The Training and Grants Department provides comprehensive worker safety and health training and education to our rank-and-file membership, our local union affiliates, Teamster Trade Divisions and Conferences, and Teamster Departments. Our courses target workers in general industry, construction, trucking, railroad, port, hazardous waste, hazardous materials transportation, warehouse, forklift safety, disaster response, and we provide customized courses available for all divisions and conferences.


Fighting for Safety and Unity


Worker Training Program

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Consortium consists of 12 Teamster Training Centers and the Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program, representing 9 rail unions.

The target population of workers includes: remediation, construction workers; truck/rail transportation workers; warehouse workers; and airline workers. We deliver high quality safety and health training to workers in under-served populations, providing the necessary skills to safely work on remediation projects in their respective communities.

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Teamsters Apprenticeship Program

The Teamsters Apprenticeship program is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Labor, ABF Freight and Teamsters Local Union 25. The goal is to help people interested in obtaining their Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and driving freight get all their necessary training for free.

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Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program

Peer trainers dedicated to providing quality education and awareness of hazardous materials, empowering rail workers and communitiies

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Teamsters Magazine
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety (PHMSA)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR)
Training Centers
Students Trained/yr
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