The Sheet Metal Worker's Training Center of Montana State Sheet Metal Workers JATC brings people together from within the state of Montana with the common goal of becoming the best Sheet Metal Trades people in the state! It is committed to provide the best training possible to our union brothers and sisters to enable them to provide our signatory contractors with the most highly skilled trades' people in the sheet metal industry. It is our obligation to pass on the knowledge and skills of the trade to ensure enduring growth and prosperity for our future generations of brothers and sisters of Local #103.
Apprenticeship Class Dates
Class Dates for the School Year 2016 - 2017 will appear here soon
2 Newly Indentured Apprentices
We will be interviewing February 9th, 2017 in the Bozeman area, and April 21st, 2017 in the Helena Area. Let anyone interested in applying know, so they may get an application turned in.
BOZEMAN Area - we are in great need of establishing an apprenticeship roster in the Bozeman area. If you know of individuals wanting to get into the program and work in the Bozeman area, please have them contact the JATC for an application. It would be greatly appreciated.
The Montana JATC has just completed most of the first week of classes for the 2016-2017 school year. There are fourteen first year apprentices this year. They will be broken down into two groups. Classes will start on the 14th of November for group one and November 28th for group two.
The JATC has been running a television commercial
around the State. It is slated to run in the Helena
and Great Falls areas over the next three months.
It will be on local channels. Take a look and see what
you think. Feedback is an importana part of advertising.
We have completed interviews in the Missoula and Billings areas. The Billings list has four new applicants added to it. Three are currently working as mechanical helpers at Air Controls and NORPAC. Two new apprentices are indentured into the program from Missoula. Also William Cappon has joined the Bozeman Air Controls team as an apprentice. Congratulations and Welcome to these New Apprentices and Mechanical Helpers.
The following Journeyman Classes have been scheduled:
We are aslo working with ITI on having their week long Advanced Service Class sometime in the future. Please call the JATC to register.
- Dec 22 & 23, 2016 Duct Lagging
- Jan 23 - 27, 2017 Servicing Air handlers
- Feb 9 & 10, 2017 Residential Installations
- Mar 13 - 17, 2017 HVAC Service
- Apr 6 & 7, 2017 Residential A/C hookups
- May 25 & 26, 2017 Load Calculation Course
- Jun 8 & 9, 2017 Basic A/C
Dell Cornelius @ Apollo Sheet Metal & Josh Bercier @ Metal Works of Montana
Journeyman Classes will be
held at the Training Center
8:00am - 4:30pm
The next JATC meeting will be February 22, 2017 - 10:00am; held via Conference Call.