Skills and safety training for members of PDC 30 is provided by the PDC 30 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund, or "JATF." The JATF operates both a US Department of Labor-registered apprenticeship program and a regular schedule of journey-level upgrade training. Training is provided by a seasoned full- and part-time faculty of expert craftspersons at a new (2007) state-of-the-art training center located in Aurora, Illinois.
See below for several images of training taking place at PDC 30's JATF.
Click for more information about an Apprenticeship, or STARs, or Journeyworker Upgrade.