U. A. Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 22


Success Through Training

Training Department Office Number: (716) 668-8500

Training Department Fax Number: (716) 668-8600

Training Department Email: Training@ualocal22.com

Training Coordinator

Joel Brock

Asst. Training Coordinator

Adam Radwan

Administrative Assistant

Vanessa Macey

HVAC Training Lead

Bryan Schiefer

At Local 22, our members are our greatest assets. For this reason, we have been investing in programs to train the most qualified pipe trades workers in Western New York for many decades. No other organization in WNY serves the training needs of the piping industry like UA Local 22 Plumbers and Steamfitters. Training is our investment in our membership.

All Training Courses below are available to our Journeypersons, Apprentices, and MESS Technicians.

Metal Trades, Trainees, and Tradesmen are limited to safety Training.

Contact the Training Center to pre-register for the course and you will be notified when it is offered

Advanced Blue Print Reading

Building Controls

Compressor Repair

Customer Service

Direct Digital Controls


Drawing Interpretation

Electric Motors and Motor controls

Electrical Awareness

Electrical Controls

EPA 608 Certification

First Aid and CPR

Foreman Certification

Fuel Gas Systems

Fundamentals of HVAC/R 1

Fundamentals of HVAC/R 2

Gas Burners

Gas Installations

Green Building Technologies -Gpro

Hydronic Heating and Cooling

Industrial Refrigeration

Industrial Rigging

Intro to Arc Welding

Intro to Blue Print Reading

Intro to CAD Technologies

Math and Instruments for Layout

Math for HVAC

Medical Gas

Motor shaft Alignment

Orbital Welding

OSHA 10 Hour Safety Course

OSHA 30 Hour Safety Course

Oxy-Fuel Cutting

Pipe and Material

Plumbing Code

Plumbing Fixtures

Plumbing Services

Programing Logic Controls

PVC Solvent and Cement


Rigging and Crane Signaling

Soldering and Brazing

Steam Systems

Testing and Balancing

Trade Related Mathematics

Trade Related Science

Tube Bending

Underground Layout

Union Heritage


Use and Care of Tools

Water Supply


Open Welding

The Weld shop is now open Monday thru Thursday 5pm-9pm and Saturday 8am-12pm with the exception of Holidays and Union meetings

Along with the courses listed above there are various manufacture demonstrations as well as other training opportunities that will become available throughout the training year. Announcement of these trainings will be sent to the membership via email or other notification means.

There may be prerequisites to enroll in some classes

Enrollment will be at the discretion of the Training Department

Session dates and times are subject to change.

Space is limited