Cont. Ed. Classes2019-11-05T09:19:52-05:00

Continuing Education Classes 2021 – 2022

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.

 

 

IPS Weld-On Solvent Welding Training “PVC”

Location

Charleston- June 26

Concord- July 10th   (meeting at concord)

Wendell-July 31st

Instructor

Mr. Van Hester

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.

Date

June 26th

July 10th

July 31st

Schedule

8am-12pm

Description

Training Agenda

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)

* Open to all Trades and Levels

ASSE Backflow Certification & Recertification Training (completed)

Location

136 old wagener Rd.

Aiken.SC 29801

Contact # 803-270-1986

Instructor

Bob Carpenter UA Local 630

Date

May 15,16,22,23

Schedule

Four 10 hour days (40 hours), All weekend classes.

start time 8am.

Description

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.

 

UA FOREMAN CERTIFICATION PROGRAM(completed)

Location

Concord Training Center

Instructor

P.BANKS & A.TUTTLE LU 188

Date

JUNE 5,6,12 & 13

Schedule

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/CPR/AED TRAINING

Location

Instructor

Jessica Foster

Date

To be determined

Schedule

To be determined

Description

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)

Medical Gas Installer Certification Class

Location

Concord, NC. Training Center

Instructor

Leroy Givens

Date

July 17th,18th,24th and 25th.

Schedule

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.

Description

  • 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.

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 sign up contact sharon pinto at 704 721-0517

MESA REMOTE TRAINING (completed)

Location

Branch office you work out of

Instructor

Assigned by Branch Location

Date

Assigned by Branch location

Schedule

To be determined by Branch location and completed on/before Contract date.

Description

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.

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