Local 401’s Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee holds our apprentices to the highest level of standards in the industry. Extensive training is MANDATORY throughout the 5 levels of their apprenticeships as well as the 3 levels of Trade school that is required by the Ministry. Financial incentives are also provided to members upon completing trade school at local colleges. Once accepted into Local 401’s Training program, an apprentices is enrolled into a safety program that provides invaluable safety courses that prepares that individual to enter the workforce with the confidence and knowledge to be successful in the trades. Courses offered to our apprentices include but are not limited to: GHS-WHMIS, Working at Heights, Asbestos work practices, Mould Awareness, Confined Space, Lock Out, Ontario Health & Safety Law, Apprentice Pre-Trade School, union Heritage, Blueprint Reading, Safety & Rigging and Basic Welding.