Our mission is to provide an environment for Pipe and Welding trades training that will promote the development of new and existing skills for Apprentices and Journeypersons the end result being that we maximize the employability of Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans’ through specialty pipe trades training. We are also committed to the mobility of these newly acquired skills within the North American marketplace, ensured by our adherence to Interprovincial Red Seal Standards. The result will be to enhance employment opportunities for those who complete our courses with training that meets the needs for the future of the Pipe Trades.
The United Association of journeyperson and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada or "UA" as it is commonly known, is a pipe trades union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation, maintenance, and servicing of all forms of fluid piping systems. Our members are employed on every type of residential, commercial, and industrial project from piping systems in homes and hospitals, to refineries and pulp mills, to nuclear power generating systems.
Our training programs are developed for a wide variety of skills needed for Canadian workplaces. The UA has been training pipe tradespersons longer than anyone else in the construction industry. The UA also boasts the best training available today, including programs specifically developed for the piping industry for the trades we represent in:
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