IUOE Local 49 Training & Apprenticeship Center

The Local 49 Training & Apprenticeship Programs develop the best, most professional Operating Engineers in the industry.

At Local 49's Training Center we are committed to the best possible educational opportunities for members of IUOE Local 49! Whether you are sure of your educational goals, or still undecided, Local 49 Training is a great place to enhance your future career opportunities.

We are a comprehensive educational program, with our main facility located just east of Hinckley, Minnesota. All training either at the facility or at locations spread across our service area is funded entirely by contributions from our membership.

Local 49 Operators - Making the Grade!

Earn While You Learn


The more one of our members or apprentices visits the Training Center...