Training Center Update

Brian Murphy is the 393 Pipe Trades Training Center Coordinator. He’s led the efforts to create a hybrid learning model, bringing apprentices both online classes and Covid-safe in-person labs. “The pandemic has forced the Training Center to modernize is ways we only dreamed of before,” said Brian. “It was a steep learning curve for both the apprentices and the instructors to move courses online. Now we wonder, “How did we ever do this before without an online component?” “Hybrid in-person and online learning is here to stay, but there are some things you have

June 17th, 2021|Training|

Featured Apprentices

William Watson, 5th Year Steamfitter “Prior to the apprenticeship, I was active duty military for six years and did a tour in Afghanistan. I came through the Veterans in Piping (VIP) program where you start with welding. It’s my favorite part of the job--not just to be able to stick two pieces together, but the science of metal, filler, and gas. It keeps your mind going. “In 2019, I competed in the State Apprentice Contest in the welding category. I was proud to be representing not only 393, but the UA in general and

June 16th, 2021|Training|
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