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Service Fitters Training Center

United Association HVAC Service Technicians Certification

UA STAR MASTERY EXAMINATION

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The trustees of the Service Fitters Educational Fund are pleased to announce preparatory courses leading to the UA S.T.A.R HVACR Certification.

Preparatory Course    Test Date/Time    Deadline for submission of fee/application form 
10/22/16, 10/29/16 & 11/5/16
(Saturdays)
8:00 AM Start
  November 19, 2016
(Saturday)
8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon 
  Friday, October 21, 2016
(or earlier, depending on space availability) 

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  • Developed jointly by the United Association and Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan.
  • All Service Technicians who have at least five years of experience are eligible (must state having at least 5 years of experience on UA Star application).
  • The examination consists of 200 questions in the following categories:
    • Mechanical:  21 - 11%
    • Electrical:  16 - 8%
    • Controls:  25 - 13%
    • AC & Refrigeration:  33 - 17%
    • Heating:  20 - 10%
    • Hydronics:  17 - 9%
    • Steam System:  13 - 7%
    • Ventilation:  17 - 9%
    • Piping:  11 - 6%
    • Lifting Equipment:  4 - 2%
    • Safety:  10 - 5%
    • Math:  7 - 4%
    • Customer Service:  6 - 3%
  • The cost is $136.00 (non-refundable) per examination. Please make a check or money order payable to NITC. You can also fill out the credit card page of the application to charge the fee.
  • Applicants who are unsuccessful can re-take the entire examination the next time it is offered (same fee applies).
  • Qualified UA members will earn 32 college credits upon passing the examination, credits are applied towards an Associate's Degree in HVACR or Construction Supervision.  Washtenaw Community College issues the credits through the UA University.  The remaining 30-35 credits needed to complete the degree can be obtained from the UA Regional Training System.  www.uauniversity.org
  • Wallet cards and certificates are provided to service technicians a few weeks after receiving a passing score on the UA Star Mastery Examination.
  • Program endorsed by the Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA).
  • Download an application form, schedule of review classes, examination dates for UASTAR.

If you need more information regarding the UA S.T.A.R. certification program, please call Margarita Velez at (718) 472-0414.  For Re-Certification information, please call Kathleen Hertel at (718) 472-0404.

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