Journeyman Course Payments

You should not pay for any classes until you have registered online and been confirmed to participate. Approximately 2 to 3 weeks prior to the start of each class, you will be notified only if classes have adequate participation. A minimum of 10 journeymen is required for the J.A.C. to sponsor the class.

If you have any questions, please contact Chad or Trish at (763) 533-5514.


 

CODE & CERTIFICATION CLASSES

 

City Oil Code
This class covers the Uniform Building Code regarding fuel oil. The class is available to all Journeymen, but the test is limited to those who have the required experience and can meet specific requirements.

 $35 ($25 plus $10 book fee)
 
 

City Gas Code Six-week course
This class covers the Uniform Building Code as it relates to Gas Systems. The class is available to all Journeymen, but the test is limited to those who have the required experience and can meet specific requirements.

 $105 ($25 plus $80 book fee)
 
 

City Refrigeration Code Six-week course
This class covers the Uniform Building Code as it relates to refrigeration and air conditioning systems. The class is available to all Journeymen, but the test is limited to those who have the required experience and can meet specific requirements.

 $25
 
 

City LP Steam/Hot Water Six-week course
This class covers the Uniform Building Code as it relates to Low-Pressure Steam and Hot Water piping and systems. The class is available to all Journeymen, but the test is limited to those who have the required experience and can meet specific requirements.

 $41 ($25 plus $16 book fee)
 
 

State High Pressure Steam Code Six-week course
This class covers the State High Pressure Steam and Ammonia code. The class is available to all Journeymen, but the test is limited to those who have the required experience and can meet specific requirements.

 $40 ($25 plus $15 book fee)
 
 

JM Fall Welding Eight-week course. September start.
Welding tests are scheduled on an as-needed basis. Please review the UA Weld Test Program to determine which test you want to take, and then call the training center to get your name on the list. Once a test date is scheduled you will be notified of the date and time.

 $100 if working
 
 $75 if not working
 
 

JM Spring Welding Eight-week course. April start.   
Welding tests are scheduled on an as-needed basis. Please review the UA Weld Test Program to determine which test you want to take, and then call the training center to get your name on the list. Once a test date is scheduled you will be notified of the date and time.

 $100 if working
 
 $75 if not working
 
 

OSHA 10-Hour Certification  Three nights, August start.
Ten-hour OSHA safety training (10 hr. OSHA card upon successful completion.)

 $25
 
 

OSHA 30-Hour Certification   Five additional nights in Aug following OSHA 10
30-hour OSHA safety training. Must attend all 8 nights within six months to get this certification. (30 hr. OSHA card upon successful completion.)

 $25
 
 

MSHA 24-Hour Certification  Six nights starting in September.  
Upon the completion of this 24-hour course, you will receive the MSHA certification required to work in a mine. Please note this certification requires an 8-hour refresher course each year. The course covers Introduction to the mine work environment, Health Hazards in the Mine Environment, Emergency medical procedures; escape and emergency evacuation plans; fire warning signals and firefighting procedures, Statutory rights of miners and their representatives, Hazard Recognition and procedures for reporting hazards, Fall Prevention/Protection, Silica Hazard Awareness, Electrical Hazards, Confined Space Hazards.

 $25
 
 

MSHA 8-Hour Refresher
Two nights, starting in September. (Held off-site at Dunwoody)
MSHA certification required to work in a mine requires this 8-hour refresher course each year.

 $25
 
 Qualified Signal Person Certification
One night, must pass written and practical tests for certification.
Must have all Standard Hand Signals memorized before class.

This 1-night course covers hand, voice, and radio signals used with cranes, and crane operating characteristics and limitations. Upon completion of this class you will meet the signal person qualification requirements of OSHA 29 CFR subpart CC (1926.1419-1926.1422; 1926.1428) and will be issued a Qualified Signal Person card.
 
 $25
 
 

CFC Certification
This course studies the current EPA laws regarding the recycling, reclaiming and recovering of high and low pressure refrigerants. (U.A. CFC Certification upon successful completion.)

 $25
 
 

Underground Tank Re-Certification  
The JAC will no longer offer the Underground Tank Certification or Re-Certification Course. Journeymen seeking recertification can go to the MPCA website and sign up for the one day re-certification course. It is advisable to register at least 6 to 8 months before your certification expires.

  Check MPCA Web Site for Course Fees  
 

UA STAR HVACR Certification
This course will review for the UA STAR HVACR Technician Certification exam. The exam will be the final night of class and will be proctored by the NITC. The cost of the exam is $120.00.

 $41 ($25 plus $16 book fee)
 
 

UA 50 & 51 Brazing Certification
Brazing tests are scheduled on an as-needed basis. Call the training center to get your name on the list. Once a test date is scheduled you will be notified of the date and time. The tests consist of (2) joints in each the horizontal and vertical up flow positions, using a BCuP filler metal, purged with nitrogen.  The UA 50 test is on ¾” Type L tube and the UA 51 is on is on 1½” Type L tube.

 $25
 
 

Power Limited License Renewal
This 8-hour course meets the 8 CEUs of continuing education required by the State Board of Electricity for license renewal. Renewals require 16 hours of CEUs, so it is recommended a renewal class be taken every year.

 $25
 
 


    
 

ADDITIONAL JOURNEYMAN CLASSES

  
 

Advanced Rigging
This 6-night course focuses on hands-on rigging applications, including drifting lengths of pipe, picking loads with an off center gravity, handing off and inverting loads. The course also covers calculating load weights as well as planning the load path, and will review rigging components, hand signals, hardware selection, & crane operating characteristics.

 $32 ($25 plus $7 book fee)
 
 

Ammonia
This 6-night course covers an introduction to ammonia, its operation and introduction to compound systems and safety factors.

 $43 ($25 plus $18 book fee)
 
 

ARC Flash Safety - NFPA 70E
    Prerequisite: Must have an HVACR Electrical Background
This course covers OSHA and NFPA safety requirements and procedures. Topics include hazardous energy isolation, electrical safety, and arc flash safety.

 $133 ($25 plus $108 book fee)
 
 

Basic Refrigeration
This 10-night, hands-on course covers the fundamentals of refrigeration and air conditioning and includes the study of basic refrigeration theory, system components and basic control systems.

 $80 ($25 plus $55 book fee)
 
 

Burner/Boiler Start-up
This course is designed to teach the basic start up of gas and oil burners. It covers the proper sizing of burners to the boiler, gas and oil train code requirements, and basic control functions and troubleshooting.

 $53 ($25 plus $28 book fee)
 
 Commercial Refrigeration
This 14-week course covers the main components of a supermarket refrigeration system including oil management, head pressure controls, EPRs, CPRs, compressor components, electronic valves, proper piping practices, as well as many different application and start-up procedures of a commercial refrigeration system. This course requires a good knowledge of electricity and refrigeration systems.
 
 $36 ($25 plus $11 book fee)
 
 CWI $100
 
 

DDC/Building Automation
This course will cover the main components of a building automation system including set-up, troubleshooting and calibration procedures for I to P transducers, sensors and electronic actuators. The student will set-up, program and wire VAV/DDC boxes, create graphic displays, tune P.I.D. loops. Trane Summit, Tracker, and Alerton automation systems will also be covered.

 $41($25 plus $16 book fee)
 
 

Foreman Training
This 6-night course covers basic blue print skills, creating material lists, projecting manpower needs, people skills and understanding contractor needs.

 $25
 
 

Orbital Pipe Welding 
This course will cover everything from basics of orbital welding methods; weld machine programing, and practical orbital welding exercises. At the conclusion of this course the participants will have the opportunity to take the UA 18A orbital welding certification.

 $58 ($25 plus $33 book fee)
 
 

Heat Fusion Joining of Polyethylene Pipe
This course will cover everything from basics to electrofusion methods. Practical application in heat fusion and electrofusion will be included.

 $25
 
 

Pneumatic Controls
This 14-night course covers pneumatic control systems, trouble shooting and common energy retrofits. Students will study actual control drawings and how each component functions in the control circuit. Prerequisite for this course is Pneumatic Controls 1 or the student must have a good knowledge of pneumatic control systems.

 $94 ($25 plus $69 book fee)
 
 

PRO10/CORE 4
This is a 10-hour course. The first 4-hour night (CORE 4) covers the core training topics, while the second and third 3-hour nights cover various approved topics. Journeyman who have completed the LU 539 apprenticeship program within the last 5 years fulfill the required 6 hours of additional training topics, and will qualify for the PRO-10 card by completing the CORE 4 training.

 $25
 
 

Snubber Training

 $25
 
 

Trimble Training - Basic
This class is a one-night introduction to Trimble. Trimble’s mix of hardware, software and mobility technologies streamlines communication and collaboration throughout the construction lifecycle. Members who work on CAD or BIM projects may be using this technology currently or will be in the near future and should consider taking this training.

 $25
 
 

Trimble Training - Advanced
This is a one-night class on the practical application of Trimble. This class provides you with hands-on training of the Trimble Product line. You will map and set up points using Trimble. The Basic Trimble class is a prerequisite for this class.

 $25
 
      
 

* Bank fees as well as class & book fees are non-refundable.

       


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