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11.2.17UA Education and Training Department: Fall Newsletter Now AvailableRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training and Education Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



9.21.17September 2017 Safety NewsletterRead about the latest Safety News and learn how the UA ensuring the safest and healthiest working environment for our members...Read More



6.1.17NEW OSHA 7110 Safe Bolting PracticesThe UA & the ITF recently launched the NEW OSHA 7110 Safe Bolting Practices...Read More



5.24.17UA Education and Training Department: Summer 2017 Newsletter Now AvailableRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training and Education Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



1.25.17UA Education and Training Department: Latest Safety NewsletterRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



9.15.16Veterans in Piping (VIP): JBLM Welding & HVACR GraduationsToday, 25 soldiers participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will graduate from the programs in welding and HVACR....Read More



9.1.16Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: 4th Fort Sill GraduationSix soldiers participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Fort Sill will graduate from the sprinkler fitting program. This is the 4th VIP class g...Read More



7.28.16Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: 22nd Camp Pendleton GraduationToday, sixteen marines participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the 16-week welding curriculum....Read More



6.30.16Veterans in Piping (VIP): Sixteen Soldiers Graduate at Fort CarsonToday, 16 soldiers will graduate from the Veterans in Piping® (VIP) Program in welding at Fort Carson....Read More



6.2.16Veterans in Piping (VIP): Fourth Welding Class Graduates at Fort CampbellToday, 19 soldiers graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Fort Campbell....Read More



5.27.16UA Training Department: Summer Newsletter Now AvailableRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



5.5.16Training E-News: 2015 ASSE ConferenceThe UA Training Department's E-News episodes are brief informational updates to showcase the installation, service and technologies that affect our work....Read More



4.28.16Veterans in Piping (VIP): Welding & HVACR Graduations at JBLMToday, 26 soldiers participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will graduate from the programs in welding and HVACR....Read More



4.14.16Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: 3rd Fort Sill GraduationTen soldiers participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Fort Sill will graduate from the sprinkler fitting program. This is the 3rd VIP class g...Read More



3.17.16Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: 21st Camp Pendleton GraduationToday, sixteen marines participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the 16-week welding curriculum. This is the...Read More



2.17.16UA Training Department: February 2016 NewsletterRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



2.11.16Veterans in Piping (VIP): 6th Fort Carson GraduationToday, 14 soldiers will graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program in welding at Fort Carson....Read More



1.21.16VIP Graduations at Camp Lejeune & Fort CampbellToday, 34 veterans will graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program in welding at Camp Lejeune & Fort Campbell...Read More



1.14.16Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: 17 Graduate at Fort HoodToday, 17 welding students graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Fort Hood after completing weeks of accelerated training...Read More



12.16.15UA Training Department: Training and Safety NewslettersRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



12.10.15Veterans in Piping (VIP): HVACR & Welding Graduations at JBLMToday, 26 soldiers participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will graduate from the programs in welding and HVACR....Read More



12.9.15Training E-News: Instructor Training Program (ITP) WeekThe UA Training Department's E-News episodes are brief informational updates to showcase the installation, service and technologies that affect our work....Read More



11.19.15Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: 2nd Fort Sill GraduationToday, seven soldiers participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Fort Sill will graduate from the sprinkler fitting program. This is the 2nd VI...Read More



10.28.15Training E-News: National Fire Protection Association ConferenceThe Training Department is proud to offer E-News updates. These videos are brief, informational updates on industry changes...Read More



10.27.15UA Training Department: October Newsletter Now AvailableRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



10.19.15Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: 20th Camp Pendleton GraduationOn Thursday, October 22, sixteen marines participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the 16-week welding curri...Read More



9.3.15Veterans in Piping (VIP): Fort Campbell GraduationToday, 20 soldiers graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Fort Campbell....Read More



8.27.15Veterans in Piping (VIP): Camp Lejeune & Fort Hood GraduationsToday, 29 soldiers graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Lejeune and Fort Hood....Read More



8.26.15Training E-News: HVACR ConferencesThe Training Department is proud to offer E-News updates. These videos are brief, informational updates on industry changes...Read More



8.26.15UA Training Department: August Newsletter Now AvailableRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



8.18.152015 Instructor Training ProgramThe UA’s Instructor Training Program (ITP) is considered one of the most successful skills training programs in North America. And it’s perhaps one of the m...Read More



7.28.15Veterans in Piping (VIP): Welding & HVACR Graduation at JBLMFifteen welding students and 10 HVACR students will graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Thursday, July 30th...Read More



7.8.15July 2015 Safety NewsletterRead about the latest Safety News and learn how the UA ensuring the safest and healthiest working environment for our members...Read More



7.7.15Veterans in Piping (VIP): First Sprinklerfitting Class GraduatesToday, four soldiers graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program in sprinklerfitting at Fort Sill, Oklahoma....Read More



6.24.15UA Training Department: June Newsletter Now AvailableRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



6.11.15Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: Camp Pendleton GraduationToday, 16 marines graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program in welding at Camp Pendleton. This is the 19th VIP class graduating from Camp Pendleton....Read More



6.10.15UA Training Department E-News: MCAA Safety Directors' ConferenceThe Training Department is proud to offer E-News updates. These videos are brief, informational updates on industry changes...Read More



6.1.15May 2015 Safety NewsletterRead about the latest Safety News and learn how the UA ensuring the safest and healthiest working environment for our members...Read More



5.12.15VIP Program: One Woman's Career Choice was a Family ChoiceFor 24-year-old Army Specialist Kellie Abbey, becoming a welder/pipefitter in the UA was the absolutely perfect career choice...Read More



5.6.15April 2015 Training NewsletterRead about the latest happenings in the UA Training Department and learn about upcoming events...Read More



4.24.15Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: Fort Campbell GraduationToday, 17 service members graduate from the inaugural Veterans in Piping (VIP) welding class at Fort Campbell, which is located astride the Kentucky-Tennesse...Read More



4.22.15UA Training Department: Yes, There's an App for That!The UA’s latest Training App is designed to meet the needs of our membership by serving as a resource for easy access to important Training Department inform...Read More



4.6.15Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program Featured on CBS Evening NewsThe UA's VIP Program was featured on Friday night's CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. Click here to watch the clip...Read More



3.30.15Training E-News: Autodesk UniversityThe International Training Fund is proud to offer occasional E-News updates. These videos are brief, informational updates on changes in the industry....Read More



3.19.15Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: 26 Graduate at JBLMToday, 16 welding students and 10 HVACR students graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord..Read More



3.4.15Fire Protection Mobile Training Trailer Will Be In Service This JuneThe UA’s new fire protection trailer, which made its debut at this year’s Pipe Trades Training Conference, will help meet our ongoing demand to train our mem...Read More



2.24.15Training E-News: Latest Trends in Welder TrainingThe International Training Fund is proud to offer occasional E-News updates. These videos are brief, informational updates on changes in the industry....Read More



1.28.15Appointment of Chris Haslinger as Building Trades Apprenticeship and Training DirectorBrother Chris Haslinger, UA Director of Training, has been chosen to serve as Director of the North America’s Building Trades Apprenticeship and Training Com...Read More



1.27.15UA and TEEU of Ireland Sign Historic Global Federation Agreement at the Irish EmbassyIn its continuing expansion as a global presence, the United Association has signed an affiliation agreement with the organization’s counterpart in Ireland,...Read More



12.19.14Training E-News: Medical GasClick here to view the first episode of the Training Department's E-News. These videos are brief, informational updates on changes in the industry....Read More



8.15.142014 Instructor Training ProgramThe UA’s Instructor Training Program (ITP) is considered one of the most successful skills training programs in North America. And it’s perhaps one of the m...Read More



6.5.14General President Hite Meets with VP Biden, Secretary Perez to Discuss TrainingGeneral President Hite was one of 13 representatives from corporations, community colleges, the labor community, and non-profit organizations to join Vice Pr...Read More



3.24.142014 Pipe Trades Training ConferenceThis year’s Pipe Trades Training Conference took place February 12 -13 in San Antonio, Texas.Read More



3.24.14Pipefitter Helps Fellow Fernald Workers Get Medically ScreenedPipefitter Helps Fellow Fernald Workers Get Medically Screened...Read More



3.19.14VIP Welding Program Graduates First Class from Fort CarsonVIP Welding Program Graduates First Class from Fort Carson...Read More