Category Archives: News

UCC NEWS: Utah Career Center Host PVDF Training

The Utah Career Center recently held a PVDF training courses on November 13, 14, and 15. Attendees gathered for the IR Fusion class and under the instruction of Mike Mitchell of Harrington Plastics and Robert Cosgrove of Asahi-America they were able to become certified in the use of machine SP110-S. Following one hour of instruction […]

Register Today For The Mechanical & Plumbing Code Update Class

The UMCA will host the final Fall 2017 Continuing Education class on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Utah Career Center from 9am-12pm. Attendees can earn 3 core CE hours toward their contractors license and 3 core CE hours towards their plumbers license. This class is free and available to UMCA members. In the final […]

Contractor License Renewal Deadline This Month

With the final Fall 2017 Education Series coming to a close on Thursday, November 9, 2017 we want to remind members that this is the final chance they have to earn CE credit hours towards  their contractor license renewal. The DOPL requires contractors to have earned 6 hours of continuing education over the past two years, with […]

Foreman Training Course Teaches Advanced Level Leadership Skills

Tom Williams returned to Utah for the Six Habits of the Highly Effective Foreman course taught on two days at the Utah Career Center. Foremen were engaged in learning the characteristics, skills and practices of a great foreman. Foremen were given a refresher on the basic skills needed to maintain safety, encourage teamwork, and achieve […]

How To Deal With an Weaknesses On Your Team


Working effectively in teams is a key part to successfully accomplishing goals in business. The team is affected by the individuals within that team, and regardless of how well you do individually, your project and your reputation could be affected positively or negatively by your teammates. When you have smart, talented, experienced teammates, this is […]

UMCA 2017 Annual Trap Shoot Has Largest Record Turnout

UMCA Members braved the elements at the 2017 Annual Trap Shoot on Thursday, September 21. With a record turnout of over 200 participants, attendees took to the range and showed their skills late into the evening. Attendees were served a steak dinner and a lucky few were awarded door prizes provided by Gold and Silver […]

Registration For October Foreman Training Seminar Filling Up Quickly

Registration for the UMCA Foreman Training course, “Six Habits of the Highly Effective Foreman” is filling up quickly.  Attendees can choose to attend on either October 19 or 20 from 7:00 AM-3:30 PM at the Utah Career Center. The Six Habits of the Highly Effective Foreman is a custom-tailored, advanced Foreman Training course that has been […]

Leadership Optimistic On Future Of Labor Relations

UMCA leadership recently met with the leadership of UA Local 140 to address the needs and weaknesses that directly effect the labor/management relationship. C. Richard Barnes of C. Richard Barnes & Associates led the 3-day tailored, skills-based training that incorporated his more that 35 years of experience in mediation, dispute resolution, collective bargaining, and labor/management relations. […]

Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors By: Martin Zwilling of Startup Professionals

Entrepreneurs seem to have blinders on when looking at competitors. Generally, they are so focused on killing competitors that they fail to see the positive potential of a strategic partnership or some other type of collaborative relationship. Sometimes you have to put aside the emotion and the passion and just look at what is best […]

Trap Shoot Sponsor Registration Closing Today

The UMCA 2017 Annual Trap Shoot is scheduled for Thursday, September 21st at the Great Salt Lake Gun Club, Lee Kay Center located at 6000 West 2100 South in Salt Lake City. It is your last chance to become a sponsor of the UMCA 2017 Annual Trap Shoot at the Silver or Gold Level.Gold level […]