UA Local 198 Training Center Opening in Louisiana

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Lake Charles, LA -- The United Association Union of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Pipe Welders, and Service Technicians Local 198 opened a state of the art training facility in Louisiana.  F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems is proud to have provided the fire protection for this brand new facility.

Labor demand is increasing among the Gulf Coast and to meet the increased need in skilled labor, the Local 198 Training Facility was built.  It includes 52 welding booths, classroom space, and a testing facility.

The UA provides training programs including a 5-year apprenticeship, journeyman training, 5-year instructor training program, and certification programs.

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