Journeyman Training

Journeyman Program

Journeyman training classes are available for all Journeymen who are in good standing with LU 539. Open registration dates are July 15 through September.  Registration forms submitted after September are only accepted if the requested class is scheduled and not full.

City and State Code classes will be offered to all Journeymen, but City and State Tests are limited to those who have the required experience and can meet specific requirements.

Register Online

Download the Registration Form

UA Welding and Brazing Certification Testing

UA Welding and Brazing certification tests are tentatively scheduled for the 3rd Thursday of every month.  The next planned Welding Certification Test is planned for October 15, 2020.  To schedule, please review the UA Weld Test program, fill out a Journeyman training form (See Register Online), and list the weld cert you want to test for at least one week prior to the scheduled test.  You will be contacted to confirm the details of your requested Weld Cert.  If you have questions, please contact Joel Welter at the Training Center at (763) 231-3878. 

UA Weld Test Program

UA Weld Continuity Report

Prior notification to the training center is required to be eligible to participate in the open welding session. Call (763) 533-5514 to reserve.

Open Welding

Open welding is limited to competent journeyman welders. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for welders to practice their welding skills prior to being referred out as a welder. Call (763) 533-5514 to reserve.

Please call the training center a MINIMUM OF ONE DAY prior to the scheduled Open Welding Session.

The slots are filled on a first come, first served basis. Participants are limited to one session per day.

The open welding sessions for journeymen are held:

Mondays and Thursdays:
– Afternoon Session 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.

If you need to make other arrangements, please call   Joel at the training center at (763) 231-3878.

You are required to bring your own PPE equipment. Please enter through the Student Entrance on the east side of the building.

Training539 Journeyman