UCC NEWS: May Brings Excitement at the Utah Career Center

The Utah Career Center will be holding an apprentice skills competition on Saturday, May 5. This competition will determine the apprentice representatives from the Utah Career Center for the District 5 Regional contest in June. The contestants are:

HVAC:
Jesse Breinholt – Mechanical Service & Systems and Dominick Romero – CCI Mechanical, Inc.

Welder:
James Bates – Total Facility Solutions, Peder Holmstead – Industrial Piping & Welding, Inc., and Shaun Ford – CBI Mechanical

Pipefitter:
Josh Linscomb – Mechanical Service & Systems and Jason Lueders – Harder Mechanical

Plumber:
Mason Finch – CCI Mechanical, Inc., Julio Zuniga – KOH Mechanical Contractors, and Travis Jessup – KHI Mechanical Contractors

The competition will run from 7AM–12PM, and lunch will be provided for participants only. Following the contest and judging the winners will be announced. Members interested in attending the May 5 contest as spectators are welcome and encouraged. Come and see what apprentices do and the skill it takes to compete in the contest. We wish all of the contestants the best of luck.

Also this month, the Utah Career Center will continue hosting a series of professional development courses. Beginning Tuesday, May 8th the Utah Career Center will host a Medical Gas Installer Certification course that will end on June 5, 2018. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 6PM – 9PM. Registration is now available, but is very limited, and will close on Thursday, May 3, 2018.  

Additionally, there will be continuing education plumbers classes held May 14, 16, 21, 23 from 6PM-9PM and June 11, 13, and 18 from 5PM-9PM. Finally, there will be an Orbital Welding class June 4-8 from 6PM-9PM. As a reminder, continuing education credit offered through the Utah Career Center cannot be submitted towards a contractor’s license. For additional details on any of these classes and to register please contact the Utah Career Center at (801)295-6198.

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