The following classes will be offered next semester starting January 15. Contact the Training Center if you are interested in enrollment: Orbital Welding, Jobsite Technologies, Industrial Rigging, OSHA 10.
Beginning November 1st, Weld Continuities will be submitted online ONLY. This can be done through Union Fusion or PFTC533.com. If you need guidance, give Pete Smith a call at the Training Center.
All UA members are welcome to come in from 8 AM-4:30 PM Monday through Friday to practice welding. You must be current on your dues to do so.
The next weld test session will be on Saturday, February 3, 2023, at 7 am. Contact Pete Smith at the Training Center to reserve a spot. All UA members in good standing may participate. Proof of current dues is required.
What's New at Training Center 533
Fifth-year apprentice Jacob Lee can add another notch in his belt. The 2023 Local 533 HVAC Apprentice Champion, 2023 UA District 4 HVAC Apprentice Champion, and 2023 UA International HVAC Apprentice Champion competed in the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association HVAC Apprentice Contest on behalf of the United Association on October 24 through the 29. Jacob took first place in the competition and again made Local 533 extremely proud!
Are you interested in the Pipe Fitters Apprenticeship program? Click here to read about the program and the steps to submit an application.
5th-year Apprentice Jacob Lee competed in the 2023 United Association Apprentice Contest in the HVAC Serviceperson Division the week of August 13. After five full days of written and practical testing & challenges, Jacob emerged as the winner! Twenty-nine 533 members, along with Jacob’s wife witnessed the award ceremony for Brother Lee in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on August 17, 2023. Congratulations Jacob, you did us all proud!
Left to Right:
Kevin Hendrickson - LU 533 business manager
Jacob Lee - 2023 HVAC UA Apprenticeship Champion
Cole Rogers - 2022 Welder UA Apprenticeship Champion
Chris McGhee - Training Coordinator