Viega LLC has announced the schedule for the first half of its 2018 training programs at the Viega Educational Facility located in Nashua, NH. The programs aim to bring plumbing and heating professionals up to speed with the latest technologies in the industry.

Some of the major programs offered for early 2018 include press technology courses for carbon steel and copper. The company said these courses demonstrate through practical examples and hands-on instruction the advantages of press pipe-joining technology over traditional methods and press systems’ ability to increase installation efficiency and decrease downtime. Other training programs on the schedule include: LoopCAD®, NFPA 13D Fire Sprinkler, radiant piping and controls, radiant design and software, radiant and hydronics troubleshooting, radiant systems and hydronics 101.

“As an industry leader, Viega takes great responsibility in providing advanced, industry-related education for its state-of-the-art solutions and products,” said Jason McKinnon, director of technical services at Viega. “No matter if an attendee is a beginner installer or an experienced engineer, our training courses are designed to teach relevant information on the newest technologies and methods for all experience levels, so that they can remain on the cutting edge in providing the best industry practices and solutions for all applications.”

The training programs cover a wide variety of subjects, and courses may be purchased in one-day, two-day, three-day, or week-long packages. Each package price includes meals, and other options include hotel, airfare, and tool access in addition to the training. Viega offers dedicated classes for groups of 10 or more, as well as customized training programs designed for specific needs.

To register or see a full list of courses, visit