UA Local 401

2022 Apprenticeship Intake


Online Applications will be accepted from:

Monday June 6th, 2022 until Wednesday July 6th, 2022 at 4:00pm.

The Online Mechanical Aptitude Test will be held on

Friday July 8th, 2022 to those who register and are eligible.



All details on the intake will be provided on this website.

The office staff will not have any information on the Intake and are not to be contacted.

Mandatory Requirements:

  1. Must be at least 18 year of age and possess a valid driver’s license.
  2. Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  3. Must have successfully completed a minimum Grade 12 education, including Grade 12 math.

Applicants will be required to upload supporting documents for proof of age, education and a resume before receiving authorization to write the online mechanical aptitude test.


The following documents will be accepted: 

  1.       Driver’s License
  2.       High School Transcript that shows Grade 12 Math and OSSD completion.
  3.        OR High School Equivalency (GED) Certificate.
  4.       OR an ICAS Report.
  5.       OR a High School Diploma and a College level math transcript accompanied by a letter from the College stating that the curriculum of the course completed is equivalent to a grade 12 Math credit.


How to apply:

Apprentice Intake Applications will be accepted online from:

 Monday June 6th, 2022 until Wednesday July 6th, 2022 at 4:00pm.

In order to ensure serious applicants only, there will be a nominal $10 application fee.

Please ensure you have read/met ALL requirements and have all documents ready PRIOR to applying. Refunds will not be granted.

Click on the link below and following the instructions.


The Mechanical Aptitude test will be live on Friday July 8, 2022 from 12:00AM – 10:00PM.

Only those who register and meet all requirements will be permitted to write the Mechanical Aptitude test.


After applying:

Only the applicants who meet the requirements and have the top scores on the Mechanical Aptitude test be contacted for an interview.

Those applicants selected from the interviews must attend a mandatory safety training session. After the training session is completed, probationary apprentices will be placed on a list to be dispatched as work becomes available. If you are accepted for an apprenticeship, you will be required to:

Serve a 9000-hour apprenticeship.
Be punctual and maintain a good attendance record on the job.
Provide own transportation to and from job sites.
Work under the direction of a Journeyperson on the job site and perform duties.
Attend related training classes regularly and maintain an acceptable average in those classes.
Training will include three sessions of Trade School (8 weeks each), and also minimum of four mandatory night school courses over the five-year contract.
Abide by all rules and regulations of the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.




The Apprentice Intake is for the Plumber and Steamfitter Apprenticeship Program only.

UA Local 401 does not offer Welding Apprenticeships.


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