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Thank you to Amy Campbell for the 18 years of service to our great Training Center and all of the apprentices and journeymen and women you have helped over the years. We all wish you the best of luck in the next chapter of your life and career.

The Apprenticeship Application process is currently open. The application deadline for the next class is Friday, December 29th, 2023. Applications are submitted online. Go to our website and read all requirements for the application process.

The Training Center is open for normal business 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please call Ryan Lyle at 248-585-1435 ext. 122 if you have any questions.

CALL THE TRAINING CENTER TO REGISTER FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES OFFERED IN 2023. All classes are register and pre-pay by check or money order only. Deadlines for registration and prices are listed with each class.

 Monthly Code Class – Next class is PENDING at 4:30 pm. This is not a code update class. Open to any member looking to have discussions about the interpretation of the Michigan Plumbing Code.  Great refresher for anyone wanting to take a state plumbing exam. Please call Paul at the Training Center at 248-585-1435 ext. 123 to register.


Steam Fundamentals for the Repair Plumber- 40 hour class- $100 fee

Fall: September 18 to November 20. Deadline to register September 1  


Hydronic Heating and Cooling – 40 hour class - $100 fee

Fall: September 18 to November 20. Deadline to register September 1  


ASSE Backflow Tester Re-Certification: Please be sure to check your expiration date, it is now required that you complete your update class prior to your expiration. This class is offered quarterly. $100

4 hour recert class October 24 & 25 Deadline is September 22


ASSE Backflow Tester (Full 40 hour):

Fall: September 18 – November 27 Deadline is August 11-$200


ASSE Repairer: *** Prerequisite: Must hold a current 5110 Tester Certification

Fall: September 21 - October 26, Deadline is August 11 -$100


ICRA and Water Quality: *** Prerequisite: Must Have OSHA 10 or 30

Fall: September 19 to October 28, Deadline is August 11 -$200


Medical Gas Installer (Full 40 hour): 

Fall: September 20 – November 29 Deadline to register September 1 -$200


OPEN WELDING – Nice days of Summer are here. This is a great time to get into a booth and get some welding in!  Please call Chris Opalka 248-585-1435 ext.146 for any welding related inquiries and to check on booth availability. For those that can’t find time to get in during the weekdays, open welding will be available on the first Saturday of the month, call to get a booth.

 **2023 brazing and welding sessions will be scheduled on the 1st Saturday of the month. If your brazing or welding certs are ready to expire, call to schedule an appointment. The next Welding and Brazing sessions will be Saturday, September 9th, 2023. **You must call to schedule your brazing OR welding tests at least 3 days prior to the test. Please note: All members must be dressed appropriately to be in the shop area.

2023 Course Hour reimbursement forms are available at the Training Center. You must have 8 hours (approved hours credited may vary from actual hours attended) of verifiable approved classes/training from January 1 - December 31, 2023 to be eligible for the $100.00 reimbursement.  

 OSHA Training - OSHA 10, available as an online class for $59 at This OSHA 10 class is not affiliated with the UA or our Training Center. OSHA 10 and 30 Hour Training is also offered online through the MUST website. Go to **Be sure to take the Construction Safety courses; not the General Industry courses.

It is each member’s individual responsibility to keep all their Certifications current.

If the person you are trying to reach at the Training Center is unavailable, please leave a message to ensure we can return your call. We attempt to return all messages by the end of the business day.