Business Manager's Report - June 2018

Education being one of our core values, we believe in life-long learning and using the best possible training providers available.

The Joint Apprentice Refrigeration Training School (JARTS) is the premier educator of both union and non-union Refrigeration & Air Conditioning workers in British Columbia. Apprentice and Journeyman members of UA Local 516 are all trained at JARTS.


Exclusive Courses

The following courses are now available for registration exclusively to UA Local 516 Members.  When the signatory contractor (employer) contributes to the Training Fund, there is no cost to the member (employee) for this training.  These courses will not be posted on any other website, as they are for our members only.  If you are interested in registering, be sure to do so as soon as possible, as these courses may fill up quickly due to high demand.


No courses scheduled at this time.  If there is an interest in, or a request for, a specific course, contact UA Local 516.

Past Courses Offered:

Emerson Spotlight on Compressor Failures

Test Products International (TPI) Combustion Analysis

Aerial Lift Combo 1-Day Course

Forklift Operator Training 1-Day Course

Whatever their faults, unions have been the only powerful and effective voice working people have ever had in the history of this country.

~ Bruce Springsteen