UA Endorses HVACR Training, Certification Program
Representatives of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada (UA); North American Technician Excellence (NATE); the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI); and the Partnership for Air-conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA) signed an agreement Jan. 23 supporting a training program for education and certification of HVACR installers and technicians.
Signing the agreement were UA Director of Training Michael Arndt, NATE President Rex Boynton, AHRI President Stephen Yurek and PAHRA President Patrick Murphy.
The agreement provides for advanced placement in a local union’s HVACR
apprenticeship program for applicants who have: