Finishing Trades Institute of the Upper Midwest is an educational institute dedicated to developing professional tradespeople, advancing their skills and certifying their qualifications in the Upper Midwest. Our learners include Commercial and Industrial Painters, Drywall Finishers, Glaziers, Glassworkers, Sign and Display Technicians, and Tradeshow Workers.
We at the FTI of the Upper Midwest and District Council #82, are diligently monitoring the progress of COVID-19 and preparing for any potential impacts on our members. If you have concerns beyond apprenticeship and continuing education (i.e., unemployment, job closures, benefits), please contact Jeff Stark, DC #82 Director of Servicing at 651-379-9653 or email@example.com.
If you have questions specifically related to the Coronavirus, you may go directly to the Minnesota Department of Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage. Also, be alert for updates from the IUPAT, District Council 82, and your employer regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you have further questions about the virus, don’t hesitate to call the Minnesota COVID-19 Hotline at 651-201-3920
Please continue to check the FTI-UM website for the most up to date information.