News from Plumbers Local 5

Member Training | Journeyman Training
Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Member Training

Please contact the Training Facility (301-552-3505) or email mvasquez@plumbersualocal5training.com for more information.

-All training courses will take place at the Local 5 Training Facility located at 5000 Forbes Blvd. Lanham, MD 20706. All classes begin at 4:00pm unless otherwise noted.

-All fees are payable via cash, credit card, or money order (made payable to Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship Fund).

-Class sizes are limited to a 16-person maximum unless otherwise noted. A waitlist will be established for each class. You will be notified via phone and email when space is available. Please contact the Training Facility to register.

 

Backflow Full Certification

Details:

Date: February/March 2022
Please contact the Training Facility to register.

Course Length: 40 hours

Course Materials: Backflow Manual ($80)

Non-Local 5 Members: There is a $550 fee made payable by cash, credit card, or money order.

*This course qualifies for Divisional Journeyman (DJ) advancement.

 

Backflow Recertification

Details:

Date: To be determined.
Please contact the Training Facility to register.

Course Length: 8 hours

Non-Members: There is a $350 fee made payable by cash, credit card, or money order.

 

Braze Certification/Re-Qualification

Details:

Date: March 2022
Please contact the Training Center to register.

Fees:
Braze Re-Qualification (Vertical Up-Flow): $50
Braze Certification or Braze Retest: $75

Code Review

Details:
Course Overview: Code review beginning with Plumbing code.

Date: March 2022

Course Length: 10 nights

Books available for purchase: International Plumbing Code (IPC 2018) $64.80, International Gas Code (IGC 2018) $131.00, WSSC $51.00

*This course qualifies for Divisional Journeyman (DJ) advancement.

 

Foreman Training

Details:
Course Overview: Instruction ranging from paperwork to conflict resolution, time management to job management.

Date: February 2022
Please contact the Training Center to register.

Course Length: 11 night course.

Course Materials: Foreman Manual ($50)

*This course qualifies for Divisional Journeyman (DJ) advancement. You must attend a minimum of thirty (30) hours to take the Foreman exam.

Helper Class

Details:

Date: March 2022
Please contact the Training Center to register.

Course Length: 7 nights
*Students must attend a minimum of six nights to receive credit for the course.

Course Materials: Use and Care of Tools ($35)

Please submit payment for the book before the first night of class. Payment is accepted by credit card, cash or money order made payable to the Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship Fund.

 

Medical Gas Full Certification

Details:

Date: March 2022
Please contact the Training Facility to register.

Course Materials: NFPA 99 book ($80)

Course Fee: *NITC Price Increase Effective March 1, 2022*
Installer exam fee with braze certification: $150
Installer exam only fee: $130

Course Length: 32 hours

Payment is accepted by credit card, cash or money order made payable to the Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship Fund.

To Qualify:

-Minimum of four (4) years of documented practical experience in the field of installation of plumbing or mechanical systems.

For more information visit NITC’s website: https://nationalitc.com/certifications/medical-gas-installer-6010.cfm
*This course qualifies for Divisional Journeyman (DJ) advancement.

 

Medical Gas Recertification

Details:

Date: To be determined.
Please contact the Training Facility to register.

Course Materials: NFPA 21 ($85)

Course Fee: *NITC Price Increase Effective March 1, 2022* $60 exam fee

Course Length: 4 hours

For more information visit NITC’s website: https://nationalitc.com/certifications/medical-gas-installer-6010.cfm

 

OSHA 30

Details:

Date: March 2022
Please contact the Training Facility to register.

*This course qualifies for Divisional Journeyman (DJ) advancement.

 

Service Class

Details:

Date: March 2022
Please contact the Training Facility to register.

Course Length: 11 nights

Course Materials: Service Manual ($90)

*This course qualifies for Divisional Journeyman (DJ) advancement.

 

Virginia Continuing Education

Details:

Date: April 6, 2022

Instructor: Tom Buckley
Please contact the Training Facility to register.