Upgrading classes are available to all contributing members of Local 80. They are held one evening per week, Monday - Thursday evenings from 5pm – 8pm at:
Local 80 Training Center
32700 Dequindre Road
Warren MI 48092
Spring/Summer classes are offered on a first come first serve basis. A minimum of (5) students must be enrolled in a class for it to remain scheduled. Please see the class information for additional registration details. To register for classes, call the Training Center at (586) 979-5190.
EPA 608 Certification
This 2-day class will prepare the student to take and pass an EPA Section 608 Certification Test. This class will be held on Monday, May 3rd and Wednesday May 5th from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The certification test will be given in the last part of class on Wednesday. The deadline for registration is Wednesday April 28, 2021.
Instructor: Dennis Marentette
Keith Klos Memorial Copper Class
Students enrolled in the Keith Klos Memorial Copper class will receive materials and instructions to build one copper project (copper lighthouse, hurricane lantern or birdhouse). The class will meet on Wednesday evenings for eight weeks starting on Wednesday May 5th, from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. The deadline for registration is Friday April 30, 2021. The class is limited to ten people. Local 80 Journeymen can register starting April 5, 2021. Registration for all other eligible members begins April 12. Apprentices can register for this class if they have completed and passed Sheet Metal Layout during their in-class training or the night/upgrading class.
Instructor: Sam Velez
Pipe Welding/Welding 1-4 - CLASS IS FULL
This will be the same class that is offered on Thursday nights during the Fall and Winter terms. It is a 12-week class that begins Thursday, May 6. Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 29.
Instructor: Matt Kelly
Fall upgrading class registration starts August 9, 2021 for all Building Trades and Architectural Journeymen,
Indentured Apprentices and Production Workers. Probationary Apprentices can register starting August 16, 2021.
To register for classes, call the Training Center at (586) 979-5190. The Fall term will begin the week of Monday, September 13, 2021.
Members registering for a class must submit a check for $60 to the Local 80 Training Center in order to reserve a seat in the class. The check will be cashed if the member does not complete the class. Apprentices are not required to submit a check but will appear before the Joint Apprenticeship Committee if they do not complete the class.
Fall 2021 Class Schedule
CANCELED: Class is not being offered, likely because the minimum number of 5 seats has not been filled.
OPEN: There are open seats and the class is accepting students.
CLOSED: The class has already started or registration has not yet begun.
|Class||Faculty||Status||Start Date||Class Day||Weeks||Max Seats||Seats Available|
|Detailing||Altizer||CLOSED||September 13, 2021||Mon||12||8||8|
|Trade Math**||O'Rourke||CLOSED||September 13, 2021
|Welding 1-4||Velez||CLOSED||September 13, 2021
|HVAC Field Installation||Dufour||CLOSED||September 13, 2021
|First Aid 1st Session||Jackson||CLOSED||September 7, 2021
|First Aid 2nd Session||Jackson||CLOSED
||October 5, 2021
|First Aid - Saturday||Jackson||CLOSED||November 2, 2021||Tues||1||6||6|
|Welding I/Grease Duct Welding||Zabik||CLOSED||September 15, 2021
|Introduction to AutoCAD||Wilkos||CLOSED||September 15, 2021
||McGow||CLOSED||September 15, 2021
|OSHA 30||Jackson||CLOSED||September 15, 2021
|Sheet Metal Layout||Flood||CLOSED||September 15, 2021
|Trimble Total Station||Sievers||CLOSED||September 15, 2021||Wed||4||6||6|
|Reading Plans & Spec||Blackwood||CLOSED||September 16, 2021
|Air Conditioning 1||Hedlund||CLOSED||September 16, 2021
|Architectural||Velez||CLOSED||September 16, 2021
|Welding I / Pipe Welding||Kelly||CLOSED||September 16, 2021
|Revit I & II||Shuboy||CLOSED||September 16, 2021
Welding class information:
Grease Duct Welding and Pipe Welding will be offered to members that have passed the Welding I class or members that have adequate field experience in GMAW. Welding I will run concurrently with both classes. You must specify which course you would like to take at the time of registration.
Detailing class information:
Reading Plans and Specs and Introducton to AutoCAD are prerequisites to Detailing I. Detailing I or on-the-job detailing experience is a prerequisite to Revit I.
**Passing the Trade Math class is required for all apprentices that are unable to score 70% or higher on their Trade Math
"Test-Out" Test. Apprentices must complete the class in their first 2 years of the apprenticeship.