MOST: The Safety & Training Arm of the Boilermakers ~ 1-800-395-1089

Founded in 1989, MOST (Mobilization, Optimization, Stabilization and Training) manages 17 programs to enhance Boilermaker safety, readiness and availability, job skills and leadership.

The MOST Programs – Mobilization, Optimization, Stabilization and Training – are designed to increase the skill levels of all Boilermakers, and provide value to the Owners and Contractors who employ them. Since its inception, MOST Programs have resulted in a 90% reduction in OSHA recordable injuries. The 17 programs that comprise MOST were developed and designed specifically for the Boilermaker trade and are categorized in one of four dedicated components based on their intent.

For more information on MOST programs, visit their website at or call 1-800-395-1089.

** All Classes for union members only **


Apprentice Classes:

Apprentice classes will resume Nov – Feb.

You may practice welding at the Spokane Union Hall: Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm (Instructor available most days) AND some Tues/Thurs evening with enough people – Call to check first.

..or at the Portland Training Center 2515 NE Columbia Blvd. Portland, OR 97211: Tues – Fri, 8am – 4:30pm.

We recommend that you use this time while we have an instructor in the shop to practice for work and/or Common Arc testing.

Please call the Union Hall with questions.

We would like to start scheduling some classes!
If you need to take any of the following classes, please add your name to the list.
** Classes will be scheduled as soon as we have the minimum number of poeple’s names on the list for each class.

OSHA 30 (one-time, 4 day class)

OSHA 10 (Now Online! – Contact office for details)

Scaffold Training (must complete OSHA 30 first)

Rigging – 4 Modules (total of 3 days)

Leadership Training For Frontline Supervisors

Steward Training

Helper Training (40 hrs)

NTD Information Class

Code Training Class

Night Welding Class – Spokane Union Hall, Tues & Thurs 5pm-8pm (When Instructors Are Available)

Sign Me Up For A Class!

(You do not have to have welding training/experience but it would help with placement in the Apprenticeship pooling.)


SCC – Welding & Fabrication Technology

Anvil Welding Instruction

Columbia Basin College – Welding Technology