We use a certification tracking system for tracking power system training, power system courses and other types of apprenticeship energy training. And provide members with power industry news and other energy in the news.
We are using the power of the Internet to provide many of the resources necessary for our members to meet the challenges of maintaining and enhancing their skills.
This Center provides our members with access to unique apprentice training programs where they can earn approved certificates and associate degrees at selected colleges. Continuous educational opportunities that are precursors to bachelors and masters degrees are also available.
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy this morning. Increasing clouds with periods of showers this afternoon. High around 60F. Winds ESE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
A few showers in the morning becoming a steady rain in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High 64F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Chance of Rain
Becoming windy with showers likely in the afternoon. High 51F. Winds WSW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 48F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph.
At the Online Resource Center, members will find information on scholarships that are available from the community colleges we are partnering with.
- Alpena Community College
- Delta College
- Grand Rapids Community College
- Henry Ford Community College
- Macomb Community College
- Dawson Technical Institute
- Kennedy King College
- Northwest Iowa CC
- North Iowa Area CC
- Northeast Iowa CC
- Minnesota West CC
- Bismarck State College
- Wilbur Wright College
Returning veterans may find jobs as utility workers, through a new Chicago community college training program aimed at certifying them to work in the natural gas industry. About 100 veterans per year will go through the seven-month program designed to help them transition to steady civilian jobs. The UWUA Power for America Training Trust Fund and People’s Gas U-Map Program will provide and intensive 7 month training program which will include a one month paid internship and mentorship with experienced journey-level gas utility workers. Classes are for credit and will be taught through the Wright College and Dawson Technical Colleges both of which are part of the Chicago Community College system.
A special hands-on training facility is being constructed at Dawson Technical College, check out the construction photos as the construction continues.
P4A In The News
- Veterans Affairs Makes Little Headway To Shorten Waiting Times For Care
- Man walking across America to raise attention to veterans’ needs
- It’s A Matter Of Safety
- The Deep, Dangerous Problems Of America’s Aging Gas Infrastructure
- Workers Memorial Day
- VA Eliminates Net Worth As Health Care Eligibility Factor
- Utility Workers Respond to Manhattan Building Explosion and Fires
- Veterans helping veterans rebuild their lives
- Aqua Water Ohio Members Ink New 4-year Contract
- Here’s One Answer to High Unemployment for Veterans