Training

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.

For more information on the Joint Apprentice Refrigeration Training School, and to view their upcoming courses, visit their website at www.jarts.ca

 


Exclusive Courses

The following courses are now available for registration exclusively to UA Local 516 Members.  There is no cost to the member for this training.  These courses will not be posted on the JARTS website, as they are for our members only.  If you are interested in registering, be sure to contact JARTS as soon as possible, as these courses may fill up quickly due to high demand.

 

Test Products International (TPI) Combustion Analysis
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 6:00pm-9:00pm
Course Description - Maximum 25 participants
Call 604.882.2774 or email to register.
Course code: CA117

 

Emerson Spotlight on Compressor Failures
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 8:00am-4:00pm
Course Description - Maximum 16 participants
Call 604.882.2774 or email to register.
Course Code: CF118

 

Emerson Spotlight on E2 Controller Training
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 8:00am-4:00pm
Course Description - Maximum 16 participants
Call 604.882.2774 or email to register.
Course Code: RCT118

 

Past Courses Offered:

Aerial Lift Combo 1-Day Course

Forklift Operator Training 1-Day Course

 


Open-To-All Courses

The following courses are now available for registration without cost to UA Local 516 MembersThese courses may be posted on the JARTS website, so if you are interested in registering, be sure to contact JARTS as soon as possible.  These courses may fill up quickly due to high demand.

 

Past Courses Offered:

Refrigeration Endorsement - Electrical Course

Aerial Lift Combo 1-Day Course

If you are interested in the Aerial Lift Combo Course, contact Samantha at JARTS at 604.882.2774.
You may be able to put your name on a waiting list.

Confined Space Entry 1-Day Course

Due to lack of interest, JARTS will unlikely be offering the Confined Space Course in the future.
If you are interested in taking the course, contact Matt at JARTS for more details.

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