Training / Safety Links

MSHA schedule 2018UA Welding Continuity Form | Safety Training Links | BTA Class Schedule 2018-2019

Scott Thrasher, JATC Coordinator-Instructor
2601 N. 30th Street
Escanaba, MI 49829
(906) 789-5865 ext. 2 Office
(906) 284-2756 Cell

John Asplund, Instructor
119 S. Front St.
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 235-0155 Cell

Jesse Harvala, Welding Instructor
2601 N. 30th Street
Escanaba, MI 49829
906 869-2297Cell

Ross Christensen, HVAC & Refrigeration Instructor
2601 North 30th Street
Escanaba, MI 49829
906 362-1936 Cell

 

Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth Bureau of Construction Codes / Plumbing Division
P.O. Box 30255
Lansing, MI 48909
517.241.9330
http://www.michigan.gov/bcc

U.S. Department of Labor
Office of Apprenticeship
Russell Davis
State Director
315 W. Allegan, Room 209
Lansing, MI 48933
Tel: (517) 377-1747
E-Mail: Davis.Russell@dol.gov

Training News:
October, November & December 2018 Training Schedule
All Training Sessions begin at 8:00 am EST unless noted.
Contact the Escanaba Office to register: (906) 789-9784
Registration is not complete until the applicable deposit is received.

Valve Technician Certification Class
• October 25th through 28th, 2018 at the Escanaba Training Center
• Initial Qualification Requirements –
a) UA Journeymen who did not serve a UA Apprenticeship shall have at least two years’ work experience before starting the UA Valve Technician Certification Program.
b) UA Apprentices shall have completed the second year of their apprenticeship before starting the UA Valve Technician Certification Program.
• Refundable Deposit (must be paid upon registration) – $75.00
• Deadline to Register – September 28, 2018
• Maximum Participants – 10
UA Weld Test Session
• November 10th, 2018 at the Escanaba Training Center
• Refundable Deposit (must be paid upon registration) – $50.00
• Deadline to Register – November 2, 2018
• Maximum Participants – 6
Instrument Technician Level I
• December 7th through 9th & December 14th through 16th, 2018 at the Escanaba Training Center
• NON-Refundable Deposit (must be paid upon registration) – $55.00 (Covers cost of Training Materials)
• Deadline to Register – November 23rd, 2018
• Maximum Participants – 10
Medical Gas 6010 Installer
• December 7th through 9th & December 14th through 16th, 2018 at the Escanaba Training Center
• Initial Qualification Requirements –
a) Candidates must have a minimum of four (4) years of documented practical experience in the field of installation of plumbing or mechanical systems.
• NON-Refundable Deposit (must be paid upon registration) – $77.00 (Covers cost of Training Materials)
• Deadline to Register – November 23rd, 2018
• Maximum Participants – 10

Plumbing Prep Class: Any one needing a Plumbing Prep Class call the hall to sign up, so we can schedule this class.

Valve Tech Class: Members wanting a valve tech class for working in Nukes, we need a min of 8-10 people, call April in Escanaba to sign up.

Training Class(es): Call the hall to be placed on the list for this up-comimg class(es).

The Upper Peninsula Joint Welding Tests: Welders call the Escanaba Hall to be put on the list for testing. When 6 to 8 people on the list are ready, a date will be set for testing and you will be notified by our coordinator.

The Local 111 Training Department is looking for members interested in becoming Certification Instructors. Below is a list of the certifications and the requirements to become instructor certified. Any member who is interested and would like more information, please contact the Training Coordinator, Scott Thrasher at (906)789-5865 or (906) 284-2756.

Certification Instructor Requirements

ATR – Authorized Testing Representative (Able to Oversee Weld Test Events) – 40 Hour course. Exam
Backflow – Current ASSE Certification, 40 Hour Training Course, Written and Practical Exams and Application to ASSE.
Instrumentation Technician – 60 Hour Course, Written and Practical Exam
Medical – Gas – Current Braze and NFPA Certification, 40 Hour course, Exam.
Signal Person – 20 Hour course, Written and Practical Exams. Must conduct a class within 6 months of receiving accreditation.
Rigging – Two (2) 40 Hour courses, both Written and Practical Exams, or current rigging certification and One (1) 40 Hour course with both Written and Practical Exams.
Valve Technician – Current Valve Technician Certification and 40 Hour course with both Written and Practical Exams.

Anyone interested in a downhill weld test, please call April.

MSHA Safety Training 8 / 24 hour:  The 2018 schedule link is above, call Cindy @ 906-228-6450 to be placed on the list for the month you want to get your training, limited to 30 for each month. Classes will be in Marquette at the hall and in Escanaba at 1219 First Ave South at 8:30 AM.

Quinnesec contact info:
Primary: Austin Johnson – 906-779-3483
Alternate: LeeAnn Johnson – 906-779-3657

After Hours Technical Support Information:
Quinnesec Mill: 906-779-3200

Call the hall if you need any type of class(es), we have an ongoing list, when there is enough interest or need we will schedule the class or training and notify you.