Training in Alberta

Check out our calendar to see our current in-class course offerings. For more courses, check out the links below.

Health and safety

Stay safe and certified through our health and safety courses. If the course you want isn’t listed in the current training calendar, call your local member centre to learn when it will be offered.

Online Training

Save time and money by taking training online. CLAC offers dozens of courses, including CSTS, WHMIS, Drug and Alcohol Awareness, Behaviour-Based Safety, and more.

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Behaviour-Based Safety (BBS)

CLAC’s online Behaviour-Based Safety program is designed to prevent workplace incidents by providing tools to change at-risk behaviours before they result in injuries or fatalities.

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To gain access to most construction projects in Alberta, you must take the Construction Safety Training System course, which we offer in all our member centres.

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Trade skills

Advance your construction career through pre-exam help and hands-on scaffolding and welding training in our state-of-the-art training centre in Edmonton.

Are you interested in becoming a welder apprentice? Take our 12-week pre-employment welding program and get a head start in your career.  Contact us today to learn more.



Welder testing and training

Welding Shop Price List

CWB Testing Schedule

CWB (CSA W 47.1)

Pre-Employment First Period Welder with W47.1 (CWB) FCAW

Initial B Pressure Courses

Do it Yourself Welding Courses



Industrial Scaffolding

Competent Person Frame Scaffold

Competent Person System Scaffold


Career Development

Industrial Construction Crew Supervisor

First Level Supervisor Training  


Course Schedules

Calgary Course Schedule

Edmonton Course Schedule

Fort McMurray Course Schedule


Training programs

Our innovative training programs and partnerships are helping Canadians enter the trades and helping employers find the workers they need.

Aboriginal Initiatives Program

Women Building Futures


Labour relations

Looking to improve your workplace relationships, or gain a better understanding about what being part of a union means? We offer labour relations program for workers and managers, and a three-part training program for CLAC stewards.

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