Apprenticeship & Training

The Alberta Ironworkers Local 725 Apprenticeship and Training Agency is passionate about making an effective difference in our member’s lives by providing excellent training programs and opportunities. The training department maintains a positive and inclusive learning environment and we take pride and responsibility in exceeding expectations. Our instructors are dedicated to meeting the demand of our contractors and members.

Courses Offered

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Fall Protection

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Eliminating fall hazards
  • Legislation & standards pertaining to fall protection
  • Employer and worker responsibilities
  • Recent statistical information, workplace incidents, and the need for training
  • Methods of eliminating, analyzing, preventing, and controlling falls
  • Rescue and escape planning
  • Pre-use visual inspections
  • Reporting deficiencies
  • Impact forces
  • Fall clearance
  • Fall protection systems
  • Fall protection system components

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Elevated Work Platform (EWP)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Eliminating fall hazards
  • Legislation & standards pertaining to fall protection
  • Employer and worker responsibilities
  • Recent statistical information, workplace incidents, and the need for training
  • Methods of eliminating, analyzing, preventing, and controlling falls
  • Rescue and escape planning
  • Pre-use visual inspections
  • Reporting deficiencies
  • Impact forces
  • Fall clearance
  • Fall protection systems
  • Fall protection system components

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE

  • A Valid Fall Protection ticket is required prior to attending this course.

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Telehandler/Rough Terrain Forklift

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Safety Regulations & Standards
  • Telehandler Fundamentals
  • Field Hazard Identification
  • Preventative Maintenance & Procedures (Pre-Operational Inspections)
  • Job Safety Analysis
  • Safe Operation
  • Principle of Balance & Stability
  • Proper Start Up & Shut Down Protocol
  • Operating on Slopes
  • Safe Load Handling & Techniques
  • Load Charts

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First Aid

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • This national program includes 9 additional provinces and 3 territories specific legislative requirements covering applicable OH&S, CSA & ISO standards. This program allows for the mobility of workers across Canada.
  • Basic knowledge and proficiency in the identification and classification of confined spaces and in the identification of restricted spaces
  • How to recognize the risks and hazards of confined/restricted spaces
  • Demonstrate knowledge of methods of controlling them
  • How to define the duties of a confined space attending worker (monitor)
  • How to apply knowledge of Canadian legislation and the Code of Practice to work in each province.

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Confined Spaces

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Eliminating fall hazards
  • Legislation & standards pertaining to fall protection
  • Employer and worker responsibilities
  • Recent statistical information, workplace incidents, and the need for training
  • Methods of eliminating, analyzing, preventing, and controlling falls
  • Rescue and escape planning
  • Pre-use visual inspections
  • Reporting deficiencies
  • Impact forces
  • Fall clearance
  • Fall protection systems
  • Fall protection system components

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Courses Offered

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