Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Make ABC Your Educational Resource for Certification Renewal

ABC’s continuing education classes are accepted by the state towards meeting the renewal hours requirement for many journeyman certifications.  Journeyman must complete 16 hours of continuing education prior to their three (3) year renewal date.

Ongoing Courses:

EPA 608 Certification

EPA 608 Certification Classes are held regularly at the ABC Training Facility.  Classes are taught by Dave Jensen from Epic Controls, LLC.  The class requires self study prior to the day of testing, this course is a 2 hour refresher followed by 3 hours to complete the test for certification.

Plumbing Continuing Education

UPC (Uniform Plumbing Code) Update Classes are held regularly at the ABC Training Facility.  Classes are taught by John J. Zarrella - Senior Mechanical Construction Manager with Bridgers & Paxton.  The class is 8 hours and qualifies for continuing education credits required for renewal. 

Mechanical Continuing Education

UMC (Uniform Mechanical Code) Update Classes are held regularly at the ABC Training Facility.  Classes are taught by John J. Zarrella - Senior Mechanical Construction Manager with Bridgers & Paxton. The class is 8 hours and qualifies for continuing education credits required for renewal. 

Medical Gas Installers Certification (& Re-Certification)

This 32 hour course (8 hour Re-Certification Course) is designed to take the
seasoned plumber/fitter and teach them the information necessary to install medical gas and vacuum pipeline systems in human health care occupancies.  This course is mandatory in over forty states prior to working on any medical gas or vacuum system.  Class is taught by John Christiansen & John Zarrella of Southwest Medical Gas.