Manufacturer Technician Training

The United Association (UA) Education and Training Department is pleased to offer HVACR industry courses, through the 2021 Regional Training System, in an agreement with the major HVACR manufacturers, Carrier Corporation, Daikin, Fujitsu, and Johnson Controls. These courses will be taught by authorized-factory instructors, incorporating manufacturer-specific curriculum and have limited availability. It is the goal of the International Training Fund to provide the best possible training for the UA local unions in order to satisfy current HVACR industry requirements for project specifications in high performance buildings. Admittance into each course is subject to registration policies by each participating manufacturer. Early registration by UA active instructors is encouraged. Participation by all active UA HVACR technicians is welcome.

PLEASE NOTE:  TO ENROLL CONTACT YOUR UA LOCAL TRAINING DIRECTOR/COORDINATOR

2021 REGIONAL CHILLER COURSES

6043 SER 275 23XRV Liquid Chiller Screw Chiller Service and Operator Course (Carrier Corporation)

This course is targeted at service technicians who operate or service 23XRV chillers. Chiller refrigeration cycle, compressor theory, drive theory, cooler heat transfer, and water-cooled condensers will be covered. Operation and function of the compressors, muffler, condenser, coolers, economizers, metering devices, oil concentrator and accessories are covered. The attendees will learn how to analyze performance by recording and analyzing refrigerant and water pressures and temperatures. Service technicians will be able to distinguish between chiller and system problems and to quickly diagnose problems using service logs. The class also covers the unit controls and how to set up and adjust the controls for optimum system performance. In addition, recommended prestart and start-up procedures, operational, and field issues will be covered. Admittance into this course is subject to Carrier Corporation’s registration policies. When registering for this course, please email cathym@ uanet.org with the company you work for and indicate if you are a Lead AP. Personal protective equipment is required. Please refer to the safety requirements.

Course Date:   May 25 – 26, 2021
Time:
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Great Lakes Regional Training Center
4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI
Instructor: TBD

Course Date: October 26 – 27, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Great Lakes Regional Training Center
4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI
Instructor: TBD

6075 Ammonia Train-the-Trainer with Certification

This course is designed to help an instructor who has been asked to design and/or deliver training for students preparing for RETA’s Certified Refrigeration Service Technician Exam. The course will concentrate on the material in the RETA Industrial Refrigeration Books 1, 2, and 3 (Maintenance and Related Items) as well as RETA Industrial Refrigeration Book 4, RETA Basic Electricity 1 and 2, and RETA Ammonia Refrigeration Compliance Guidelines. All RETA course books associated with the CRST certification, are included in the cost of the class. Prior to the course, participants should have read the RETA course books associated with the CRST certification. These will be delivered approximately 2 weeks prior to the class.

Course Date:   April 12 – 16, 2021       
Time:
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Wagner-Meinert
7617 Freedom Way
Fort Wayne, IN
Instructor:  Sloan, J

6076 Ammonia Certification for UA Technicians

The course will concentrate on the material in the RETA Industrial Refrigeration Books 1, 2, and 3 (Maintenance and Related Items) as well as RETA Industrial Refrigeration Book 4, RETA Basic Electricity 1 and 2, and RETA Ammonia Refrigeration Compliance Guidelines. All RETA course books associated with the CRST certification, are included in the cost of the class.

Prior to the course, participants should have read the RETA course books associated with the CRST certification. These will be delivered approximately 2 weeks prior to the class.

Course Date:   April 26 – 30, 2021
Time:
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Wagner-Meinert
7617 Freedom Way
Fort Wayne, IN         
Instructor:   TBD