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
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.
Upgrading class registration starts August 13, 2018. To register for classes, call the Training Center at (586) 979-5190. The next term will begin the week of Monday, September 17, 2018.
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 2018 Class Schedule
|Class||Faculty||Status||Start Date||Class Day||Weeks||Max Seats||Students Enrolled|
|Detailing I, II &III***||Altizer||Closed||September 17, 2018||Mon||12||15||9|
|Trade Math****||O'Rourke||Closed||September 17, 2018
|Welding***||Velez||Closed||September 17, 2018||Mon||12||10||10|
|Introduction to Duct Installation||Dufour||Open||October 8, 2018||Mon||6||10||0|
|First Aid 1st Session||Jackson||Closed||September 18, 2018
|First Aid 2nd Session||Jackson||Closed
||October 16, 2018
|First Aid 3rd Session||Jackson||Closed||November 13, 2018
|Electrical*||Marentette||Closed||September 19, 2018
||Closed||September 19, 2018
|Introduction to AutoCAD**
||Wilkos||Closed||September 19, 2018||Wed||12||15||11|
||McGow||Closed||September 19, 2018||Wed||12||9||12|
|OSHA 30||Jackson||Closed||September 19, 2018||Wed
|Sheet Metal Layout||Flood||Closed||September 19, 2018
|Lagging||Velez||Closed||September 19, 2018||Wed||12||10||0|
|Reading Plans & Spec**||Blackwood||Closed||September 20, 2018||Thurs||12||12||12|
|Gas Heating Service I||Hedlund||Closed||September 20, 2018||Thurs||12||9||3|
|Architectural||Velez||Closed||September 20, 2018||Thurs||12||12||6|
|Welding||Kelly||Closed||September 20, 2018||Thurs||12||10||10|
OPEN: There are open seats and the class is accepting students.
CANCELED: Class is not being offered, likely because the minimum number of 5 seats has not been filled.
CLOSED: The class is full, the class has started or registration has not yet begun.
*AC I / AC II:
- AC I / AC II will be offered in the Winter 2019 term. They will be offered at the same time slot with the understanding that the class with the least number of students will be cancelled.
**Prerequisites to Detailing I:
- Reading Plans and Specifications
- Introduction to AutoCAD
***Welding and Detailing Classes:
Welding 1-4 and Detailing 1-3: Class work will be assigned based on each student's experience and skill level.
Passing the Trade Math class is required for all apprentices that are unable to score 70% or higher on the "Test-Out" Test. Apprentices must complete the class in their first 2 years of the apprenticeship.