Since 1889, the United Association has served as a stronghold as a union for the plumbing and pipefitting community, offering education and support for thousands of workers.
Discover the rich history of one of the nation's largest unions
HISTORY OF THE UA
PLUMBERS & STEAMFITTERS UNION
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Dispatch Office / Training Center
11445 Commercial Parkway
Castroville, CA 95012
Telephone: (831) 633-6091
Fax: (831) 633-1613
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Organizer / Apprenticeship:
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Many jobsites are requiring CPR and First Aid training. Don’t be left out. Learn a skill that can be used anywhere, not just at work. The CPR/First Aid Certification is valid for 2 years.
Throughout the year we offer continuing education classes to our members
Please call the office for times and availability.
MEDICAL GAS BRAZING
Brazing Qualifications must be renewed every six months. To remain current our training center offers the opportunity to braze in a controlled environment.
MEDICAL GAS INSTALLER CERTIFICATE
This 40-hour course will give you the knowledge it takes to work on and install medical gas systems in Hospitals and Doctors offices. The certification is valid for 3 years and can be renewed with an 8-hour refresher class.
California is on the leading edge of jobsite health and safety requirements. In this class you will not only learn the responsibilities of your employer but also personal responsibilities and how to protect yourself.
Welders are found on almost every jobsite worldwide. Learn critical skills that are in high demand to keep you working. Our class provides instruction in SMAW and TGAW.
Automatic orbital gas tungsten arc welding is used in a variety of industries. The process is used in various applications, from the biopharmaceutical and semiconductor industries to petrochemical and power plants to chemical processing and refining operations.
Tube Bending is an overlooked aspect of our industry. Come learn the techniques used to bend tubing like a pro. This class will teach you how to use the SAG (Setback / Advance / Gain) System to become a competent tube bender.
Safety requirements are becoming more stringent every day. This course provides the student with a working knowledge of cranes and rigging equipment. Students will learn safe rigging techniques, hand signals, and safe working loads in this 60-hour class.