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Apprenticeship Information

The University of Michigan Skilled Trades Union, Inc. currently has 15 apprentices in our training program in 11 different trades.

In 1990, The University of Michigan Skilled Trades Union, Inc. and the management of the University of Michigan formed the Joint Apprenticeship Committee that is registered with The United States Department of Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. 
Members in our bargaining unit work in these classifications:
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration-Mechanical
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Communication Worker 
  • Electrician 
  • Fire Alarm Electricians 
  • Heavy Equipment Operator 
  • High Voltage Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Mason
  • Medical Equipment Repairer
  • Pipecoverer 
  • Plumber 
  • Sheet Metal Worker 
  • Spray Painter
  • Telecom Specialist
  • Welder
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration-Steam
  • Carpenter
  • Construction Laborer
  • Elevator Mechanic
  • Glazier
  • Heavy Equipment Operator & Underground Specialist
  • HVAC Control Specialist
  • Industrial Machinist
  • Materiel Expediter- Trades
  • Painter
  • Pipefitter
  • Plasterer
  • Roofer
  • Sign Painter
  • Steamfitter 
  • Voice Communication Specialist

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