UA Local 396 - Training Center

Name: Tony Nolfi
Years Teaching: 9
Why did you become involved with training apprentices?
For the opportunity to pass on my passion for the trade to those that will be our future.
What are you specialties?
Plumbing Layout and Codes, Mathematics, AutoCad Design and Pipefitting Layout.
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Built to last, present and future.

Name: William (Bill) Galla
Years Teaching: 36
Why did you become involved with training apprentices?
For the satisfaction in seeing the growth of our membership through knowledge and training.
What are you specialties?
Hydronics, Steam Tech, CPR/First Aid, Welding, CAD (Everything but plumbing. But I can do that, too, if
needed!)
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Outstanding program: enter to learn, go forth to serve! Many tools are available; if one does not take
advantage of them, it would be a great loss for that person!

Name: Martin Loney
Years Teaching: 13
Why did you become involved with training apprentices?
To be able to give back the knowledge I have acquired.
What are you specialties?
Overall trade knowledge and how to run an effective apprentice program.
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This program gave me the knowledge and skills to support my family and give back to the apprentices and
community.

Name: Doug Bishop
Years Teaching: 6
Why did you become involved with training apprentices?
Because I enjoy passing the knowledge on.
What are you specialties?
Plumbing, Math, Rigging, Backflow
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Proud to be part of it!

Name: Robert Semko
Years Teaching: 13
Why did you become involved with training apprentices?
Because I am very proud to be a member of this local and wanted to give back to the local and be involved.
What are you specialties?
Job Safety and Health, Science as it pertains to trade, Oxyacetylene Burning and Welding, and Beginning Arc Welding.
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I think that we have one of the best apprentice schools around, and I am very proud to be a part of it.

Name: Donald Viano
Years Teaching: 12
Why did you become involved with training apprentices?
I love passing on the knowledge and experience and hope to make a difference in someone's life; I hope that
in the future they are then able to pass on their training.
What are you specialties?
HVAC, Personal leadership for running jobs, and service management.
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Wonderful program that positively affects our community and the future of our youth.

Name: David Beaver
Years Teaching: 10
Why did you become involved with training apprentices?
To pass on the knowledge that I received as an apprentice.
What are you specialties?
Plumbing Code, Medical Gas, Backflow Certification
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The piping industry is changing quickly, not only am I teaming but I am also learning new technology on a
continuing basis.

Name: Donald Jessop
Years Teaching: 11
Why did you become involved with training apprentices?
I was positive that I could do a good job and have always liked teaching.
What are you specialties?
Welding
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Very Good, and always getting Better!

Name: Mark Fretwell
Years Teaching: 6
Why did you become involved with training apprentices?
To pass on the knowledge I received. I also enjoy seeing the apprentices learn what we have taught.
What are you specialties?
Welding, Plumbing, Backflow
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Top notch program with top notch instructors!

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