Training Center

July 27, 2020 –
Attention Members
The Apprenticeship Office will not be offering Continuity at this time.
If your continuity expired between February 2020 through September 2020, please call the P.I.P.E. Office 480-966-0377 to obtain a Covid-Extension. This will apply to Medical Gas Certifications, Brazing, Soldering, PVC Bonding and IR Fusion. You must call the P.I.P.E Office to receive this extension and keep your certifications current! 480-966-0377

 

July 7, 2020 – Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases across Arizona and throughout Local 469, the weld lab and all Training Center activities, including monthly continuity, have been cancelled indefinitely.

Apprentices will be updated with information on apprenticeship classes as information becomes available.

The food bank is still accepting donations and distributing items to members in need.

Please contact the Training Center Staff if you have any questions.

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News

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Jul 20

UA Local 469 Endorses Candidates for the August 4 Primary

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May 20

UA Local 469 Welcomes New Apprentices

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Apr 20

Business Manager Aaron Butler Talks About Local 469’s Response to COVID-19

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Mar 20

H&W Trust Fund Improves Benefits During COVID-19 National Emergency

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Mar 20

Renewal of Active Certifications During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 23, 2020 Message from Business Manager Aaron Butler Regarding Renewal of Members' Certifications Due to the extenuating circumstances brought...
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Mar 20

Statement from Business Manager Aaron Butler Regarding COVID-19

March 18, 2020 Brothers and Sisters: As things progress with COVID-19, I wanted to reach out and let you all...
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May 19

Upcoming Events

Fall Semester July 29 – November 23, 2019  
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Training Sectors

Plumbing

  • Residential and Commercial service work.
  • Drawing and blueprint reading.
  • Commercial and industrial systems.
  • Soldering, Brazing and Welding.
  • The latest industry standards including safety and health in the workplace.
  • UHP-Ultra High Purity, used in the Hi-Tech Industries.
  • The code training required to receive a journeyman plumber and gas fitter’s license.
  • Medical Gas installer certification.

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Pipefitting

  • Heating and cooling systems for a variety of systems.
  • Schematic, technical and isometric drawing and layouts of basic refrigeration.
  • Welding, soldering and brazing.
  • The code training required to receive a journeyman mechanical license.
  • Low and high pressure steam boiler systems.
  • UHP-Ultra High Purity, used in the Hi-Tech Industries.
  • The latest industry standards including safety and health in the workplace.

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HVAC Refrigeration

  • Heating and cooling systems for a variety of industries.
  • Electronics and electronic control systems.
  • Pneumatic control systems.
  • Energy management systemsCold Storage and low temperature systems.
  • Schematic drawing and layouts
  • The latest industry standards including safety and health in the workplace.
  • The code training required to receive a journeyman mechanical license.

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Virtual Design & Construction

  • 2D & 3D drafting & design
  • Reading & interpreting drawings/blueprints
  • Creating layout, fabrication & installation drawings
  • Designing commercial and industrial systems
  • Field layout & verification utilizing Robotic Total Stations
  • Reality capture using advanced 3D scanning equipment and software
  • Multi-trade coordination of large projects (i.e. semi-conductor, biopharmaceuticals, hospitals, power generation, etc)