Thursday, November 15, 2018


ESTIMATING and PROJECT MANAGEMENT CLASS  
INTERESTED IN ATTENDING IN 2019?
Estimating – This 32-hour class is designed as an introduction to estimating HVAC type work.  Court 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 24-hour 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.

We need more members to join this class before we can schedule it. Sign up today!

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

ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL CLASS
INTERESTED IN ATTENDING IN JANUARY 2019?

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!

We need more members to join this class before we can schedule it.  Sign up today!

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

Friday, November 9, 2018


LOAD CALCULATIONS AND DUCT DESIGN CLASS BEGINS DECEMBER 12
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 Wednesday evenings on December 12 and 19, 2018 and January 2 and 9, 2019 at the Training Center, Room 124.  A current dues receipt is mandatory to attend class.

To register for this class (LOAD-1), contact Jana at 651-779-6264 or jsand@metrojatc.org 

Wednesday, November 7, 2018


GAS BURNER CODE REVIEW CLASS WILL BEGIN ON FEBRUARY 7, 2019
This 16-hour class will help you better understand the gas safety controls of a residential furnace and their operation. It will also cover proper gas piping procedures, pipe sizing, clocking, meter and gas troubleshooting, and combustion analysis (Orsat tests).

Class will be held on Thursdays from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Training Center in Room 118 on 2/7, 2/21, 2/28 and 3/7/19. A current dues receipt is mandatory to attend class.

To register for this class (GAS-1), email jsand@metrojatc.org or call 651-779-6264

Tuesday, November 6, 2018


POWER LIMITED TECHNICIAN UPGRADE CLASS STARTS JANUARY 10, 2019
If you hold the Minnesota Power Limited Technician License, you are required to earn 16 hours of continued education for renewal of the license. Don't let your license lapse; it costs more money to renew if you do! This 16-hour class will give you the needed hours of upgrade training to maintain your license.

CHECK YOUR LICENSE EXPIRATION DATE NOW!

Power Limited Technician Upgrade classes will run from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Training Center in Room 118 on Thursdays 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31/19.  A current dues receipt is mandatory to attend class.

To register for this class (PLTU-1), call Jana Sand 651-779-6264 or email jsand@metrojatc.org


MECHANICAL CODE CLASS WILL BEGIN ON JANUARY 15, 2019
This 32-hour class is based on the 2015 Minnesota Mechanical and Fuel Gas Code.  This class will also help prepare you for the Twin Cities Warm Air & Ventilation Competency Exam.  It’s also very helpful for foremen and superintendents as well as detailers and estimators.  Participants in this class are required to provide their own codebook.  For your convenience, codebooks will be available (at our cost) at the Training Center.

Eight 4-hour classes will be held on Tuesdays/Wednesdays 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/6, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 and 3/6 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Training Center in Room 124. A current dues receipt is mandatory to attend class.

To register for this class (MC-1), call Jana Sand at 651-779-6264 or email jsand@metrojatc.org


OPEN WELD CLASS – Every Wednesday night from 4:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.
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.

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