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. 2 weeks advance notice of non attendance is required. Assessment will be calculated based on cost of class divided among all members who signed up.

 

 

Two night plastic fusion piping Training

Location

CONCORD TRAINING CENTER

Instructor

Kevin Payne, Ferguson Corp -Commercial Engineered Products

Date

4/5/2022  &  4/12/2022

Schedule

Two nights 5:30p to 9:30p

Description

4.5.22 class schedule.
Hands on demonstration of Socket welding of PPR-CT pipe.

Sizes-1/2” thru 4” pipe

Tools- Hand irons- small and large, Bench welding tools, weld in place clamp assist tool, and bench clamp assist tool

Other- How to do a weld-o-let. Electrofusion connections.

Q and A session

4.12.22 class Schedule.
Hands on demonstration of Butt Welding of PPR-CT pipe.

Sizes- 3”-24” pipe

Tools- McElroy Acrobat butt weld machine for live demonstration. Review “other tools via internet

Fabrication and scanning- How to make the project meet tight schedules

PPR-CT is Random Copolymer Polypropylene, which is used in today’s HVAC and Plumbing market as a replacement for copper, carbon steel, stainless steel, PVC and CPVC. It has NSF 14 and 61 certifications, and is one of the up-and-coming technologies in the industry today

UA EPPRI RIGGING CERTIFICATION CLASS

Location

Concord Training Center

Instructor

Perry Banks and Andrew Tuttle

Date

May 13,14 and 15

May 21 and 22 

Schedule

8am-5pm daily

1/2 hour lunch break.

Description

In today’s competitive environment, all industries have to consider the critical issue of rigging as
a key factor in the continued productivity of their operations. Industrial Rigging & Crane Signaling in
particular is a major focus
The United Association (UA) has addressed industry’s needs by developing an intensive course of study
that includes classroom and hands-on instruction using the latest rigging & signaling equipment and
materials. The UA Industrial Rigging & Crane Signaling Certification Program has been designed to ensure
that UA members are able to take on any rigging & signaling task they may encounter.

  • if interested contact Sharon Pinto 704 721-0517
  • OPEN TO ALL TRADES

Trimble RTS 773 Training (completed)

Location

Concord Training Center

Instructor

Morris Swaenepoel

Date

Dates

Feb 12 & 13

Feb 26 & 27

Schedule

8am-4pm all four days.

1/2 hour lunch break- recommended you bring lunch

Contact Sharon Pinto at 704 721-0517 to sign up

* open to 3rd,4th,5th YR. Apprentices and Journeyman with piping experience. Must be able to read Blueprints

Description

TRIMBLE RTS TECHNOLOGY

Engineered and manufactured by the organization that introduced the first robotic total station back in 1990, the Trimble RTS series of Robotic Total Stations was designed specifically to meet the needs of building contractors. Because of this, the RTS Series significantly increases accuracy, reliability and productivity based on the unique applications and workflows of construction.

Robotic total stations allow you to automate tasks on your job site with ease. Through the use of robotic total stations, you can get faster and more accurate access to data and improve your workforce’s collaboration with real-time insights. Keep down your construction costs and eliminate the need for rework with field layout equipment from Trimble.

  • RTS773: The Trimble RTS773 features an integrated camera with a telescope view you can access remotely through Trimble Tablets and Trimble Field Links. This feature allows you to document locations from anywhere and get instant photo documentation on your as-built locations. The Trimble RTS773 is designed with maximum quality in mind and can be operated remotely using Trimble Field Link Software.

Applications

• Establish project control
• Checking or tying in to property boundaries
• Layout of excavation lines
• Layout of anchor bolts
• As-built checks
• Layout of hangers, sleeves and underground pipe
• Light topographical measurements

OSHA 30

Location

Wendell Training Center  (class full)

Concord Training Center

Instructor

Jeremy Girton- Wendell

Ricki Robertson- Concord

Date

Wendell    (April 9,10,23,24)

Concord      (June 11,12,25,26)

Schedule

four 7.5 hour days 

8am start time.

Description

This 30-hour construction safety course provides an in-depth view of the OSHA safety and health standards for the construction industry. Participants will learn about the rights and responsibilities of the employee and employer. A 30-hour OSHA certification card will be awarded upon successful completion of this course. This course is recommended for all superintendents, foremen, stewards, journeymen and apprentices.

Contact Sharon Pinto 704-721-0517 to sign up

*open to all crafts, Apprentices and Journeyman

Trenching and Excavation Competent Person training (Class completed)

Location

Concord, NC

Instructor

Ricki Robertson

Date

FEB 19, 2020

schedule Date(s) 

Feb 19th. 2022  8am-4pm

**OPEN TO ALL JMN AND APPRENTICES OF ALL TRADES**

Contact Sharon Pinto to sign up 704 721 0517

Description

Gain a working knowledge of definitions of Key Terms Used in the OSHA Excavation Standards (1926 Subpart P)

OSHA Requirements (federal and state) for being a Competent Person on an excavation site

General Hazards Associated with Trenching and Excavation Work

Requirements for Locating and Working Near Underground Utilities (including State utility codes)

Dangers Associated with Water Accumulation

Access and Egress from Trenches and Excavations

Exposure to Vehicular Traffic

Identifying and Addressing Potential Atmospheric Hazards Associated with Excavation Work

Soil Testing and Classification System (per appendix A of the OSHA excavation standard)

Requirements for Protective Systems

Sloping and Benching

Shoring

Trench Boxes

Other protective systems

Competent Person Inspection Requirements (pre and post-excavation, daily . . .)

OSHA Directives and Interpretations Related to Trenching and Excavation

Handling OSHA Enforcement Inspections at Trenching and Excavation Sites

Confined Spaces Competent Person training (completed)

Location

Concord Training Center

Instructor

Ricki Robertson

Date

FEB 5th. 2022

Schedule

FEB 5th. 2022 8am-4pm

**OPEN TO ALL JMN & APPRENTICES OF ALL TRADES**

Contact Sharon Pinto to sign up 704 721 0517

Description

Based on the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 permit-required confined space standard

Customized activities

Get scenario-specific training

8-hour course

Interactive course

Understand the scope & application of OSHA’s various confined space entry standards

Identify “Confined Spaces”, then determine if they are “Permit Required”

Understand OSHA requirements for developing and maintaining a “Permit-required confined space entry program”

Know responsibilities of entrants, attendants, entry supervisors, contractors

Identify when you may utilize OSHA’s “Alternate Entry” and “Reclassification” procedures

Understand the requirements for “Rescue & Emergency Services”

Have a basic knowledge of the general use and limitations of related equipment

**OPEN TO ALL JMN & APPRENTICES OF ALL TRADES**

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