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LIUNA members have access to the best continuing education program in North America. And it's free! LIUNA training includes more than 50 different courses, opening the door to new opportunity and advancement; providing valuable learning skills such as hazardous materials remediation, remote tunnels, concrete work, and a wide range of other building construction skills. Training helps employers compete with higher productivity and quality, and helps workers earn more and work more safely.

It is becoming increasingly necessary for laborers to obtain training to keep up with the constantly evolving construction industry. The Chicagoland Laborers Training & Education Center provides training at our state of the art facilities to our laborers that is second to none.

There Are Three Locations

Carol Stream location: 1200 Old Gary Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188
Homer Street location: 5700 W. Homer St., Chicago, IL 60639
South Street location: 134 N. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, IL 60412

Phone: 630-653-0006
Toll Free: 888-595-FUND
Fax: 630-653-2762

The Training Center will also dispatch instructors to local union halls to conduct the following classes:

  • Flagger Certification
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Signal Person
  • OSHA 10 & 30

Hours for OSHA 30 training are 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM and hours for Flagger Certification are 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM. 

Whether you are a first year apprentice or 25 year journeyman, we strongly recommend that you utilize this valuable resource and obtain this invaluable training whenever time allows. More and more, our union contractors are requiring laborers to be certified in their specific field.

Among The Many Certification Courses Offered Are

  • Flagger Certification

  • Aerial Lift

  • Operator Pipeline Qualification (O.Q.) - required for mainline pipeline call-outs

  • First Aid/CPR

  • Asbestos Abatement Worker Training/Renewals

  • Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Training/Renewals

  • Lead Abatement Worker Training/Renewals

  • Lead Abatement Supervisor Training/Renewals

  • Lead RRP (Renovation, Repair and Painting) Training/Renewals

  • Microbial Remediation

  • Hazardous Waste Training/Renewals

  • Industrial Power Vehicle

  • Scaffold Builders

  • Hydromobile

  • Crane Signalling

  • 10 Hr & 30 Hr OSHA Safety & Health

There are many other classes available that you can utilize to learn a different aspect of construction, or to simply hone your skills. In todays construction world, a diversified laborer is an employable laborer. If you wish to sign up for a class, simply call the union hall and an agent will submit your application. A daily stipend is paid on most classes at completion of course. Please note that the training center requires you to arrive for class on time. You must also be current on your union dues and dressed in proper attire. You should dress as you would when you go to work.