Training Centers/Classes

We believe in the importance of lifelong learning. Our 16 training centers offer a year-round schedule of skill upgrades and industry certifications for journey-level workers at all points in their careers.This training ensures that our members can expand their abilities, specialize their skills, and keep up with the industry’s newest techniques and technologies. It’s all part of the productivity and value we bring to the job.We take jobsite safety seriously. Our training centers offer more than two dozen types of health and safety training, including First Aid, basic and advanced OSHA training, customized training for Millwrights, confined space work, and specialized needs.

Members who want specific training — or signatory contractors who want specific training or certifications for their crews — should contact their nearest training center.

To sign up for a class, contact the training center where the class is being offered, or email ojt@uniontraining.org.

Iowa Training Centers
Des Moines
Sioux City

Minnesota Training Centers
INSTALL Floor Coverers Training Center (Saint Paul)
Jerry Alander Training Center (Hermantown)
L.J. Shosten Union Training Center (Saint Paul)
Rochester Training Center
Twin Cities Training Center (Saint Paul)

Nebraska Training Center
Omaha

North Dakota Training Centers
Bismarck-Mandan (Center)
Fargo

South Dakota Training Center
Sioux Falls

Wisconsin Training Centers
For class schedules, please click here.

Classes may also be offered at Local unions. Contact your Local for more information.