Upgrading classes are available to all contributing members of Local 80. They are held one evening per week, Monday - Thursday evenings from 5pm – 8pm at:

Local 80 Training Center
32700 Dequindre Road
Warren MI 48092

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.  A minimum of (5) students must be enrolled in a class for it to remain scheduled.  Please see the class information for additional registration details.To register for classes, call the Training Center at (586) 979-5190


Fall upgrading class registration starts August 8, 2022 for all Building Trades and Architectural Journeymen, Indentured Apprentices and Production Workers. Probationary Apprentices can register starting August 15, 2022. To register for classes, call the Training Center at (586) 979-5190 from 7:30am - 3pm. The Fall term will begin the week of Monday, September 12, 2022.

Members registering for a class must submit a check for $60 to the Local 80 Training Center in order to reserve a seat in the class. The check will be cashed if the member does not complete the class. Apprentices are not required to submit a check but will appear before the Joint Apprenticeship Committee if they do not complete the class.


Fall 2022 Class Schedule 

If the class shows "CANCELED": Class is not being offered, likely because the minimum number of 5 seats has not been filled.

If the class shows "OPEN": There are open seats and the class is accepting students.

If the class shows "CLOSED": The class has already started or registration has not yet begun.

Updated 8/9/2022 @ 4:00pm

 Class Faculty  Status  Start Date  Weeks Max Seats  Seats Available 


Detailing 1-4 Altizer FULL September 12, 2022 12 8 0
TAB 1 O'Rourke FULL
September 12, 2022 12 8 0
Welding I/Grease Duct Welding Zabik  FULL
September 12, 2022
12 10 0
HVAC Field Installation Schein OPEN September 12, 2022
12 10 6

First Aid- 1st Session Jackson OPEN
September 6, 2022
3 6 6
First Aid- 2nd Session Jackson CLOSED
October 4, 2022
3 6 6
First Aid- 3rd Session Jackson CLOSED November 1, 2022 3 6 6
Welding1-4 Velez FULL September 14, 2022
12 10 0
September 14, 2022  
12 10 7
Sheet Metal Layout Flood FULL September 14, 2022  
12 10 0
Trade MathStockerOPENSeptember 14, 202212104
HVAC Field Measuring 1FroioOPENSeptember 14, 20221283
Trimble Total Station Sievers OPEN
September 14, 2022
4 6 4
Reading Plans & Specs Blackwood FULL September 15, 2022
12 12 0
Heating 1 Hedlund FULL
  September 15, 2022  
12 10 0
Architectural Velez OPEN
September 15, 2022
12 8 3
Welding I / Pipe Welding Kelly FULL
September 15, 2022
12 10 0
Revit I & II Shuboy FULL September 15, 2022
12 10 0
OSHA 30JacksonOPEN
September 15, 2022

Welding class information:

Grease Duct Welding and Pipe Welding will be offered to members that have passed the Welding I class or members that have adequate field experience in GMAW.  Welding I will run concurrently with both classes.  You must specify which course you would like to take at the time of registration.


Detailing class information:

The prerequisite for Detailing 1 is Reading Plans and Specs.  An introduction to AutoCAD will be covered at the start of Detailing 1 until an instructor is available to teach the separate class.

The prerequisite for Revit I is Reading Plans & Specs or relevant on-the-job experience.  Please call Matt at the Training Center if you believe that you have sufficient experience to register without the prerequisite.

Other class information:

Prerequisites for Field Measuring 1 are either 2 years of HVAC installation experience or the HVAC Field Installation class and 1 year of field experience.


Passing the Trade Math class is required for all apprentices that are unable to score 70% or higher on their Trade Math "Test-Out" Test.  Apprentices must complete the class in their first 2 years of the apprenticeship.