Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

Trainer Enhancement Class held in Maryland

Posted by on Sat, Oct 5, 2019 @ 11:10 AM

The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) held its annual Trainer Enhancement program for instructors from the U.S. and Canada at the Maritime Institute in Maryland.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Trainer Enhancement

IIIATF Administrator Announced

Posted by on Wed, Jul 17, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

A letter from General President McCourt to all International Officers and Local Union Business Managers and Training Coordinators:

Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) Administrator Thomas A. Haun announced during the 2019 Combined Local Union Officers Meeting/Joint Apprenticeship Conference/Master Apprentice Competition of his retirement slated for December of 2020. Following the announcement, the IIIATF Trustees accepted applications and interviewed all candidates, with the selected replacement to work with Haun for an entire year.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Local 14, Philadelphia, PA

The 2019 ‘Pablo’ awarded to  MAC Proctor, longtime Instructor

Posted by on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

This year, the International Insulation Industry Apprenticeship and Training Fund (IIIATF) presented the 2019 W. F. Pablo Blieker Award to Local 14 Instructor and Master Apprentice Competition Proctor John Sullivan.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Local 14, Philadelphia, PA, W. F. Pablo Blieker Award

2019 JAC Conference held in Arizona

Posted by on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF)’s 44th Annual Joint Apprentice
Conference (JAC) took place in Arizona this May, and for the first time, it was combined with the annual Local Union Officers Meeting.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Joint Apprentice Conference

Apprentice competition brings three events together

Posted by on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

For the first time in the 116-year history of the union, the Insulators held the Local Union Officers Meeting, the Joint Apprenticeship Conference and the Master Apprentice Competition (MAC) at the same time and same location.

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Topics: Master Apprentice Competition, Local Union Officers Meeting, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Joint Apprentice Conference

Western Canada prevails in the 2019 Master Apprentice Competition

Posted by on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

For the first time in competition history, an apprentice from HFIAW Local 119 earned the Master Apprentice Competition (MAC) title.

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Topics: Master Apprentice Competition, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

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: North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), Apprenticeship and Training Fund

Maryland’s Growing Apprenticeship Program Adds New Occupations and Employers, Expanding Opportunities for Maryland Workers

Posted by on Thu, Mar 14, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

BALTIMORE (March 14, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation today announced new registered apprenticeship programs and apprenticable occupations, expanding opportunities for Maryland workers in high-wage skilled trade jobs and non-traditional apprenticeship industries. At the March meeting of the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council (MATC), two new sponsors became part of the state’s apprenticeship program, three existing sponsors added a new occupation, and one sponsor reactivated an occupation within its program.

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Topics: Local 24, Washington, D.C., 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: Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

IIIATF holds annual Trainer Enhancement class in Maryland

Posted by on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 @ 16:12 PM

The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) gathered instructors from across the U.S. and Canada to conduct its annual Trainer Enhancement training program. The IIIATF holds the Trainer Enhancement program as a way to better instructors by improving their teaching techniques.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund

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