Apr
19
11:00 am11:00

Aerial Work Platform Operator in Atlanta, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in AWP operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: April 19, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Apr
17
11:00 am11:00

Aerial Work Platform Operator in Kennesaw, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in AWP operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: April 17, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Apr
12
11:00 am11:00

Aerial Work Platform Operator in Atlanta, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in AWP operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: April 12, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Apr
11
10:30 am10:30

Forklift Operator in Kennesaw, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in forklift operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATES: April 11, 2017

LOCATION: Kennesaw, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Apr
8
Apr 9

Train the Trainer: Teaching Techniques and Presentation Skills in San Francisco, CA

The TTF Train the Trainer: Teaching Techniques and Presentation Skills session is designed to take IATSE workers who are experts in their craft who are or will be training at their local and teaches them education and training techniques to improve their presentation and sharpen their skills as teachers.

The two-day training covers effective teaching techniques, learning styles, training design, and lesson planning for new safety and skills trainers while providing new training techniques to existing trainers. This is a training with something for everyone that is accessible and applicable to all crafts and trainers - new and experienced - with ample time for practice. It is a rigorous, information-packed, and rewarding two days where participants have the opportunity to learn, work, and network with new and existing IATSE worker-trainers from around the US and Canada.

Local unions are invited to nominate up to three IATSE workers from their local to attend our two-day, customized Train the Trainer workshop. Your nominees should be IATSE workers who already are safety or skills trainers for your local or individuals who will become new safety or skills trainers for the local. Click here for more information.

DATES: Saturday, April 8th & Sunday, April 9th, 2017

TIME: 8AM - 6PM each day

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Mark Johnson, BSBA, MS Technical Education, Ed.S Industrial Education, Ed.D

COST: The two day workshop itself is free of charge for participants. The IATSE Training Trust Fund cannot, however, cover the costs for travel, lodging*, meals, or per diems associated with travel or participation in this workshop.

Click here to download the application.

Please be advised that only individuals who've been nominated by their local and have received a confirmation letter will be admitted to the course. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

*Limited hotel subsidies may be available to qualifying locals. Click here for further details and an application.

Mar
29
8:30 am08:30

Aerial Work Platform Operator in Atlanta, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in AWP operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: March 29, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Mar
28
9:30 am09:30

Forklift Operator in Kennesaw, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in forklift operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATES: March 28, 2017

LOCATION: Kennesaw, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Mar
28
Mar 29

OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety © in Baltimore, MD | Local 487

This two day training covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards as related to the Entertainment Industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

DATES: March 28th & 29th, 2017

TIME: 8AM - 4PM each day

LOCATION: Baltimore, MD

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, download the application by clicking here and email Local 487 for more information.

Mar
27
12:00 pm12:00

Hearsaver CPR-AED in Atlanta, GA | Local 479

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

DATES: March 25, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Bennon Prine, Kevin Amick

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Mar
25
Mar 26

Aerial Work Platform Certified Operator in Woburn, MA | Local 481

This two-day course, part of our “Safety Starts Before the Engine” series enables members to become a trained and certified operator of aerial and scissor lifts. It is led by Local 481 members and JLG Certified Trainers Phil Reilly and Eric Komar. A Local 481 AWP Certified Operator certificate has become an important hiring credential with productions. During this class members take part in classroom activities that teach safe operation and understanding of laws, listen to presentations, a Genie video, regulations and liability involved in operating AWPs and take a written test that they must pass. Afternoons are devoted to hands-on sessions that include up to 60 minutes of supervised “stick time” that each participant must successfully pass. Successful completion of this class enables members to earn an I.D card and provide certification to OSHA, ANSI and manufacturers’ standards.  

The classroom section focuses on:

  • OSHA safety regulations and ANSI Standards
  • Tip over prevention and weight factor issues
  • Understanding range of motion when operating boom lifts
  • Avoiding collisions
  • Assessing wind speed and its implications on safe operation
  • Pre inspection and work site hazard inspection

DATES: Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th, 2017

LOCATION: Woburn, MA

INSTRUCTORS: Phil Reilly and Eric Komar

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 481 for more information.

Mar
25
Mar 26

OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety © in Seattle, WA | Local 488

This two day training covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards as related to the Entertainment Industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

DATES: March 25 & 26, 2017

LOCATION: Seattle, WA

INSTRUCTOR: Rickey Lepinski, OSHA Outreach Trainer

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 488 for more information.

Mar
22
8:30 am08:30

Aerial Work Platform Operator in Atlanta, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in AWP operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: March 22, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Mar
21
8:30 am08:30

Aerial Work Platform Operator in Kennesaw, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in AWP operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: March 21, 2017

LOCATION: Kennesaw, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Mar
19
Mar 20

Train the Trainer: Teaching Techniques and Presentation Skills in Chicago, IL

The TTF Train the Trainer: Teaching Techniques and Presentation Skills session is designed to take IATSE workers who are experts in their craft who are or will be training at their local and teaches them education and training techniques to improve their presentation and sharpen their skills as teachers.

The two-day training covers effective teaching techniques, learning styles, training design, and lesson planning for new safety and skills trainers while providing new training techniques to existing trainers. This is a training with something for everyone that is accessible and applicable to all crafts and trainers - new and experienced - with ample time for practice. It is a rigorous, information-packed, and rewarding two days where participants have the opportunity to learn, work, and network with new and existing IATSE worker-trainers from around the US and Canada.

Local unions are invited to nominate up to three IATSE workers from their local to attend our two-day, customized Train the Trainer workshop. Your nominees should be IATSE workers who already are safety or skills trainers for your local or individuals who will become new safety or skills trainers for the local. Click here for more information.

DATES: Sunday, March 19th & Monday, March 20th, 2017

TIME: 8AM - 6PM each day

LOCATION: Chicago, IL

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Mark Johnson, BSBA, MS Technical Education, Ed.S Industrial Education, Ed.D

COST: The two day workshop itself is free of charge for participants. The IATSE Training Trust Fund cannot, however, cover the costs for travel, lodging*, meals, or per diems associated with travel or participation in this workshop.

Click here to download the application.

*Limited hotel subsidies may be available to qualifying locals. Click here for further details and an application.

Mar
18
12:00 pm12:00

Aerial Lift/Boomlift/Scissorlift Certification in Burbank, CA | Local 33

This class focuses on safe AWP operating knowledge and practice with a focus on:

  • Regulations
  • Consequences of actions
  • OSHA Rules
  • Lift Types
  • Inspections
  • Worksite Evaluation
  • Engineering Principles
  • Capacities
  • Fall Protection: Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest, Rescues
  • Operation/Driving: Controls & Stability
  • Overhead Hazards
  • Refueling/Charging
  • Shutdown
  • Parking: Hands On Evaluation

DATE: March 18th, 2017

LOCATION: Burbank, CA

INSTRUCTORS: Gabriel Ramos, Industrial Compliance Services

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 33 for more information.

Mar
18
9:00 am09:00

Forklift Certification in Burbank, CA | Local 33

This class focuses on safe forklift operating knowledge and practice with a focus on:

  • Regulations
  • Consequences of actions
  • OSHA Rules
  • Forklift Types
  • Inspections
  • Worksite Evaluation
  • Engineering Principles
  • Capacities/Load Center
  • Operation/Driving: Seat Belt/ROPS, Controls, Stability Triangle: Pivoting, Tail Swing
  • Pedestrian Hazards
  • Refueling/Charging
  • Shutdown
  • Parking: Hands On Evaluation

DATE: March 18th, 2017

LOCATION: Burbank, CA

INSTRUCTORS: Gabriel Ramos, Industrial Compliance Services

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 33 for more information.

Mar
18
8:00 am08:00

Skid Steer Compact Hoisting Operator Certification in Woburn, MA | Local 481

Skid Steer equipment is often used on productions and depending on the attachments (forks or a bucket), are used as forklifts or front end loaders. These small vehicles are both powerful and agile and can present numerous safety challenges when being utilized on sets or locations. Course components include classroom workbook, viewing a video, visual inspection, function test, and supervised, individual hands-on practical. 

Over a 12-hour span, the classroom portion will be held indoors, followed by individual, supervised practical sessions which take place outdoors, at a nearby site. Local 481 Trainers are Phil Reilly and Eric Komar. After participating in the course, participants are able to:

  • Discuss how weight distribution affects skid-steer loader steering and stability.
  • Explain the difference between Tipping Load and Rated Operating Capacity.
  • Have an understanding of the hydrostatic transmission, and that the loader will react the moment that the steering levers are moved.
  • Explain why maintenance is so important for safe, efficient, and productive operation.
  • Identify the controls and their functions.
  • Identify the loader's safety features and explain their importance.
  • Explain the steps of safe entry and exit.
  • Explain how to change attachments (forks).
  • Know the fundamentals of safe maneuvering, traveling, and working with the attachment.

DATE: Saturday, March 18th, 2017

LOCATION: Woburn, MA

INSTRUCTORS: Phil Reilly and Eric Komar

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 481 for more information.

Mar
18
Mar 19

Elevated Work Platforms in Clackamas, OR | Local 488

This course consists of one day of EWP industry specific theory and theory evaluation, site inspection, and equipment inspections. At the end of day 1, students will get to choose a block of time for day 2 to do practical, hands-on training and evaluation.

Day 2 hands-on training involves working one-on-one with a trainer on the equipment in an intensive review and training session. Training includes the operation of Articulating Work Platforms (Z-boom), Scissor Lifts, and Self Propelled Man Lifts.

DATES: March 18 & 19, 2017

LOCATION: Clackamas, OR

INSTRUCTOR: Rickey Lepinski

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 488 for more information.

Mar
17
8:00 am08:00

Elevated Work Platforms in Davie, FL | Local 477

This course includes in classroom and hands-on training in forklift operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: March 17, 2017

LOCATION: Davie, FL

INSTRUCTOR: Gus Vallejo, SunbeltRentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 477 for more information.

Mar
16
8:00 am08:00

Fork Lift Safety Training in Davie, FL | Local 477

This course includes in classroom and hands-on training in forklift operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: March 18, 2017

LOCATION: Davie, FL

INSTRUCTOR: Gus Vallejo, SunbeltRentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 477 for more information.

Mar
15
8:30 am08:30

Aerial Work Platform Operator in Atlanta, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in AWP operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: March 15, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.

Mar
15
Mar 16

OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety © in Atlanta, GA | Local 927

This two day training covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards as related to the Entertainment Industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

DATES: March 15 & 16, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Ed Hotchkiss, and Kevin Amick, OSHA Outreach Instructors

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 927 for more information.

Mar
14
8:00 am08:00

Fiber Optic Basics in Spokane, WA | Local 793

Training consists of an overview of the theory of Fiber Optic Light Transmission, troubleshooting cable with meters, basic maintenance, and special cleaning tools specific to fiber cable and panels.

DATE: March 14, 2017

LOCATION: Spokane, WA

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Madison, Certified Fiber Technician

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 793 for more information.

Mar
11
9:00 am09:00

Gun Awareness for General Crew in Woburn, MA | Local 481

This seminar will be led by Larry Zanoff, one of the managers of the Weapons Department for Independent Studio Services, and is designed to be a general awareness class for members from all crafts. It will focus on on-set safety when prop guns are present. The purpose is to help members be aware of the protocols and help maintain a safe, informed set when guns are being utilized. This is not a "how-to" class on handling guns.

Larry is an experienced, dynamic teacher who has worked in the industry for many years. He will utilize presentation, discussion, and demonstration to cover:

  • Background on prop weapons used on set
  • On-set professionalism and proper etiquette when weapons are on set
  • Safety rules, regulations, and protocols
  • Legalities, licenses, and permits
  • Types of blanks, different loads of blanks, and their appropriate use
  • Weapons types and their correct use

DATE: March 11, 2017

LOCATION: Canton, MA

INSTRUCTOR: Larry Zanoff, Independent Studio Services

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 481 for more information.

Mar
9
Mar 10

OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety © in Minneapolis, MN | Local 13

This two day training covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards as related to the Entertainment Industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

DATES: Thursday, March 9th & Friday, March 10th, 2017

TIME: 8AM - 4PM each day

LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 13 for more information.

Mar
8
8:00 am08:00

Forklift Operation Certification in York, PA | Local 200

Training consists of a combination of lecture, practical training, and evaluation of the operator's performance in the workplace.

DATE: March 8, 2017

LOCATION: York, PA

INSTRUCTOR: Matt Verdi, Eastern Lift Truck Company

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 200 for more information.

Mar
7
Mar 8

OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety © in Minneapolis, MN

IATSE TRAINING TRUST FUND CALENDARED COURSE

This two day training covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards as related to the Entertainment Industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

DATES: Tuesday, March 7th & Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

TIME: 8AM - 4PM each day

LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN

COST: The two day workshop itself is free of charge for participants. The IATSE Training Trust Fund cannot, however, cover the costs for travel, lodging, meals, or per diems associated with travel or participation in this workshop.

Click here to download an application.

If you are interested in this training, submit a calendared course application for the OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety © training in Minneapolis, MN to the IATSE Training Trust Fund. We will notify you once we have reviewed your application, determined eligibility, and have a space for you in the training.

Please be advised that only individuals who've submitted an application and have received a confirmation letter will be admitted to the course. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Mar
6
Mar 7

OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety © in St. Louis, MO | USITT

This two day training covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA general industry standards as related to the Entertainment Industry. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.

DATES: Monday, March 6th, 2017 1pm - 6pm & Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 10am - 6pm

LOCATION: St. Louis, MO

INSTRUCTORS: Joe Aldridge, Eddie Raymond, Alan Rowe, Kent Jorgensen

This course is being presented at the USITT 57th Annual Annual Conference & Stage Expo. For more information and to register for the class please click here.

Mar
4
8:30 am08:30

Aerial Work Platform Operator in Atlanta, GA | Local 479

Course includes in-classroom and hands-on training in AWP operation:

  • Responsibilities as a user and operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a work-space inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation

DATE: March 4, 2017

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

INSTRUCTORS: Greg Welborn and Joe Parham, Subelt Rentals

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.