Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

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: IIIATF, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Department of Labor

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

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, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers

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

10 Training Coordinators attend NABTU Apprenticeship Conference

Posted by on Fri, Dec 8, 2017 @ 08:12 AM

Ten Insulator Training Coordinators attended the second annual North American Building Trades Union’s Apprenticeship Conference to participate in sessions that pertain to many of the training, retention and recruitment challenges that regularly face Local Unions.

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

New Officers Training for elected Local leadership

Posted by on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 @ 16:11 PM

In late October, 30 Brothers and Sisters holding newly elected offices attended the 2017 New Officers Training program. The multi-day training event was held at the Maritime Institute in Maryland.

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Topics: Apprentice and Training Fund, IIIATF, New Officers, New Officers Training

Local 27 Apprentice wins 2017 MAC title

Posted by on Mon, Oct 2, 2017 @ 15:10 PM

Gustavo “Gus” Rodriguez, an Apprentice from HFIAW Local 27 Kansas City, was named the winner of the Master Apprentice Competition based on his performance in Toronto, Canada at the end of June.

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Topics: IIIATF, Master Apprentice Competition, Local 27

2017 ‘Pablo’ awarded to 2 deserving Training Coordinators

Posted by on Fri, Sep 1, 2017 @ 15:09 PM

The International Insulation Industry Apprenticeship and Training Fund presented the 2017 Pablo Blieker Award to Ken Jakobsson and posthumously to Jermaine Ray.

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Topics: IIIATF, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Pablo Blieker Award

International Apprentice and Training Fund Hosts OSHA Training

Posted by on Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 10:05 AM

In late March, the Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) sponsored an OSHA 510 course, a prerequisite class to both the OSHA 500 32-hour class and the OSHA 500 40-hour class. It was held at the Maritime Institute in Maryland and 20 instructors attended.

This course certifies that all of the trainers that completed the course are now eligible to teach the OSHA 10- and OSHA 30-hour classes for the next 4 years.

The instructors for the course were Training Directors John Stahl from Local 14 in Philadelphia, PA, Bob McGuckin from Local 17 in Chicago, IL and Brian Cavey from Local 24 in Washington, DC.

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Topics: OSHA, IIIATF, Insulation, Apprentice and Training Fund

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