Journeyman Training

Upcoming Training Classes

Contact the training center at 713-861-3202 ext 217 to register.

Backflow Tester 48 Hr. Class - $215.00 for union members

The Houston Area Plumbing Joint Apprenticeship Committee will offer a 48 hour Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Course. This course presents guidelines for acceptable practices for Testing Backflow Prevention Assemblies used in Cross Connection Control Programs. Course material includes information needed for identifying cross-connections, understanding how backflows occur and the dangers they present, methods used to control backflows and recommended applications for each type of backflow assembly, and hands-on testing and maintenance procedures for various assemblies.

Students who successfully pass the Certification Exam administered at the conclusion of the course will receive a certificate issued by the American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE) and will meet the course requirements to be licensed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

The class will meet on the following dates at the time indicated:

***Class currently not offered***

Backflow CE 24 Hr. Class - $160.00 for union members

The Houston Area Plumbing Joint Apprenticeship Committee is offering a 24 hour Backflow Continuing Education Class that will meet the requirements of the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE) to recertify as a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester.

The class will meet on the following dates from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM:

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Medical Gas 48 Hr. Class - $55.00 for union members

The Houston Area Plumbing Joint Apprenticeship Committee is offering a 48-hour Medical Gas Piping Installation Training Class. The class will meet on the following dates from
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM:

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Multipurpose Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems

The Houston Area Plumbing Joint Apprenticeship Committee in cooperation with the UA/MCAT State Training Committee is offering a 40-hour Multipurpose Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems Course. This forty hour course meets the application requirements of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners for Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Specialist Endorsement examination and the course requirements for American Society of Sanitary Engineers for Plumbing Based Residential Fire Protection Systems Installer Certification. This course provides the plumber with the technical requirements to design and install Multipurpose Systems and an understanding of current Laws, Rules, Standards and Codes governing Multipurpose Residential Fire Protection Sprinkler Systems for one and two family dwellings.

The cost for the Course is $190.00 for union members. Cost includes ASSE Certification Examination for ASSE 7010 Certification.

Class will be held Monday, March 6, 2017 through Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 7:30 AM until 6:30 PM each day.

Class size is limited. Contact the Training Center to pre-register for the course. Payment is due at your first class meeting.

 

OSHA 30 Hr. Class - no charge for Local 68 members

The Houston Area Plumbing Joint Apprenticeship Committee is offering a OSHA 30 hour class. The class will meet on the following dates from 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

You must attend all 4 class meetings to receive the OSHA 30-Hour Certification. 

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Saturday, June 10, 2017

Service Plumber Certification Class - $55.00 for union members

The Houston Area Plumbing Joint Apprenticeship Committee is offering a 40-hour Service Plumber Certification Class. The class will meet in Beaumont at 695 Chamberlin on the following dates from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM:

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017