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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: .. PROGRAMS:.. COMMERCIAL PAINTER & WALL COVERER.. DRYWALL FINISHER.. GLAZIER.. GLASSWORKER.. INDUSTRIAL PAINTER.. MULTI-CRAFT DECORATOR.. COMMUNITY OUTREACH.. STUDENT HANDBOOK.. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION.. About the The Finishing Trades Institute.. The Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region (FTI) registered its first set of apprenticeship standards with the U.. S.. Department of Labor (DOL) in 1945; and has operated in good standing since that time.. In 2009 the FTI became the first, and remains the only, stand-alone building trade s apprenticeship program to receive full accreditation from the U.. Department of Education.. The FTI is a leader and innovator in the apprenticeship world and continues to change the model with their outside the box approaches to things like; training, diversity, outreach and professional development of staff.. In 2011 the FTI won the Department of Labors Innovator and Trailblazer Award and in 2012 the Construction Users Round Table (CURT) named the Finishing Trades Institute their Workforce Development Award winner.. Mission Statement.. The mission of the Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region  ...   journeypersons, supervisors, and project managers in North America.. The FTI provides a unique learning environment with state-of-the-art classroom and lab spaces.. The FTI uses a competency based training model; as recommended by the U.. Department of Labor.. Besides its nationally recognized apprenticeship programs the FTI exists to provide some of the finest journeyperson continuing education courses in North America.. The FTI uses a time proven model of related classroom theory training and hands-on activities to achieve the academic excellence for which it has been recognized.. Because of its learning model, based on Organizational Development, Leadership, and Team Building principles, the FTI and its students are responsible and effective communicators that are proud of their abilities to learn quickly and lead effectively; increasing jobsite productivity and moral for the contractors for which they work.. Moreover, each student graduates their apprenticeship with 60+ college credits to be used towards achieving their Associates Degree.. Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region 2190 Hornig Road Philadelphia, PA 19116 Tel.. 215-501-0130 Fax 215-501-0138..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: APPLY NOW.. Applicant Requirements and Process.. The Finishing Trades Institute and District Council 21 accepts Apprentice applications exclusively online.. Walk in applications are not accepted.. REQUIREMENTS.. Copy of High School Diploma or GED equivalent.. Copy of Official High School Transcripts (need to order from your high school) or GED grades.. Copy of valid drivers license.. 3 letters of recommendation.. 4 Application Essays.. $10.. 00 application fee.. Printed and signed copy of online application.. Copy of Social Security card.. Copy of Birth Certificate.. Proof you have registered for Selective Service Males Only.. To obtain proof of Selective Service registration click this link:.. https://www.. sss.. gov/RegVer/wfVerification.. aspx.. After you complete verification; you will need to print out the page as proof you are registered.. If you are not registered, you must register and print out the registration page.. FTI uses government funded monies and teach certain aspects of training and have applied to provide Title IV Financial Aide.. PROCESS.. Once you have acquired all of the above, please deliver to the closest training facility.. You will then be given a date to take a basic aptitude test ($10 test fee).. If you pass the aptitude test you will be given a date to be interviewed.. The combination of your test score and interview  ...   3: Friday - July 18, 2014.. Application must be submitted no later than Wednesday July 15, 2014.. Test 4: Friday - October 17, 2014.. Application must be submitted no later than Wednesday October 15, 2014.. 2014 Interviews:.. Round 1 Interviews: Month of February.. Round 2 Interviews: Month of May.. Round 3 Interviews: Month of August.. Round 4 Interviews: Month of November.. If you are interested in applying to one of our Trades, you may.. CLICK HERE.. or click the APPLY NOW icon on the left.. The Finishing Trades Institute admits students of and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin in admission policies, educational policies any other school administered programs.. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.. For additional information call 215-501-0130.. El acabado del Instituto commercial admite a estudiantes de y no discrimina por raza, color, religion, genero, nacional u origen etnico en las politicas de admission, las politicas educativas y cualquier otro programa de la escuela administrada.. Ayudas auxiliaries y servicios estan disponibles a peticion a las personas con discapacidad.. Para informacion adicional llame al 215-501-0130.. MORE INFORMATION REGARDING EACH OF OUR PROGRAMS.. CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING THE THE ABOUT US SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:.. HEALTH & SAFETY.. GRANT / DEGREE.. CRAFT SPECIFIC.. REGISTRATION:.. A.. llied Trades.. C.. ontinuing.. E.. ducation.. So what is ACE?.. ACE is our specialized Journeyperson Continuing Education Program -.. Just as doctors, lawyers, and accountants have to re-train annually to keep up with medical procedures,  ...   attend continuing education classes to keep up with new technologies in the Commercial Paint Wall Covering, Drywall Finishing, Glazing Glassworking, Industrial Paint and Multi-Craft Decorating industries.. WHAT KIND OF COURSE ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?.. Click the menu to the left for class descriptions and to register on-line..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: COURSE DESCRIPTION.. REGISTER.. Health Safety.. The Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region (FTI) has one of the most well respected Health & Safety Departments in the region.. With two full time Health & Safety Professionals and nearly 25 subject matter experts, FTI students receive the most comprehensive and professional training available today.. Please take some time to read about what certifications are offered, course descriptions, and more.. Purpose / Intent.. The construction environment poses many dangers to all workers.. The primary focus of The Finishing Trades Institute's health and safety department, in conjunction with DVIPA, AGMA, AMPD, and IFCA, is  ...   specialized educational safety initiatives.. Proper communication of OSHA and other pertinent safety standards.. Outreach, education and a multitude of programs, policies, etc.. Our Mission.. The Finishing Trades Institute is dedicated to promoting a safe and healthful environment for all members.. The overall mission is to implement comprehensive occupational health programs that emphasize safety education, preparation, wellness and professional development.. Our Goals.. Promote a progressive safety mindset through education.. To Provide leadership and encouragement to employers and workers to help them recognize and realize the value of safety and health on the job.. (Source: All About OSHA 2056-07R) Reduce illnesses, injuries and fatalities..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: FTI News.. Check out the Young Lions Facebook page for upcoming events.. All Members of DC21 Welcome!.. Visit us on Facebook.. for the latest information and please 'LIKE' our page to keep up with our activity!.. Apply for a TWIC card.. In this time of heightened security, all transportation workers need to become informed about the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC ).. You will need  ...   (MTSA) regulated facilities and vessels.. to learn more apply for a TWIC card.. The FTI with District Council 21 are proud to offer the.. COLLEGE TUITION BENEFIT.. College Scholarships will be awarded to your children,.. grandchildren, or extended family AT NO COST TO YOU!.. Sign up immediately and start growing your account.. regardless of having someone to sponsor now.. Enroll now for FREE!.. Visit.. nesenroll.. com/dc21..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: EMAIL US.. MAP US.. Contact Us.. STAFF:.. Mike Schurr - Education Director.. 215-501-0130 Ext 17.. Kara Peters - Office Manager.. 215-501-0130 Ext 30.. Domenic Gaeta - Commercial Paint Wall Covering Coordinator.. 215-501-0130 Ext 19.. Dave Santangelo - Drywall Finishing Coordinator.. 215-501-0130 Ext 23.. Pat Merk - Health Safety Director.. 215-501-0130 Ext 13.. Marty McNulty - Health Safety Instructor.. 215-501-0130 Ext 22.. Joe McGee - Coordinator Architectural Metal &  ...   Altieri - Industrial Painting Coordinator.. Joe Weiss - Multi-Craft Decorator (Drums, Harrisburg).. Call Drums or Harrisburg Centers.. LOCATIONS:.. Main Campus.. Philadelphia, PA.. 2190 Hornig Rd.. 19116.. Office: 215-501-0130.. Fax: 215-501-0138.. Service Center.. Drums, PA.. 66 Azalea Drive.. Can-Do-Corporate Park.. 18222.. Office: 570-708-2918.. Fax: 570-708-2029.. Joe Weiss: Multi-Craft Decorator.. Mike Metz: Glazing.. Harrisburg, PA.. 6951 - G Allentown Blvd.. 17123.. Office: 717-671-1910.. Fax: 717-671-7027.. for information on District Council 21..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: Commercial Painter Wall Coverer.. CLASS CALENDAR.. The first priority of the Commercial Painters is to prepare the surface for the finishes to be applied.. Some of the processes that are used are: wash, scrape, wire brush or sand the surface and, in some cases, use chemicals, electric scrapers, sandblasters or blow torches to remove old paint.. It is the job of the applicator to sand any irregularities, fill cracks and holes, and remove excess dirt and grease.. The Commercial Painters uses three major tools to apply paints and coatings: The spray gun, the roller, and the brush.. The skilled Commercial Painters knows and uses what is best for each job.. Although some PAINTERS do all types of painting, most specialize in one type, such as: interior or exterior work, new construction, signs, remodeling, particular structures and buildings (apartments, homes, bridges, water tanks, and structural steel), special effects and decorative designs, metal surfaces, or transportation equipment.. Working Conditions:.. Painting/Wall Covering is strenuous work, requiring much walking, standing, reaching, kneeling, stooping, climbing and carrying.. Occupational hazards  ...   steady nerves to work in high places.. They should not be allergic to paint fumes, toxic materials, or spray dust.. An artistic sense, good eyesight, and a sense of color are necessary to do a first class job.. Recommended Courses:.. General Science, General Math, Chemistry will help.. Terms of Apprenticeship:.. 4 years of on the job training, related class room instruction, classes a minimum of 160 hours per year.. Wall Coverer.. The Wall Coverer measures the surface he is to cover and cuts the covering to fit.. Next the Wall Coverer mixes the adhesive, applies it to the back of the strip of the covering, places the strip in correct position on the wall and smooth s it with a smoothing brush or knife.. They are very careful to match the paper's pattern, making sure the design continues from strip to strip without a visible break.. Painters and Wall Coverers may also estimate material, time and cost of each job, produce decorative designs, restore natural wood color by bleaching or refinishing, or apply special coatings..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: Drywall Finisher.. The Drywall Finisher finishes gypsum wallboard surfaces by taping, spotting, pointing, filling, finishing, and sanding joints, angles, internal and external corners, and all field surfaces.. Skill is required in the use of hand filling and machine tool methods for both preparation and application techniques.. As such, the Drywall Finisher shall be familiar with all aspects of the trade including: the tools, materials, procedures, environmental conditions on the job site as well as the regulations and standards of the various authorities having jurisdiction.. A skilled Drywall Finisher will be organized and capable of working independently.. The Drywall Finisher shall possess a recognized certificate of trade qualification, certificates of apprenticeship as  ...   the industry.. Safety is stressed in all aspects of the drywall finishing trade.. Physical and health hazards include the dangers of toxic poisoning from paint and related material fumes and dusts and falls from elevated work platforms or ladders.. The Drywall Finisher will also be familiar with the regulations and standards which outline those requirements.. The Drywall Finisher should be physically fit to perform the tasks required by the trade, and capable of taking detailed instruction on the job site.. Standing, bending, some lifting (up to 75 lbs.. ).. Coating and/or sanding with the use of a respirator.. High production oriented craft.. General math, algebra, geometry.. General knowledge of Blueprint reading helpful..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: Architectural Glass Metal Installer (Glazier).. An Architectural Glass and Metal technician, called a Glazier, is responsible for selecting, cutting, installing, replacing, and removing all types of glass and architectural metal.. Work in the glazing field can include both residential and commercial projects.. Residential projects may include replacing a home s window sash to improve energy efficiency; using various techniques and materials to incorporate good weatherization strategies; installing glass mirrors, architectural shower doors, and bathtub enclosures, glass or plastic solar panels; and fitting glass for tabletops and display cases.. Commercial interior glazing projects include installing items such as heavy metal or glass decorative room dividers or security windows.. Other glazing projects may involve installing storefront metal and glass for establishments such as supermarkets, auto dealerships, or banks.. In the construction of large commercial buildings, glaziers fabricate architectural aluminum framework, layout and install such, weld, apply sealants and much more; using a large variety of architectural metal and glass systems.. Glaziers are continuously promoting the application of green technology with the use of solar performance and sustainability in the glazing  ...   at a factory or a contractor s shop.. It arrives at the jobsite ready for glaziers to position and secure it in place.. Cranes and hoists with suction cups may be used to lift large, heavy pieces of glass.. The work may have to be prepared either inside or outside a building, and scaffolding may be used in installations.. Safe work habits are important in this trade.. With advancements in building technology, welding skills and proper techniques are necessary to safely fasten the window system to the substrate.. In order to prepare the glazier to properly perform welding techniques the glazier may be trained to the standards set forth by the American Welding Society (AWS.. ).. Glaziers walk, bend, lift, crouch, climb, kneel and stand for long periods of time.. Some of the lifting is heavy (maximum 75 lbs.. Glaziers also use hoists and/or cranes and move heavy material with various dollies and trucks.. Algebra, geometry, blueprint reading, drafting, metal shop.. 4 years on the job training and a minimum of 160 hours per year of related classroom instruction..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: Architectural Glassworker.. An Architectural Glassworker is responsible for selecting, cutting, installing, replacing, and removing all types of glass and architectural metal.. Glassworkers spend the majority of their career in a manufacturing / shop setting.. A career in the glassworker field can include both residential and commercial projects.. Commercial interior glazing projects, that may include the labors of a glassworker, include installing items such as heavy metal or glass decorative room dividers, glass metal partitions, or security windows.. Other glazing projects  ...   projects.. Glassworkers are continuously promoting the application of green technology with the use of solar performance and sustainability in the glazing trades.. Glassworkers mainly work in the manufacturing area of the glazing industry.. They work in shops / manufacturing plants and cut glass, metal, fabricate and build frames, load and deliver materials to jobsites, and assist glaziers in commercial and residential projects.. 2 years on the job training and a minimum of 160 hours per year of related classroom instruction..

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  • Title: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region
    Descriptive info: Coatings Applicator Specialist (Industrial Painter).. It is the task of the Industrial Painter to remove previous coatings and prepare substrates and surfaces for application of coatings and to apply those coatings where necessary on industrial structures.. The Industrial Painter must possess an interprovincial trade qualification seal or a provincial certificate of trade qualification and certificates of apprenticeship as required.. The Industrial Painter must be skilled in surface preparation and coating application techniques.. He or she must also be familiar with safety  ...   hygiene practices and requirements of the trade.. Due to the risks associated with this work, the industrial painter must be physically fit and not intimidated with the height of the work.. Painting is strenuous work, requiring much walking, standing, reaching, kneeling, stooping, climbing and carrying.. Exterior painters lose some work-time each year due to bad weather.. Interior painters who work primarily on new construction may lose work-time during slowdowns in construction activity.. General Science, General Math, Mechanical Drawing, Chemistry will help..

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