Reminder: If you sign up for classes and fail to show up and or Miss a class day, you will be fined an assessment per the UA constitution payable before dues. 1 weeks advance notice of non attendance is required. Assessment will be calculated based on cost of class divided among all members who signed up.
Van has conducted several hundred separate training classes in the U.S. and Canada. He teaches the proper technique of solvent welding PVC and CPVC piping systems for industrial manufacturing facilities, commercial plumbing installations, turf and irrigation projects, wastewater treatment plants, and piping fabrication companies.
Van is a member of ASTM F-17, ASME B31, and the AALSO. He has done training presentations and seminars at WEFTEC, ASPE, and at various trade organizations and union halls across the country. He has also trained at many of the major aquariums across the United States. He is knowledgeable and familiar with much of the code language for IAPMO, UPC, ICC, and NSF standards 14 and 61 for potable water distribution.
Presentation of the Solvent Welding Process:
* Basic Principles of Solvent Welding
* Proper Techniques of Solvent Welding Plastic Joints
* Importance of Correct Sized Applicators
* Weld-On Selection Guide to Solvent Cements and Primers
* Set and Cure Times
* Causes of Failed Joints
• Hands-On Demonstration
• Test ( 25 multiple choice questions/open book)
• Training Completion Card (mailed after class)
Four 10 hour days (40 hours), All weekend classes.
start time 8am.
The IAPMO Backflow Prevention Institute provides professional training and certification in backflow prevention and cross-connection control. These courses include backflow prevention assembly tester, repairer, and cross-connection control surveyor, program administrator/specialist, and fire sprinkler system backflow tester. Each of these courses include a certification exam through the ASSE International. The classes are also structured to provide the necessary training and education to allow the individual to meet the requirements of the authority having jurisdiction in most areas.
Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification Pre-requisite: Five years of industry-related experience
This class is set up by a local business partner, We were invited to participate. We, I have no further information.
4- Days, 8am-6pm Online testing on June 13th after review.
Maximum of 20 participants
Open to 4th & 5th yr. Apprentices and Journeyman of all Trades
Description and Objective
The United Association together with the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) have established an examination/qualification program that provides an outstanding tool for determining an individual’s capabilities and competences and ensures their on-going training needs are provided for and validated in a structured environment. The UA Foreman Certification Program provides an assurance to industry that UA members have the necessary skills not only to do the job right but also to do the job right the first time.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM Promote uniform administration and enforcement of UA Foreman qualifications and certifications. Promote a level of qualification standard, which will support safety, quality, and economical leadership activities. Provide industry with a qualification that is complete, accurate, consistent, reliable and current to comply with the required applications. Commit each UA Foreman to performance that includes quality, safety and cost effectiveness for the required work. Enable all UA Foreman to recognize their individual commitment to the integrity of the UA Foreman Certification Program. Provide all UA Foreman the opportunity to enhance the quality of their work and life and to emanate goodwill among the United Association, its members, the employing contractors and their clients (owners and users).
**IF INTERESTED CALL OR EMAIL SHARON PINTO 704- 721-0517 Sharon@ualocal421.org
FIRST AID-When you understand first aid, you’ll gain the ability to help those in need. you’ll learn how to respond to specific situations, which will help you care for people in crisis as they wait for medical professionals to arrive.
CPR- you will receive the information, Training and skills needed to help during breathing and cardiac emergencies.
AED- You will receive the information and training on how and when to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
Bring Lunch as breaks will only be 30min. Plan on 10-11 hour days, will post start and end times once i receive confirmation from Instructor.
To Qualify-Candidates must have a minimum of four (4) years of documented practical experience in the field of installation of plumbing or mechanical systems.
A Medical Gas Installer certification candidate is a qualified individual who can demonstrate competence within their scope and will be proficient in and experienced in the installation of medical gas and vacuum systems covered by the ASSE Series 6000 Standard. Installers include anyone who works on or installs piping or components, including brazers. A qualified Medical Gas Installer may perform these tasks alone, or through the supervision of other individuals.
In addition to knowledge of product installation, a Medical Gas Installer is required to have a general knowledge of the applicable laws, codes, rules, listing agencies, and regulations from the federal, state, and local levels pertaining to medical gas and vacuum systems as well as knowledge of product performance, system and system component testing, documenting and recording, and medical gas terminology.
Medical gas systems and equipment covered in the ASSE Series 6000 Standard include health care facilities within the scope of NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code. Medical gas piping systems include vacuum piping.
Effective July 1, 2020, Medical Gas Examinations will only be administered by computer.
To qualify for the ASSE 6010 Medical Gas Certification, the candidate must achieve a passing score on the NITC 6010 Medical Gas Installer written exam and successfully pass the practical brazing component.
* Required for ASSE 6010 Medical Gas Installer/Brazer and any additional Medical Gas Braze, (BTS15* 5/8″-2″)
To be determined by Branch location and completed on/before Contract date.
Approved HVACR remote training material and information was sent to all MESA Branch managers in order to help members receive their contractual 8hrs of Con-ed training due to the current pandemic. For any further information in regards to dates,times and locations, Feel free to contact your Branch Manager.