Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

IIIATF Steering Committee attends  NABTU Apprenticeship Conference

Posted by on Fri, Mar 15, 2019 @ 15:03 PM

Training coordinators and instructors from all the Building Trades attended the third annual Apprenticeship Conference, hosted by the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, MI.

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Topics: IIIATF, NABTU, North America’s Building Trades Unions, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

JATC instructors attend advance training classes in Chicago

Posted by on Mon, Mar 11, 2019 @ 15:03 PM

For roughly three weeks in January, a few dozen instructors attended advanced training classes at the HFIAW Local 17 Training Center in Chicago to help better equip them to teach specialty crafts that make our trade an art form.

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Topics: IIIATF, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

Over 100 Insulators gather for 2018 NABTU Women Conference

Posted by on Mon, Dec 17, 2018 @ 16:12 PM

The HFIAW was well represented at the 2018 North America’s Building Trade Unions (NABTU) Women Build Nations Conference. Held in Seattle in mid-October, more than 100 members of the HFIAW attended the conference.

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Topics: NABTU, North America’s Building Trades Unions, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Women Build Nations Conference

Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Celebrate the U. S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week

Posted by on Wed, Oct 31, 2018 @ 09:10 AM

During the week of November 12, the Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers and the Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund will celebrate the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week, which is a week dedicated to show appreciation and bring awareness to apprenticeship programs.

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Topics: Department of Labor, IIIATF, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

IIIATF MAC and JAC Conference held in California

Posted by on Wed, Sep 26, 2018 @ 10:09 AM

The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF)’s 43rd Annual Joint Apprentice Conference (JAC) took place in California in late June congruently with the Master Apprentice Competition (MAC) and the bestowing of the 2018 W. F. Pablo Bleiker Award. 

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund

HFIAW Sisters to attend Women Build Nations Conference

Posted by on Tue, Aug 28, 2018 @ 11:08 AM

The Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers is proud to be part of the 2018 North American Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Women Build Nations Conference and have many of our Sisters slated to attend this conference.

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Topics: IIIATF, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Women Build Nations Conference

IIIATF Holds OSHA 502 Training Class

Posted by on Fri, Jul 6, 2018 @ 11:07 AM

In April, 44 Brothers and Sisters completed Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 502 training at the Maritime Institute in Maryland.

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Topics: IIIATF, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

IIIATF holds ICRA training course

Posted by on Thu, Jul 5, 2018 @ 13:07 PM

In May, the Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) held a four-day Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) worker trainthe-trainer course. The class was taught by Gary Gustafson and Steve Surtees from CPWR: The Center for Construction Research and Training.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund

Thermography and Green Awareness classes taught in Canada and U.S.

Posted by on Wed, Apr 4, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

A pair of two-day Thermography classes were conducted by the Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund in Canada and the United States.

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Topics: IIIATF, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

IIIATF holds Advanced Pad Development and Advanced Metal Layout Classes

Posted by on Wed, Apr 4, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

Over two weeks in February, 17 HFIAW members attended one or both of the Train the Trainer courses in Chicago to be better able to teach Advanced Pad Development and Advanced Metal Layout work.

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Topics: IIIATF, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

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