Training and Apprenticeship

LIUNA members have access to the best continuing education program in North America. 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.  

LIUNA Local 1329 members and apprentices have access to the Michigan Laborers’ Training and Apprenticeship Institute (MLTAI), which is a non-profit training facility that is jointly administered by management and union labor. There are three state-of-the-art MLTAI locations to serve the training needs of Michigan Laborers'. For nearly thirty years, Construction Craft Laborers' have been able to gain new skills or upgrade their current skills by attending classes at MLTAI. Laborers' who are new to the trade can acquire the necessary skills to enter the construction industry with a degree of confidence.  MLTAI offers this training to union Construction Craft Laborers' completely free of charge. In fact, Laborers' who attend training receive a travel allowance to help offset travel expenses.

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