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First Training

First Training is your companywide resource for training your way where you need it. We offer flexible training solutions for HVAC, Plumbing, PVF, Fluid Handling, Water, Storm, and Sewer in person and online. Our experienced HVAC staff offer entry level to advanced classes on Installation Best Practices, Proactive Maintenance, and Technical Service. Plus, EPA 608 Preparation Training and Certification. First Supply has also partnered with manufacturers and business training providers to provide valuable application, product, and business solution curriculum. First Training offers training solutions at the NEW Ed Felten Training Center in Madison, WI, along with many of our other locations in MN, WI, IA, and IL. We can also organize custom training solutions that suit your needs, such as onsite or after-hours.

February

5

Septic Maintenance and Troubleshooting Class | Ashland

  • February 5
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

Location: AmericInn, 3009 Lake Shore Drive E., Ashland, WI

  • Pre-registration is required
  • Cost: $60 per person 
  • Coffee, snacks, lunch and soda provided

Click Here to sign up for this class

July

24

Water Infrastructure: Distribution Pipe, Fittings, Installation, Repair and Line Locating Training Session | Madison

  • July 24
  • 10 AM - 1 PM

Topics covered: Water Service Line and Water Main pipe, pipe fittings and installation procedures. 3 Municipal Waterworks Credits. FREE of charge!

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

  • The Value of Brass - Aaron Gilson, AY McDonald (WRWA Associate Member)

  • The Resilience of Ductile Iron Pipe - David Emmerich (PE) and Broc Krekelberg, U.S. Pipe

  • The Importance of Utility Locating - Chad Thompson, Copperhead (WRWA Associate Member)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

  • Working Lunch (Provided) Live Demonstration Onsite - Presented by First Supply (WRWA Corporate Member)

Location: First Supply, 6800 Gisholt Drive, Madison

Click here for more information on this training

August

15

EPA Section 608 Certification | Madison

  • August 15
  • 8 AM - 4 PM

Session 1: Test Preparation Class

This class will prepare the student for the EPA Section 608 certification class. Certification is required by the EPA to install or service HVAC equipment. Note: Fee covers study material and tuition for the class.

  • Time: 8 AM – Noon
  • Fee: $150*  (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch & beverages included

Session 2: Certification Class

This is the testing portion for the EPA Section 608 Certification. Please bring a laptop or tablet to take the test on. All other test material will be provided. Note: Fee covers 1 electronic test and all printed testing materials. Student MUST bring laptop or tablet to take the test on.

  • Time: 2 PM
  • Fee: $100* (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Snacks & beverages included

Location: First Supply, 6800 Gisholt Drive, Madison

Click here to register for the EPA Section 608 Certification Class in Madison

EPA

September

3

Heating via Air Install and Commissioning Hands-On Class | Madison

  • September 3
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover installing Furnaces, Air Handlers, and Heat Pumps. Topics covered: Best practices, Unit selections, Reading tech specs and understanding them, Thermostat selection, Understanding the low and high voltage wiring needs, Commissioning/start-up, Dip switch/jumper selections, Understanding and selecting airflow settings, Dual fuel setup and selection and much more.

  • Instructor: Thom Hardy, HVAC Trainer and Technical Manager for First Supply, will be conducting this class
  • Fee: $200 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch & beverages included

After each topic there will be a hands-on activity to reinforce the lecture. A list of tools to bring will be emailed to you prior to the class when registration has ended.

Location: First Supply, 6800 Gisholt Drive, Madison

Click here to attend the Heating via Air Install and Commissioning class

September

4

A2L Low GWP Refrigerant Training Certification | Madison

  • September 4
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover the properties, characteristics, servicing and handling of the NEW A2L refrigerants. Cost will cover the class and the certification test. Training and test conducted by Thom Hardy of First Supply.

  • Note: Students will need to bring laptop or tablet to access online certification test.
  • Fee: $150 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch, snacks & beverages included

Location: First Supply, 6800 Gisholt Drive, Madison

Click here to sign up

September

5

Combustion Testing and Understanding Hands-On Class | Madison

  • September 5
  • 9 AM - 12 PM

Topics Covered: Dangers of CO, Common sources of CO, What is combustion, How to perform combustion analysis, Interpreting the results, and Understanding the tools needed to perform the tests.

  • Instructor: Training conducted by Louis Kellar of UEI
  • Fee: $75 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Snacks & beverages included
  • Cost covers class materials and hand-on activities, snacks and beverages.
  • Extra: Steep product discounts for those in attendance

Location: First Supply, 6800 Gisholt Drive, Madison

Click here to sign up for the Combustion Testing and Understanding Class

UEI

September

17

Heating via Air Install and Commissioning | Green Bay

  • September 17
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover installing Furnaces, Air Handlers, and Heat Pumps. Topics covered: Best practices, Unit selections, Reading tech specs and understanding them, Thermostat selection, Understanding the low and high voltage wiring needs, Commissioning/start-up, Dip switch/jumper selections, Understanding and selecting airflow settings, Dual fuel setup and selection and much more.

  • Instructor: Thom Hardy, HVAC Trainer and Technical Manager for First Supply, will be conducting this class
  • Fee: $200 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch & beverages included

After each topic there will be an activity to reinforce the lecture. A list of tools to bring will be emailed to you prior to the class when registration has ended.

Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 2785 Ramada Way, Green Bay

Click here to attend the Heating via Air Install and Commissioning class

September

18

A2L Low GWP Refrigerant Training Certification | Green Bay

  • September 18
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover the properties, characteristics, servicing and handling of the NEW A2L refrigerants. Cost will cover the class and the certification test. Training and test conducted by Thom Hardy of First Supply.

  • Note: Students will need to bring laptop or tablet to access online certification test.
  • Fee: $150 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch, snacks & beverages included

Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 2785 Ramada Way, Green Bay

Click here to sign up

September

19

A2L Low GWP Refrigerant Training Certification | Rhinelander

  • September 19
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover the properties, characteristics, servicing and handling of the NEW A2L refrigerants. Cost will cover the class and the certification test. Training and test conducted by Thom Hardy of First Supply.

  • Note: Students will need to bring laptop or tablet to access online certification test.
  • Fee: $150 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch, snacks & beverages included

Location: Quality Inn, 668 W Kemp Street, Rhinelander

Click here to sign up

September

24

Heating via Air Install and Commissioning | Eau Claire

  • September 24
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover installing Furnaces, Air Handlers, and Heat Pumps. Topics covered: Best practices, Unit selections, Reading tech specs and understanding them, Thermostat selection, Understanding the low and high voltage wiring needs, Commissioning/start-up, Dip switch/jumper selections, Understanding and selecting airflow settings, Dual fuel setup and selection and much more.

  • Instructor: Thom Hardy, HVAC Trainer and Technical Manager for First Supply, will be conducting this class
  • Fee: $200 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch & beverages included

After each topic there will be an activity to reinforce the lecture. A list of tools to bring will be emailed to you prior to the class when registration has ended.

Location: First Supply, 596 Cameron Street, Eau Claire

Click here to attend the Heating via Air Install and Commissioning class

September

25

A2L Low GWP Refrigerant Training Certification | Brainerd

  • September 25
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover the properties, characteristics, servicing and handling of the NEW A2L refrigerants. Cost will cover the class and the certification test. Training and test conducted by Thom Hardy of First Supply.

  • Note: Students will need to bring laptop or tablet to access online certification test.
  • Fee: $150 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch, snacks & beverages included

Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 15739 Audubon Way, Baxter

Click here to sign up

September

26

A2L Low GWP Refrigerant Training Certification | Eau Claire

  • September 26
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover the properties, characteristics, servicing and handling of the NEW A2L refrigerants. Cost will cover the class and the certification test. Training and test conducted by Thom Hardy of First Supply.

  • Note: Students will need to bring laptop or tablet to access online certification test.
  • Fee: $150 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch, snacks & beverages included

Location: First Supply, 596 Cameron Street, Eau Claire

Click here to sign up

September

30

A2L Low GWP Refrigerant Training Certification | South St. Paul

  • September 30
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover the properties, characteristics, servicing and handling of the NEW A2L refrigerants. Cost will cover the class and the certification test. Training and test conducted by Thom Hardy of First Supply.

  • Note: Students will need to bring laptop or tablet to access online certification test.
  • Fee: $150 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch, snacks & beverages included

Location: First Supply, 290 Bridgepoint Drive, Suite 600, South St. Paul

Click here to sign up

October

1

Heating via Air Install and Commissioning | South St. Paul

  • October 1
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover installing Furnaces, Air Handlers, and Heat Pumps. Topics covered: Best practices, Unit selections, Reading tech specs and understanding them, Thermostat selection, Understanding the low and high voltage wiring needs, Commissioning/start-up, Dip switch/jumper selections, Understanding and selecting airflow settings, Dual fuel setup and selection and much more.

  • Instructor: Thom Hardy, HVAC Trainer and Technical Manager for First Supply, will be conducting this class
  • Fee: $200 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch & beverages included

After each topic there will be an activity to reinforce the lecture. A list of tools to bring will be emailed to you prior to the class when registration has ended.

Location: First Supply, 290 Bridgepoint Drive, South St. Paul

Click here to attend the Heating via Air Install and Commissioning class

October

2

Heating via Air Install and Commissioning | Rochester

  • October 2
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover installing Furnaces, Air Handlers, and Heat Pumps. Topics covered: Best practices, Unit selections, Reading tech specs and understanding them, Thermostat selection, Understanding the low and high voltage wiring needs, Commissioning/start-up, Dip switch/jumper selections, Understanding and selecting airflow settings, Dual fuel setup and selection and much more.

  • Instructor: Thom Hardy, HVAC Trainer and Technical Manager for First Supply, will be conducting this class
  • Fee: $200 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch & beverages included

After each topic there will be an activity to reinforce the lecture. A list of tools to bring will be emailed to you prior to the class when registration has ended.

Location: First Suppy, 3815 Highway 14 W., Rochester

Click here to attend the Heating via Air Install and Commissioning class

October

3

A2L Low GWP Refrigerant Training Certification | Dubuque

  • October 3
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

In this class we will cover the properties, characteristics, servicing and handling of the NEW A2L refrigerants. Cost will cover the class and the certification test. Training and test conducted by Thom Hardy of First Supply.

  • Note: Students will need to bring laptop or tablet to access online certification test.
  • Fee: $150 (Billed to your First Supply Account)
  • Lunch, snacks & beverages included

Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2080 Holliday Drive, Dubuque

Click here to sign up

October

7

Hydronic Principles and Best Practices | Madison

  • October 7 & 8
  • 9 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM

Join one or multiple training sessions on hydronic principles and best practices. IBC Boilers, Caleffi Hydronic Solutions, Uponor, and Grundfos have separate 3-hour training sessions covering industry principles and best practices to improve your hydronic system installations and increase your profitability. View training flyer (pdf)

  • Cost is $50 per trainingsession or $150 for complete event (4 sessions)
  • Food and beverages included for each session
  • Hotel expense not included
  • Space is limited

Location: First Supply, 6800 Gisholt Drive, Madison

Click here to register for one or multiple training sessions in Madison

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October

8

Hydronic Principles and Best Practices | Green Bay

  • October 8 & 9
  • 9 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM

Join one or multiple training sessions on hydronic principles and best practices. IBC Boilers, Caleffi Hydronic Solutions, Uponor, and Grundfos have separate 3-hour training sessions covering industry principles and best practices to improve your hydronic system installations and increase your profitability. View training flyer (pdf)

  • Cost is $50 per training session or $150 for complete event (4 sessions)
  • Food and beverages included for each session
  • Hotel expense not included
  • Space is limited

Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 2785 Ramada Way, Green Bay

Click here to register for one or multiple training sessions in Green Bay

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October

14

Hydronic Principles and Best Practices | Eau Claire

  • October 14 & 15
  • 9 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM

Join one or multiple training sessions on hydronic principles and best practices. IBC Boilers, Caleffi Hydronic Solutions, Uponor, and Grundfos have separate 3-hour training sessions covering industry principles and best practices to improve your hydronic system installations and increase your profitability. View training flyer (pdf)

  • Cost is $50 per training session or $150 for complete event (4 sessions)
  • Food and beverages included for each session
  • Hotel expense not included
  • Space is limited

Location: First Supply, 596 Cameron Street, Eau Claire

Click here to register for one or multiple training sessions in Eau Claire

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October

16

Hydronic Principles and Best Practices | Rochester

  • October 16 & 17
  • 9 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM

Join one or multiple training sessions on hydronic principles and best practices. IBC Boilers, Caleffi Hydronic Solutions, Uponor, and Grundfos have separate 3-hour training sessions covering industry principles and best practices to improve your hydronic system installations and increase your profitability. View training flyer (pdf)

  • Cost is $50 per training session or $150 for complete event (4 sessions)
  • Food and beverages included for each session
  • Hotel expense not included
  • Space is limited

Location: First Supply, 3815 Highway 14 W., Rochester

Click here to register for one or multiple training sessions in Rochester

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September

4

A2L Low GWP Refrigerant Training Certification | Madison

  • September 4
  • 8 AM - 3 PM

2024 Certification Class & Test

  • Lunch & beverages included
  • Fee: $150

In this class we will cover the properties, characteristics, servicing and handling of the NEW A2L refrigerants. Cost will cover the class and the certification test. Note: Students will need to bring laptop or tablet to access online certification test.

Location: First Supply - Badger Training Room, Madison, WI

Click here to register for the Madison training on September 4th

EPA


Cancellation Policy: If you are unable to attend a training session you scheduled, please contact Thom Hardy at [email protected] ASAP. Attendees will be charged 50% for classes they cancel with less than 48 hours’ notice. Attendees will be charged 100% for classes they don’t attend without canceling first. Minimum class size is six attendees, or as listed on training flyer. If size requirements aren’t met, classes may be cancelled. Fees for classes cancelled by First Supply will be refunded in full. Cancellation Policy subject to change.