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The Apprenticeship Application process is currently open. The application deadline for the next class is Friday, July 28th, 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. 


2018 Michigan Plumbing Code Update- Please call the Training Center, 248-585-1435 to sign up for one of our in-person classes.  There are also several classes offered online. To find the online classes, go to and select “Find CE/CME”, then choose Michigan and Plumbing Journey to see a list of approved courses. There is also an online course put together by UA Local 370 that can be found at


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 February 21, 2023 at 4:30 pm. 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

Spring: March 6 to May 8. Deadline to register February 24  

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


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

Spring: March 9 – May 11. Deadline to register February 24  

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 April 18 & 19 Deadline is March 17

4 hour recert class July 25 and 26 Deadline is June 23

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


ASSE Backflow Tester (Full 40 hour)

Spring: March 6 – May 15 Deadline is February 3 -$200

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


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

Spring: March 9 – April 13, Deadline is February 10 -$100 

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


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

Spring: March 7 to May 9. Deadline is February 3 -$200 

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


6010 Medical Gas Installer Recertification- *All current Med Gas certification holders are required to take this update. **Final class ** February 28 & March 2 - Deadline to register is February 2 - $200 


Medical Gas Installer (Full 40 hour): 

Spring: March 8 – May 17 Deadline is February 24 -$200

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


OPEN WELDING – Winter is coming, it is a great time to get into a booth and upgrade some welding skills!  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 session will be Saturday, February 4, 2023. You must call to schedule your welding tests at least 3 days prior to the test. Please note: All members must be dressed appropriately to be in the shop area.

2022 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, 2022 to be eligible for the $100.00 reimbursement. Deadline to submit 2022 reimbursement forms is March 31, 2023.


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.