Tuesday, June 18, 2019



Keep your eyes open for the J-Level Class Brochure 
coming early this fall!

Wednesday, May 15, 2019




LOAD CALCULATION AND DUCT DESIGN CLASS
BEGINS JUNE 24, 2019

*** IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO TAKE TEST IN JULY, PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 7.  ***


IMPORTANT!  BEFORE the deadline of Friday, June 7, 2019, mail:
1. Notarized application;
2. Check (Ventilation $82.50 / Warm Air $82.50 each); and
3. Apply $.65 postage to your envelope.
Again, the application/check must reach 375 Jackson Street, Suite 220, Saint Paul, MN 55101-1806 by Friday, June 7, 2019, so be sure to leave time for delivery. 

This 16-hour class will focus on the proper method to calculate heat loss for a residential home using a Manual J workbook and spreadsheet.  Information from the spreadsheet will be used to calculate the heat loss for each room, and the entire house.  Duct design will incorporate information from the heat loss spreadsheet to design a duct system to distribute the correct amount of air to each room to satisfy the load.  NOTE: This class qualifies for NATE Continuing Education Hours.

We have scheduled a Load Calculation and Duct Design class to run Monday evenings on June 24 and July 8, 15, and 22 at the Training Center, Room 124, from 4:30-8:30PM with Mario Salute.  A current dues receipt is mandatory to attend class.

If you haven’t already registered for this class, contact Jana at 651-779-6264 or jsand@metrojatc.org.

                    



Tuesday, April 9, 2019


Smoke Control Technician
formerly known as
Fire Life Safety II

 Wednesday May 8 and 
Tuesdays May 14, 21, 28, 2019
Metro JATC Training Center Room 118
4:30 - 8:30 PM

Successful completion of this 16-hour class and the included exam will certify you as a National Energy Management Institute (NEMI) Smoke Control Technician.  This class is intended for TAB professionals who are proficient in controls, smoke management systems and stairway pressurization.  In order to qualify to sit for the exam, you must have the FLS Level One Technician certification (now known as Fire and Smoke Damper Level One Technician).

Jon Knudson and Rich Campanaro will be co-instructing this 16-hour class.

A mandatory current dues receipt must be presented on the first day of class.

Please contact Metro Area JATC as soon as possible to CONFIRM YOUR PLACE.

 jsand@metroJATC.org or 651.779.6264

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Estimating and Project Management 
Mondays and Wednesdays - APRIL 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, MAY 1 and 6, 2019 

Metro JATC Training Center Building B classroom
4:30 - 8:30 PM

Instructor Steve Miller will design this class to participants' desired areas of interest/growth.

Estimating – This class is designed as an introduction to estimating HVAC type work.  Course content will include instruction on preparing estimates, job “takeoff” accuracy, estimating labor and material costs, productivity variables, labor factors for different building types overhead and markup, etc.

Project Management – This class is designed to be an introduction to developing basic project management skills.  Becoming a successful project manager takes plenty of on-the-job experience.  Course content includes management and communications, construction documents, controlling costs, scheduling, productivity, legal considerations, budget estimating, project completion, etc.


Register today at email jsand@metrojatc.org or call 651-779-6264.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019



Fire and Smoke Damper Technician 1

MONDAY, 3/11/19 @ 4:30 PM
QUESTION and ANSWER NIGHT
Prior to class, submit your question(s) to jsand@metroJATC.org

RE-TEST THURSDAY, 3/21/19 @ 4:30 pm 
To all that have tested recently for Fire Life Safety and were not successful, there will be round two on March 21 at 4:30 p.m.

 Please call Jana at 651.779.6264 or email jsand@metroJATC.org
 with your I.A. number.

Thank you.

Carl Zitzer
Metro Area Sheet Metal JATC
Training Coordinator

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

OPEN WELD
 Wednesday nights 4:30 - 8:30

This class is open to all members wishing to learn new weld skills or enhance existing ones, whether it is oxy-fuel, stick, wire, or heliarc welding. Various certifications will be attainable within this class for those wishing to certify, including structural and lagging weld certs. This is an open-entry, open-exit class. You may want to come in for one night only to re-certify or spend a dozen nights practicing for the D1.1 Structural certification.

BRING CURRENT DUES RECEIPT!

Call Jana Sand at 651-779-6264 or email: jsand@metrojatc.org to enroll 
OR
JUST SHOW UP

Thursday, November 15, 2018

“J” Level Arch Sheet Metal

STARTING MARCH 6, 2019 

Course Curriculum: (32-Hour Training) 4 Hours, 8 Nights

This 32-hour class is designed to teach you some basics of fabricating and installing Architectural Sheet Metal.  The primary focus of this class will be on installation skills with plenty of hands on applications.  Getting a completion certificate for this class will certainly help make you more employable with roofing and architectural firms.  Don’t limit your options to ductwork!
              
                           1.     Introduction - Entrance Test - Arch
                           2.    Insulation / Weather Barriers / Furring
                           3.    Flush Seam Panels
                           4.    Cap and Counter (Coping and Counter Flashing)
                           5.    Stand Seams / Corrugated Panels
                           6.    Composite (Wet and Dri-Set Systems)
                           7.    Hook Seam and S-Slip Fab and Install
                       8.    General Knowledge - Exit Review and Final 

March 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28 
Wednesdays and Thursdays 4:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructors Ricky Ventrelli and Jon Turner - Room 122

BRING CURRENT DUES RECEIPT!

To register, email jsand@metrojatc.org or call 651-779-6264