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Industrial Training InternationalMar 18, 2021 10:15:00 AM2 min read

Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Keeps The Ball Rolling During Extraordinary Times With The Help of ITI

Sheet metal workers are an integral part of the building and construction trades that keep our country in operation. In shops, sheet metal workers lay out, fabricate, and assemble sheet metal products; while in the field, they install these sheet metal products in buildings and on construction projects. For the Sheet Metal Workers Union 19, based in Philadelphia, PA, their project roster includes but is not limited to heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC), as well as moisture control - think gutters, flashing, etc.

Today, Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 is in the process of onboarding multiple, blended-learning approaches with the help of ITI! Local 19 is engaging in enhanced training during unprecedented times via use of the ITI Learning Hub and an ITI VR Crane Simulator. Through the Learning Hub, Local 19 is able to rely on consistent eLearning distribution to members in need of rigging, signaling, and other safety related content. Whereby through the use of an ITI VR Crane Simulator, Local 19 can also make sure their apprentices and journeymen have access to a training environment which helps prepare for crane lifts or the need for national certification testing. This multifaceted approach allows for increased training time and crane repetitions, while keeping their members engaged and using the latest innovative technologies.

From Sheet Metal Workers Local 19:

We believe in being on the cutting edge of technology, to better serve our customers and our union members. Therefore, we are committed to keeping up with advances being made in our industry. This allows us the most modern methods and equipment, in order to provide the best possible service.

Are you interested in learning more about ITI VR and how the ITI Learning Hub can make a difference in the way you develop your team? Set up a call with one of our Training Solutions Advisors today!


About Sheet Metal Workers Local 19

Sheet metal work is a highly respected trade. Local Union No. 19 was established on December 10, 1887, and is 4,300 Union members strong. Local Union 19 serves 23 counties in Pennsylvania, four counties in New Jersey Building Trades, five counties in New Jersey Sign Division, and the entire state of Delaware. For more information about Sheet Metal Workers Local 19, visit

About ITI

Founded in 1986, ITI is a privately held company headquartered in Woodland, WA. The company specializes in crane, rigging, lift planning, rigging engineering training and technical services via the following delivery methods: 

  • Instructor Led Training (at Client Locations and ITI Training Centers) 
  • Online, On-Demand Learning & Learning Management (ITI Learning Hub) 
  • Virtual Reality Crane & Equipment Training (ITI VR) 
  • Field Reference Resource Center (ITI Bookstore) 
  • Professional Consulting Services (ITI Field Services) 

ITI currently serves thousands of customers across the globe. For more information about ITI, visit


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