Our training doesn't end with apprenticeship. We offer extended training programs to keep our members abreast of the latest and greatest in the field. 

In addition to classes designed to keep members up-to-date, we offer a number of certifications to expand your professional repertoire, including:

OSHA Training, First Aid, CPR, Lift Training, Pre-action & Dry Systems, Blaze Master/Lubrizol CPVC Training, Victaulic Vortex System, Copper Solder & Brazing, Hanging & Bracing, Fire Pump Repacking & Rebuild, NFPA 25, Forklift Safety, Architectural Plan Reading, Dry Systems in Refrigerated Spaces, Fall Protection, and Fire Pump Testing.

Please call the JAC office to sign up for all classes.  (562) 907-7622

Summer 2019 (June 2019-August 2019) Journeyman Training Schedule. Click here for a pdf.

CPR & First Aid – these classes will be scheduled as needed. Class sizes limited to 12. Please call the JAC Office to be put on a list, once we have 6 members signed up we will schedule the class.

June 2019

Copper I (2 nights)

This class will cover basic safety as well as proper torch setup and safety.  Students will learn proper technique for the installation of copper soldering and brazing.  This course is a basic introduction to copper installation and is a prerequisite for Copper II.  Students must wear work attire as well as long sleeve shirts, work boots and proper PPE. This class is limited to 10 people.

                                                                                                                                                                

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Tue.                       5:00p – 9:00p                     Class Room #3                   B. Arballo                                  8

6/11, 6/18

 

Dry Systems in Refrigerated Spaces

This class will cover the basics of Dry Systems in refrigerated spaces.  Using NFPA 13 2013 ed. this class will go in depth of requirements and best practices of installation, testing and maintenance of dry systems in refrigerated spaces. This class is limited to 20 people.

                                                                                                                                                                         

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Wed.                     5:00p – 9:00p                     Class Room #4                   R. Denis                                    4

6/19

 

Valve Repacking

This class will cover methods and procedures of how to repack different types of valves including proper types of packing and gasket material.  Students will receive class time as well as shop time.  Work attire is required as well as proper PPE. This class is limited to 15 people.

                                                                                                                                                                         

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Tue.                      5:00p – 9:00p                      Classroom #2                      W. Small                                    4

6/25

 

Pre-Action Systems

This class will cover the basics of pre-action systems installation, testing, and maintenance.  Using NFPA 13 2013 ed. this class will go in depth of requirements and best practices of installation, testing and maintenance of pre-action systems.  Shop time will be included in this class and shop attire is required. This class is limited to 20 people.

                                                                                                                                                                          

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Thur.                     5:00p – 9:00p                     Class Room #4                   R. Denis                                     4

6/27

July 2019

Trimble Total Robotic Station Layout (3 nights)

This class will cover the set up and use of the Total Robotic Station as used for layout of fire protection systems.  Students will run through set, trouble shooting and scenario situations to better familiarize themselves with the total robotic station.  This class is limited to 8 people. Basic Computer skills are required.

                                                                                                                                                                          

Dates                         Time                                Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Mon., Tue., Wed.  5:00p – 9:00p               Union Hall                          R. Gutierrez                             16

7/9, 7/10, 3/11                                                                                                 

 

Reliable Sprinkler Co. Dry Valves

We will cover the basic set up & trip test of both the new Dry Valves.  This class will only be covering the Reliable Sprinkler valves and assemblies in this portion.  Students will be given information on the installation, testing and maintenance of the Reliable valve assemblies.  Participants must wear work attire and proper PPE. This class is limited to 20 people.

                                                                                                                                                                          

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Wed.                     5:00p – 9:00p                     Classroom #4                      R. Denis                                      4

7/10

 

 Copper I (2 nights)

This class will cover basic safety as well as proper torch setup and safety.  Students will learn proper technique for the installation of copper soldering and brazing.  This course is a basic introduction to copper installation and is a prerequisite for Copper II.  Students must wear work attire as well as long sleeve shirts, work boots and proper PPE.  This class is limited to 10 people.

                                                                                                                                                                         

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Tue.                       5:00p – 9:00p                     Class Room #3                    B. Arballo                                   8

7/16, /23

 

Competent Person Training

This class will prepare you to identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.  This class is limited to 20 people.

                                                                                                                                                                         

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Thur.                     5:00p – 9:00p                     Class Room #5                    P. Downey                                   4

7/18

 

Hangers and Bracing

This class will cover the proper types and uses of different types of hangers, bracing and attachments.  Using NFPA 13 2013 ed. to identify what hangers can and cannot be used in different situations, as well as what types of attachments can be used in a given application.  Also, bracing will be discussed and proper ways and methods of using bracing.  This class is limited to 20 people. 

                                                                                                                                                                         

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Tue.                      5:00p – 9:00p                    Classroom #1                      B. Sloan                                      4

7/23

 

Pre-Action Systems

This class will cover the basics of pre-action systems installation, testing, and maintenance.  Using NFPA 13 2013 ed. this class will go in depth of requirements and best practices of installation, testing and maintenance of pre-action systems.  Shop time will be included in this class and shop attire is required. This class is limited to 20 people.

                                                                                                                                                                          

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Thur.                     5:00p – 9:00p                     Class Room #4                    R. Denis                                     4

7/25

August 2019

Underground Plan and Stake Reading

Learn how to read, understand and utilize underground plans and staking for running fire protection underground piping.  Using NFPA 24 2016 ed. this class will go in depth of requirements and best practices of installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances.  This class is limited to 20 people.

                                                                                                                                                                           

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Thur.                     5:00p – 9:00p                     Classroom #5                     P. Downey                                4

8/1

 

NFPA 25 California Edition (2 nights)

This class covers the NFPA 25 2013 California Edition ITM for water based fire protection systems.  The class will cover the most used portions of NFPA 25 as well as proper report taking and record keeping.  Also covered will be best practices and evaluations of reports.  We will be using the electronic book version through our online access. This class is limited to 20 people.

                                                                                                                                                         

Dates                    Time                                      Location                               Instructor                            State Certified CEU hours

Thur. & Tue.       5:00p – 9:00p                     Classroom #2                      W. Small                                   8

8/22 & 8/27

*More classes will be added as they become available, including Saturday classes.

** Work attire (long pants, close-toed shoes, sleeved shirts) are required for ALL Journeymen training classes. Anyone not following the dress code will be removed from class and no credit will be given.