Thanks to our SMANCA partners for donations so we could raffle off a gift card. Congratulations to Sharonda Lucas, our big winner! It was great talking to thousands of students at the informational table, we hope everyone enjoyed the VR welder and VR lift.
Brian Huston held the welding program advisory meeting tonight. What a great a diverse group of people that volunteer there time to help insure Mr. Huston's program is top notch. Brian shared that his student Stephanie Kane won the State Skills USA welding sculpture contest and showed us the sculpture. Next step for Stephanie is Skills USA national contest, Good Luck!
Columbus Sheet Metal Workers Apprenticeship JATC Trustees earn the highest accreditation level “Platinum” from the International Training Institute!
International Training Institute (iTi) Field Representative Len Leibert Presents the Platinum Level Plaque to CSMWA-JATC Trustees Yesterday.
The Ohio Valley Coordinators Group consist of 8 apprenticeship programs in Ohio. The Coordinator from each program spends 2 days in Columbus helping run several contest. Eugene Frazier, Dan Kline, Cort Wayman, Clint Dockery, Wes Smith, Al Simonitis and Rob Gartner are the Training Coordinators planning and doing set up. Len Liebert from the International Training Institute (iTi) is in town helping to plan and coordinate events as well. We completely run the Sheet Metal and Welding Sculpture contest and we help with Welding and Welding Fabrication contest. This year the iTi brought their "VR" Lift, and numerous people had a chance to see what it is like to be in a lift on a job site through "VR". We can't wait until the awards today to see who wins the prizes and who is going to Nationals!
Around 30 Union Sheet Metal Workers came out to volunteer and help pass on the trade, Thank You Everyone!
Mary does a great job and really cares about passing her years of knowledge to the next generation, Thanks Mary B.
Columbus Fire Fighters spend three days with Sheet Metal Workers learning about fire damper safety and receiving ceu credits for the class. A big thanks to Scott Hammond from NEMIC for taking the lead teaching the class and working with SMART Local #24 to increase fire damper safety education.
The rest of the second year class took the Fire and Smoke Damper Technician test last night, so we have 21 - 2nd year FLS Technicians this year now. This is a hard test, congratulations everyone that passed!
CPR & 1st Aid Class for SMART LU#24 members by PMCTEDF on March 13th at 5pm, call 614-471-3107 to sign up.
THERE WILL BE A CPR & 1ST AID CLASS FOR SMART LU#24 MEMBERS ON MARCH 13TH AT 5PM, CALL JATC SECRETARY CHERI AT 614-471-3107 TO SIGN UP.
What: CPR/1st Aid class
When: March 13th at 5 pm
Sign Up: 614-471-3107
Great to see Congressman Stivers at our training center today. Steve is currently serving his fourth term as a Member of Congress and represents Ohio’s 15th Congressional District, which is made up of 12 counties including, all of Clinton, Fairfield, Hocking, Madison, Morgan, Perry, Pickaway, and Vinton counties, and parts of Athens, Fayette, Franklin, and Ross counties. Special thanks to Scott Hammond, NEMIC
It was great talking about our Apprentices, SMART HEROES program and Helmets to Hardhats.
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Skills USA regional welding and welding fabrication contest at Columbus State Community College today. The top three for both going to Ohio State Skills USA contest in April!
Thanks for letting the Sheet Metal Workers be a part of the contest. A big thanks to 2nd year Kristen Frizzell for taking a day off and helping. Kristen's regular job as a Sheet Metal Apprentice is at General Temperature Control.
Malcolm "MAc" Hamilton Jr. said this was the first Sheet Metal Workers Contest Committee. Mac was Business Manager of Local #98 and work at the International until he retired. What we have today in welfare, pension, education and job security came from p
Nice artical in SMART Members Journal about SMART LU#24 Business Representative Sharon Walker. Glad to have you on the SMART Team!
Part of the second year class took and passed the Fire and Smoke Damper Technician test last night. This is a hard test, congratulations everyone! More second year apprentices are scheduled to test in a few week, maybe we can double the number of 2nd year Fire Life Safety certifications that night.
Kitty French is out spreading to word about Registered Apprenticeship. Nice to see you Fairfield Career Center today Kitty, keep up the good work!
Planning outreach events under the leadership of Labor Liaison Barry Picket, Glad to be part of this Sub-Committee! The next event is March 13, 2019 at 6pm "Women in the Trades" learning session. Hope to see you there!
I had a chance to talk to building futures program students tonight. I think we could get a some good sheet metal workers from this group.
A big thanks to David Madison and Kate Webster for letting the Sheet Metal Workers talk apprenticeship to two groups of counselors today! This was a great chance to talk about the Construction Trades Career Fair coming up on January 31, 2019.
I got to visit C-TEC welding program today and Mr. S let me talk to both Juniors and Senior students. We get some really great Sheet Metal Workers from this program!
Good meeting today at Limbach planning the Fort Hayes Career Fair on January 31, 2019. Katie Raterman chaired the meeting and does a great job leader the group to our 3rd annual career fair.
MAYOR GINTHER'S OUTREACH SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING TODAY. THANKS TO BARRY PICKETT FOR MAKING THIS COMMITTEE WORK.
Administrator and Training Coordinator of CSMWA-JATC