On September 8 2020 apprenticeship training will resume. First year common core (plumbing, steamfitting, sprinkler fitting, and gas fitting trades) and second year welding will be offered. Please follow this link for the complete story.

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    • Trevor Power July 14, 2020 at 11:31 am Reply

      Are an extension being put on existing safety tickets due to COVID? Ie: tickets expiring in July/Aug etc.

      • Glen July 14, 2020 at 11:38 am Reply

        Hello Trevor – Yes, safety tickets have been extended. The letters of extensions are available on the UA 488 website and also on this one. Look at the “Energy safety Canada Safety Tickets” tab.
        It will take you to this page:

        http://albertapipetrades.ca/safety-tickets/

        Thanks, stay safe.
        Glen

    • Jordan July 26, 2020 at 4:42 pm Reply

      Why isnt the 3rd year course that was ended due to covid 19 not being offered as one of the first courses after reopen ?

      • Glen August 11, 2020 at 9:12 am Reply

        Hello Jordan – Covid-19 forced the College to deliver courses and apprenticeship training online with limited in person activities. The logical progression is to develop these in order of apprenticeship years, starting with First Year Common. AIT has published its course list and the 3rd year training is available, but in other training centers.

    • thierry theking August 18, 2020 at 5:46 pm Reply

      hello glen- trying to book my apprentice training but the front desk girl having a problem with they payment part. I did call Friday and Monday, and still not register. I would like to registered as soon as I can, because I know the policy it first come first served

      • Glen August 19, 2020 at 12:29 pm Reply

        Hi there –

        I just checked the registrations and you are not registered. Please provide:
        Name
        Address
        UA card number (if you are a member)
        email
        Phone number
        Class required (first year common or second year welding)

        Please email this to glen.aspen@ept488.ca and I will ensure you are added to the correct list.

        Our registrar will be in touch for payment.

        thanks

        Glen Aspen

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