Education Information

"..to establish and maintain desirable working conditions and thus provide for themselves and their families that measure of comfort, happiness, and security to which every citizen is entitled in return for his labor, from a deep sense of pride in our trade, to give a fair day's work for a fair day's pay."

Quoted from the SMWIA Constitution

In The Education Department Here's what's happening... 

Effective March 23rd all night classes and apprentice day classes including Wednesday nights will be suspended through April.

On-Line Rigging Training (click here). This is only if you can't get to the Local for traiing. This fee will NOT be rembursed by the Local.

Local 265 will NOT be accepting applications until further notice.

March 18th applicant testing - CANCELLED!

April 22nd applicant testing - CANCELLED!

At this time our next applicant testing is scheduled for Wednesday June 17, 2020.

Below is the link to instructions on how to update your fire life safety Level-1 technician to the new Fire and Smoke Damper technician.


"NEW" night classes course description (under construction) click here.

Current Affairs (click here)

SMOHIT in conjunction with "360training" now offers a 30 HOUR and 10 HOUR construction safety class on-line, "AT A FEE". Click here for more information. 

Did you know the ITI (International Training Institute) offers online training for members, CLICK HERE to view the classes offered.

Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Training

Apprentice Application Information NO Applications being accepted until further notice.

We do not discriminate - we are an EEOC compliant organization!

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