HVACR Brazing Certification
Tuesday and Thursday night 04/02, 04/04, and 04/09 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm (total of 2 nights each class)
In this class, you learn what is needed to become certified in HVACR Brazing. The 2nd night you will have two coupons sent out for inspections & certifying.
Instructor: Robert Balcioni (Max 12 students) / Brazing Lab Room 11
Basic Boiler Overview
Tuesdays and Thursdays 03/19 & 03/21 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm (total of 2 nights)
In this class you will learn the basics of how boilers function. You will get hands-on experience with 3 different types of Boilers. The instructor will demonstrate basic troubleshooting, safety protocol and general maintenance.
Instructor: Robert Balcioni (Max 6 students) / Hydronics Lab Room #12
Orbital Welding Class (Part of the Life Science Stackable Certification)
Monday and Wednesday from 01/22 – 03/04, from 4:00pm – 7:00pm (14 nights)
No Class 2/19 *Holiday*
In this UA 40-hour orbital class, students will learn how to set up, calibrate, test run and operate an AMI orbital machine. Students will be able to identify the parts of the machine and how to set them up in a safe and proper fashion. During this in-depth Orbital course students will be able to use the worksheets and formulas in developing functioning weld programs. With the completion of this course the students will take a UA weld test (UA-18A) and after the successful welds are completed a nationally recognized certification will be issued.
Instructor: Tristan Nosworthy (Max 6 students) / Stainless Lab
Mitsubishi City Multi VRF Basics
Tuesdays and Thursdays 01/30 & 02/01 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm (total of 2 nights)
In this class you will be introduced to Mitsubishi’s City Multi VRF system. We will cover the following items. How a VRF system works, how to design and build your own system, locate and pipe your system, address and program, pre start up and trim the refrigerant charge, final startup, test and confirm. You will need to bring a laptop for the class. The instructor will contact you before the class starts with the details.
Instructor: Michael Johnson (Max 6 students) / 1st Night in Room #6 / 2nd Night in Teardown Lab
Robotic Total Station Class
1 day 8-hour Saturday class 02/03 OR 03/23 from 8:00am - 4:30pm
Learn the ins and outs of the Trimble robotic total station and how the new Panasonic tablet software works. If the requirements are met, you will receive a certification.
Instructors: Thomas Perez & Jim Barrett
RIGGING/HOISTING/ SIGNALING LVL1
1 day 8-hour Saturday class 01/27 OR 03/9 7:00am - 3:30pm
The Level 1 Rigger will Identify job hazards consistent with OSHA Compliance regulations and SOPs of the Company and policies. Understand hitches and rigging gear. Working load limits, reject able criteria for all gear. Rigging principles and practices that make for safe hoisting from cranes, loaders, and forklifts. Material handling, load weight, COG, swing radius, capacities and signaling must be understood. Course overview will consist of the following: Identifying Hazards in the workplace and to not work outside their scope of experience Safe Work Practices Classroom: ASME B30.9, B30.10, B30.26 standards and Federal Regs., source materials Hands on: Inspections / Operation / Material handling / Rigging / Signaling. Test: Written/Visual/Operational. Upon completion of the course and passing the test, the trainee (student) will receive a Wallet Card establishing that they are "RIGGING/SIGNALING LVL1''. This training is good for 3 years after which the trainee(student) is to be recertified.
Instructors: Rodney Conway & Hawkeye Safety Training
Motor Bearing, Pump Seal and Laser Alignment
Tuesdays and Thursdays 03/05, 03/07 & 03/12 5:00pm – 9:00pm (total of 3 nights)
You will learn about the different types of bearings and replacing them as well as replacing pump seals and then using a laser alignment tool to align the shafts.
Instructor: Robert Balcioni (Max 6 students) / Teardown Lab
NITC MEDICAL GAS RECERTIFICATION REFRESHER COURSE (Part of the Life Science Stackable Certification)
March 27th 4:00pm-8:00pm
To remain compliant to NFPA 99 2021 Healthcare Facilities Code changes. National ITC Corporation (NITC) will require that all recertification candidates provide “proof of completion” of “a minimum 4-hour training course” to subsequent editions of the NFPA99.
Note: You will need to sign up for this class 4 weeks prior to the class date. You need to have your Brazer certification current prior to taking this class.
All NITC Medical Gas System Personnel recertification candidates, planning on scheduling recertification examinations through NITC, must complete this mandatory training prior to applying for their recertification exam
Instructors: Rod Conway / Room #6 (Max 20 students)
UA Welding and Brazing Certification Testing
Second Wednesday of each month from 4:00pm - 7:00pm (02/14, 03/13, 04/10)
Members scheduling tests will need to contact the Training Office 48 hours prior to the test and submit their full name, UA card number and choose one of the following UA Weld Tests: UA-1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 10, 14, 15, 21, 22, 25, 38, 41, 50, 51, 63, 67.
Instructors: Tristan Nosworthy (Max 4 students) / Welding and Braze Lab
Mondays and Wednesdays from 01/22–04/25 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm (total 27 nights)
In this course, you will learn to model plumbing and mechanical systems using the building information modeling software and the basics of navigating the user interface. You will annotate and dimension drawings, generate sections, details and schedules. You will also produce 3 dimensional images and renderings of plumbing and mechanical systems. The Basic Computer Skills Class will be a prerequisite for this class. If you are advanced in computers, you can contact the instructor to challenge the prerequisite. If the class requirements are met, you will receive a certification. (Revit 1 Prerequisite)
Instructor: Thomas Perez (Max 16 students) / Room #2
Arc Welding Workshop (Open Shop)
Monday and Wednesday from 01/22 – 04/24, from 4:00pm – 7:00pm
This is an open forum arc welding class. This class will be a great opportunity to practice welding pipe in multiple positions and possibly hone your skills well enough to pass a certification test.
Instructors: Justin Holochuck Max 16 Students) / Welding Lab
UA Foreman Training Program (Certification)
Monday and Wednesdays from TBD 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm (total of 14 nights)
This course is taught to the specifications of the UA Foreman Certification Program. It covers topics critical to the workplace and jobsite supervision, including leadership, relationships, documentation, planning and scheduling work, safety, coordinating subcontractors and suppliers, and measuring and managing productivity. Understanding the Full Cost of an Hour of Labor and Standard of Excellence will be discussed. A certification exam will be administered at the conclusion of the course.
Instructor: Coby Kelly / Room #1 (Max 20 Students)
Open and Inspect / Teardown of a Carrier 5H Series Compressor
Tuesday’s and Thursday’s nights from 02/20 -02/29 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm (total of 4 nights)
In this class you learn how to read dial indicators and micrometers and spec for the equipment in the classroom. There will be lab time dedicated to disassemble and take and record measurements, assess and reassemble.
Instructor: Robert Balcioni / (Max 8 students) Teardown Lab
Daikin VRF Class
Tuesdays and Thursdays (03/19, 03/21, 03/26) 5:00pm – 8:00pm (total of 3 nights)
In this class you will be introduced to the Daikin VRF system. We will cover the following items; how a VRF system works, how to design and build a system, locate and pipe a system, address and program, pre start up and trim the refrigerant charge, final startup, test and confirm. You will need to bring a laptop for the class. The instructor will contact you before the class starts with the details.
Instructor: Michael Johnson (Max 6 students) / first two Nights in Room #6 / 3rd Night in Teardown Lab
GEORG FISHER CERTIFICATION CLASS (Part of the Life Science Stackable Certification)
Mondays and Wednesdays from TBD from 5:00pm-8:00pm (4 Nights)
This class is composed of classroom & hands-on elements along with tests. The classroom elements cover topics including safety, material storage, prep for material and equipment, equipment operation, specifics of plastic jointing and inspection, and troubleshooting. The hands-on element covers machine set-up and operation along with prep, and fabrication of plastic joints.
Instructors: Justin Holochuck / Room # Stainless Lab (Max 6 students)
Tradesmen Introduction to Building Automation & Controls
Tuesdays and Thursdays 01/08 - 3/20 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm (20 classes)
Students will then be exposed to the fundamentals of HVAC Controls. The course will start with a basic review of controls protocols, then expand into the incorporation of controls methodology and devices into HVAC equipment. Basic controls wiring methods and troubleshooting will also be reviewed.(Pre-Apprentices)
Instructor: David Yu
*****SHOP/LAB SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: *****
Safety equipment and protective clothing are required for all shop/lab classes. Safety items include; safety glasses, gloves, sturdy work boots, sturdy long sleeve shirts and long pants, welding hood, welding jacket and welding gloves. If you do not have these items, talk to the class instructor as safety requirements will be strictly enforced. Any student who fails to meet these safety requirements will not be permitted to participate in the Shop/Lab and may be removed from class.