Training Trust

The Training Trust employs a full-time training staff dedicated to serving the membership with access to quality; pertinent, equitable and timely training; and up-to-date, vocationally oriented training programs.

Courses offered include hazardous materials for shipping and handling, entry level and commercial driver training, OSHA health and safety, first aid/CPR, NSTC, forklift, flagging, Microsoft and Adobe products business applications, and a number of other training courses.

If you have any questions about your eligibility for training or the courses offered, please contact your local ATESTT office, Anchorage (907) 278-3674 or Fairbanks (907) 479-8451. For the calendar of upcoming training and programs visit them at http://www.akteamsterstraining.com.

To receive training through the Training Trust, you must have worked 400 hours through an Employer who contributed to the Training Trust through a Collective Bargaining Agreement within the past 24-month period, or have a firm offer of employment from a participating Employer.

The Trust is administered by a joint Board of Trustees. The Board is comprised of an equal number of Employer representatives and employee (Union) representatives.