Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 44 Apprenticeship
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Exceptional training is a longstanding hallmark of Local 44. From our five-year apprenticeship program to our specialized classes for journeyman, we offer a flexible curriculum that not only supports our members but also furthers our trade.
With a broad collection of training modules and equipment, our trainiing center is one of the most advanced pipefitting/steamfitting facilities in the United Association. It reflects our time honored approach where our apprentices learn from our journeymen and are expected to pass their knowledge on to the next generation.
PLUMBERS & STEAMFITTERS UA LOCAL 44 TRAINING
3915 E. MAIN AVE • SPOKANE, WA 99202
To Whom It May Concern:
The Inland Empire Plumbers and Steamfitters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee hereby issues official notice to all interested parties that they will continue to accept applications for apprenticeship opportunities.
Inland Empire Plumbers and Steamfitters Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older. Inland Empire Plumbers and Steamfitters Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee will take positive action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required by the rules of the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council and Title 29, Part 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
As part of the Committee's continuing Affirmative Action efforts, minorities and females who meet the minimum qualifications, as outlined on page two of this notice, are urged to apply during the application availability periods as detailed in the following paragraph:
Applications will be available at UA Local 44 Plumbers and Steamfitters Union offices, 3915 E. Main Avenue, Spokane, Washington, 99202, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; excluding holidays.
The deadline for returning completed applications and other required documents will be thirty (30) calendar days before the interview dates. Any application returned after the thirty-day time limit will not be processed by the Committee.
Following the individual application issuance and return period, all applicants who have met the minimum qualifications and have passed the written exam, will be notified when and where to appear for their evaluation interview before the JATC. This oral interview will be one of the factors used in determining each applicant's position on the eligibility pool list. The interview portion of the selection procedure will be scheduled on a periodic basis as needed.
Complete information regarding minimum qualifications and also a brief description of some of the work involved in the trade are attached and thus made a part, by reference, of this official notification.
Joe Krels, Director of Training
Plumber Continuing Education Requirements
Journey Level and Residential specialty Plumbers
Individuals that renew between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 are required to complete 16 hours of continuing education for a 2 year period consisting of:
Effective July 1, 2021 all journey level and residential specialty renewals will require 24 hours of continuing eduction for a 3 year period consisting of:
~ WA State Continuing Education & Idaho State Continuing Education ~
4 hr. Electrical Update
July 12, 2021 @ 5:00pm
Basic Life Support
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 5:00 pm
8 hr. Plumbing Code Update
Saturday July 17, 2021 - 8:00 am
ONLINE CONTINUING ED COURSES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS AT NO CHARGE
BOILER V CONTINUING ED - ALL CLASSES TO RENEW LICENSE ARE AVAILABLE
Rigging Course: Contact Joe Krels for dates and to be placed on the roster.
OSHA 10/30: Contact Joe Krels for dates and to be placed on the roster.
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