About Us

Not sure exactly what it means to be a true HVACR Apprentice? Check out this explanation for some more in-depth information.

  • ORAC

    The Ontario Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association (ORAC) has Collective Agreements with Local 787.

    The Local 787 bylaws and the UA Constitution extend full authority of the JTAC to establish, amend and supervise the provisions of the Apprenticeship Standards

  • JTAC

    The Joint Training and Apprenticeship Committee (JTAC) provides education through apprenticeship and continued programs to the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry.

    The JTAC is appointed as a Local Apprenticeship Committee (LAC) by the Director of Apprenticeship as provided in the Trades Qualification and Apprenticeship Act.

    JTAC is responsible for the administration and operation of all apprenticeship training and journey person upgrading programs offered to the membership of Local 787 of the UA.

  • UA Local 787

    United Association HVAC and Refrigeration Pipefitters Local Union 787 represents over 3,500 members throughout the Province of Ontario.

    The work they perform is in the air conditioning, refrigeration and mechanical systems industry.

    This includes ICI construction, residential construction and the service & maintenance sectors.