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As an employee at UMC, Inc., stay up-to-date with company announcements and events. We update this page regularly and encourage you to check here for new information and resources. Information is an important part of excellence, and you can find it all below.

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Apprenticeship Programs

Plumbing & HVAC TRAINING INFORMATION

We provide paid apprenticeships for our new plumbing and HVAC hires. Besides your hourly wage, there are many government financial programs and grants, that can provide resources for your tools, childcare, or even books. Scroll below to find links for specific programs offered in Utah, Colorado and Idaho for apprenticeship program grants.

Also, as you scroll, you will find quick links to training requirements for all four years of schooling for both the plumbing and HVAC tracks. If you have questions about where you are at in the program, your next steps, or how to apply, please fill out the form below, and a member of our HR team will contact you shortly.

1st Year

 PLUMBING | HVAC

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3rd Year

PLUMBING | HVAC

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2nd Year

PLUMBING | HVAC

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4th Year

PLUMBING | HVAC

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Which apprenticeship are you in?
What year are you in your apprenticeship?

Partnering Apprenticeship and Training Providers

Salt Lake Community College
Ogden Weber Tech College
Mountainline technical college,
Davis Technical College
College of Western Idaho
Construction Industry Training Council of Colorado, Inc

PLUMBING Work Process Schedule

Occupation Title: PLUMBER
O*NET-SOC CODE:47-21S2,02 , RAPIDS CODE: 0432

Work Process, Approximate Hours

A. Tools, equipment, materials- care & use, preparation, 900 hours
B. Safety- vehicle, jobsite conditions, electrical, power tools, personal protective gear, lifting, scaffolding and ladders, 450 hours
C. Storm piping, 250 hours
D. Drawings, 125 hours
E. Waste and venting, 2,200
F. Setting equipment - install water heaters, boilers, pumps, compression and expansion tanks, storage tanks, air separators, 500 hours

G. Piping, hot/cold water systems for domestic purposes, 1,450 hours
H. Gas system appliances, 500 hours
I. Single fixture install - commodes, bathtubs, etc., 625 hours
J. Rigging, 250 hours
K. Welding/Cutting, 250 hours
L. Safety, 500 hours

Total Minimum Hours: 8,000

 

 

RELATED INSTRUCTION OUTLINE

Curriculum:
Salt Lake Community College 4600 South
Redwood Road West Valley City, UT 84119
POC: Ralph Tasker
Phone: (801) 957-4622
Email Ralph Tasker

Technical Colleges:
Mountainland Technical College,
Davis Technical College,
Ogden/Weber Technical College

Total Minimum Hours: 576

First-Year Apprentices: 144 hours

1. Introduction to the Plumbing Profession
2. Basic Safety- 10-hour OSHA
3. Plumbing Safety
4. Introduction to Construction Math
5. Introduction to Plumbing Math
6. Introduction to Hand Tools
7. Introduction to Power Tools
8. Tools of the Plumbing Trade
9. Introduction to Construction Drawings
10. Plastic Pipe and Fittings
11. Basic Rigging
12. Basic Communications
13. Employability Skills
14. Material Handling
15. Copper Pipe and Fittings
16. Introduction to Plumbing Fixtures
17. Introduction to Drain, Waste and Vent
(DWV) Systems
18. Introduction to Water Distribution Systems

Second-Year Apprentices: 144 hours

1. Plumbing Math II
2. Reading Commercial Drawings
3. Installing and Testing DWV Piping
4. Structural Penetrations, Insulation and Fire Stopping
5. Installing Roof, Floor and Area Drains
6. Types of Valves
7. Installing and Testing Water Supply Piping
8. Installing Fixtures and Valves
9. Basic Electricity
10. Welding
11. Installing Water Heaters
12. Fuel Gas Systems
13. Codes
14. Blueprints
15. CPR/First Aid

Third-Year Apprentices: 144 hours

1. Applied Math
2. Sizing and Protecting the Water Supply System
3. Potable Water Supply Treatment
4. Backflow Preventers
5. Types of Venting
6. Sizing DWV and Storm Systems
7. Sewage Pumps and Sump Pumps
8. Corrosive Resistant Waste Pumping
9. Compressed Air
10. Blueprints
11. Service Plumbing

Fourth-Year Apprentices: 144 hours

1. Business Principles for Plumbers
2. Water Pressure Booster and Recirculation Systems
3. Indirect and Special Waste
4. Hydronic and Solar Heating Systems
5. Servicing Piping, Systems, Fixtures and Appliances
6. Fundamentals of Crew Leadership
7. Code Books Review
8. Reading Blueprints
9. Copper Joints and Brazing
10. Private Waste-Disposal Systems
11. Introduction to Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems

HVAC Work Process Schedule

OCCUPATION TITLE: SHEETMETAL WORKER
O*NET-SOC CODE: 47-2211.00, RAPIDS CODE: 0510

Work Process, Approximate Hours

Shop

A. Shop Layout, 200 hours
B. Sheet metal fittings, sheet metal duct, duct insulation, 900 hours
C. Specialties, 200 hours
D. Welding/Soldering, 350 hours
E. Safety, 75 hours

Field:

F. Duct Install: duct seal & test, flues & breeches, plenums & housing, equipment install, field welding, 3,175 hours
G. Demolition, 863 hours
H. Flex ducts, grills, registers, diffusers, 687
I. Set equipment, 887 hours
J. Service work and controls, 587 hours
K. Safety, 75 hours

Total Minimum Hours: 8,000

 

RELATED INSTRUCTION OUTLINE

Curriculum
Salt Lake Community College
4600 South Redwood Road
West Valley City, UT 84119
POC: Ralph Tasker
Phone: (801) 957-4622
Email Ralph Tasker

Total Minimum Hours: 576

First-Year Apprentices: 144 hours

1. Introduction to the Sheet Metal Trade
2. Basic Safety - 10-hour OSHA
3. Introduction to Hand Tools
4. Introduction to Power Tools
5. Tools of the Trade
6. Pipefitting Hand Tools
7. Pipefitting Power Tools
8. Introduction to Construction Math
9. Basic Communication Skills
10. Basic Employability Skills
11. Introduction to Construction Drawings
12. Introduction to Material Handling
13. Basic Rigging
14. Trade Math One
15. Fabrication One: Parallel Line Development
16. Ladders and Scaffold
17. Electrical Lock-out/Tag-out
18. Confined Space/Fire Danger
19. Scissor Boom Certification
20. Hllti Certification
21. Aerial Lift Tests
22. HotWork

Second-Year Apprentices: 144 hours

l. Trade Math
2. Copper and Plastic Piping
3. Prints and Specifications
4. Air Properties and Distribution
5. Sheet Metal Duct Fabrication Standards
6. Installation of Ductwork
7. Introduction to Cooling
8. Bask Electricity
9. First Aid/CPR
10. Soldering
11. Fabrication H: Radial Line Development

Third-Year Apprentices: 144 hours

1. Introduction to Welding, Brazing and Cutting
2. Trade Math
3. Comprehensive Prints and Reading Specifications
4. Principles of Air Flow
5. Air Systems
6. Principles of Refrigeration
7. Louvers, Dampers, Access Doors
8. Fabrication Ill: Triangulation
9. Planned Maintenance
10. EPA Universal Refrigerant Technician

Fourth-Year Apprentices: 144 hours

1. Math
2. Shop Production
3. Fume and Exhaust System Design
4. Fabrication IV: Review
5. Air Testing and Balancing
6. Indoor Air Quality
7. Air Quality Equipment
8. Fundamentals of Crew Leadership
9. Building Management Systems
10. Sheet Metal Code Review

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