• UA Local 853
    Sprinkler & Fire Protection Trade Centre
  • 60 Performance Drive, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 0G6
  • 905-477-6022 | 1-800-387-7085 (Toll Free)

UA Local 853 Sprinkler and Fire Protection Trade Centre Website

UA Local 853 Training Centre

In Ontario, UA Local 853 is the only Training Delivery Agent (TDA) for sprinkler fitters designed by the MLTSD (Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development). This TDA tracks sprinkler fitter apprentices registered with the government and offers them the opportunity to attend their trade school.

All registered Sprinkler & Fire Protection Installer apprentices not registered with the Ontario Sprinkler Industry JTAC (i.e. non-union) can request their apprenticeship training school dates by submitting their request to register@ualocal853.org.

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UA Local 853 Training Centre

Upcoming Courses

Fire Pump #2

  • Course Code: FP2
  • Description: This (1) day course will focus on Fire Pump Inspection & Annual Testing. Areas that will be covered include: requirements for a proper fire pump inspection, procedures for annual testing, safe use of testing equipment, plotting test results, completing associated testing documents, in addition to basic trouble shooting. To complete this course all participants must successfully complete a written and practical evaluation and must have completed Fire Pump 1. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 12
  • Usual Hours: 8.00 hr
Starts On Ends On Classes Location
Fri. Jun 10, 2022 Fri. Jun 10, 2022 1 Toronto
Sat. Jun 11, 2022 Sat. Jun 11, 2022 1 Toronto

Introduction to Seismic

  • Course Code: SEISM
  • Description: This (1) day course will review the basics of seismic supports and requirements of NFPA 13. Types of supports/bracing will be reviewed as well as the installation requirements. Available to Journeypersons and Apprentices Maximum Participants = 18
  • Usual Hours: 8.00 hr
Starts On Ends On Classes Location
Fri. Jun 17, 2022 Fri. Jun 17, 2022 1 Ottawa

Nitrogen Generator

  • Course Code: NG
  • Description: This (1) day course will provide instruction and hands on demonstration of the operation and features of Nitrogen generator systems. Nitrogen generator systems provide on-site high purity nitrogen intended for sprinkler systems to minimize corrosion and extend the life of a system. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 9
  • Usual Hours: 8.00 hr
Starts On Ends On Classes Location
Fri. Jun 17, 2022 Fri. Jun 17, 2022 1 Toronto

Victaulic NXT Valves

  • Course Code: NXT
  • Description: This (1) day course will provide instruction and hands on demonstration of the operation, set up, maintenance and repair of the Victaulic NXT line of valves used in their dry, deluge and preaction systems. The course with show proper set up procedure and common troubleshooting and appropriate repair parts/tools. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 12
  • Usual Hours: 8.00 hr
Starts On Ends On Classes Location
Sat. Jun 4, 2022 Sat. Jun 4, 2022 1 Toronto
Sat. Jun 4, 2022 Sat. Jun 4, 2022 1 Ottawa

Note: UA Local 853 Members please sign-in to view the course details and/or sign-up for one of the above courses.

Non-Members, please call the UA Local 853 office for more information about these upcoming courses.