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Journeyman Upgrade Training

A UA VIP member receives instruction in the welding lab.

Once United Association members complete their apprenticeship, they become full-fledged journeymen. However, their education in the trade is by no means over at this point.

In fact, United Association members must participate in continuing education to be kept abreast of any technical changes such as the newest methods and latest equipment, as well as codes and regulations that affect our industry.

To learn more about the United Association's dedication to training and to Journeymen, visit their website

“The VIP program taught us a lot, and I definitely felt like I had a foot forward coming out of the program.”

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