UAPICBC delivers a variety of specialized courses and certifications designed to help union Journeypersons and apprentices learn new skills. We also provide certification testing for members for various welding processes. Testing and courses are provided to UA Local 170 members in good standing at a substantially reduced cost as they are subsidized through the PIAB training funds. Courses are scheduled throughout the year and on demand when requested by a minimum of 10 students.

Some of training/testing offered:

Classroom Training                                                                                                                      

Online Courses (email registrar@uapicbc.ca with your name, UA card number requesting a PIN and instructions):

Pipeline Construction Safety Training (PCST)

Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS-09)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System 2015 (WHMIS 2015)

Welding & Other Certification Testing (link to Welding & Other Certification Testing Page)

Please contact UAPICBC to schedule the following certification/re-certification tests:

  • CWB – Structural
  • PWP 1 thru 15 – Pressure Tests
  • MCA 1 thru 13 – Pressure Tests
  • Brazing PBP 15 – Med Gas
  • BCP-100 / Alberta B – Pressure Test

Download the UAPICBC app for real time notifications of upcoming programs. (Link is under Quick Links)