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  1. Dec 17 Lead Abatement Worker Training "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This training fulfills EPA and State of Illinois (IDPH) requirements for obtaining a Lead Abatement Worker license. Training covers the uses of lead, health effects, PPE and abatement and disposal requirements. Hands-on activities include the use of air purifying respirators, construction of containments and decontamination units, as well as simulated removal of lead-based paint. This certificate is valid for three years. Students with an expired certificate for more than 12 months are not elligible for reaccreditation and must retake the initial training course.

  2. Printreading 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    The latest printreading course is a 5-day class and is for Residential and Light Commercial Construction. The course will provide printreading experience related to both residential and commercial construction. Expanded topics will include: construction materials and methods, the roles of building-process participants and project delivery methods.

  3. Pipelaying "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    Focuses on the principles and techniques of installing gravity flow pipe. Laser aligners, transits, checking line and grade, and crew member responsibilities will be reviewed. You will learn how to determine pipe slope and percentage of grade. Renewal period of five years.

  4. Scaffold Technology "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    Effective October 1st, 2015

    CLTAF's current 2-Day Scaffold Builders course will no longer be offered. A 5-Day Scaffold Technology course will be available.

    The Scaffold Builders course has been redesigned and standardized on a national level for implementation by all Training Funds. The Scaffold Technology course is also recognized by International Accreditation Services (IAS).

    This new 5-Day course will cover the following Scaffold Systems:
    • Frame
    • Tube and Clamp
    • System
    • Suspension

    This Scaffold training certification will expire in 4 years and participants will need to take a 1-Day Scaffold Refresher to renew their certification.

    This training meets the  OSHA regulations for Scaffold Builders.

  5. Flagger Certification Training 4 Hours, 08:00AM - 12:00PM

    This course meets the State of Illinois requirement for workers who direct or work around vehicular traffic. Training will focus on how to protect yourself, other workers and the public in work zones through the proper use of signs, signals and barricades. Renewal period of three years.

  6. GPS - Global Positioning 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    Our 5 - Day course prepares a worker to setup and configure a base station and rover, teaches them various measuring techniques and outlines uses for simple structure layouts. Individuals will learn the components of the GPS, principles of operation, field procedures, data collection and configuration procedures. Renewal period of five years.

  7. OSHA 30-Hour Safety and Health Course "IAS" 5 Days, 08:00AM - 03:30PM

    This 5 - Day course encompasses all aspects of the 10-Hour OSHA training course with additional emphasis on safety and health management and additional topics covered in the construction standards. Recommended four year renewal period.

  8. Dec 18 American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED 1 Day, 07:00AM - 12:00PM

    This course offers the latest techniques by the American Red Cross in giving first aid or cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED). Renewal period of two years.

  9. Dec 19 Signal Person Safety Training (SPST) 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This certification course covers crane dynamics, hand signals, boom deflection, crane operations and limitations. Additional training topics will focus on hazard recognition and apply OSHA’s minimum clearance distance for cranes. Renewal period of four years.

  10. Dec 20 Aerial Lift Training 4 Hours, 08:00AM - 12:00PM

    Training focuses on daily inspection, maintenance and safe operation relating to scissor and boom lifts. The majority of the training class time will be devoted to a hands-on environment. Renewal period of 4 years.

  11. Dec 21 1-Day Silica Exposure Awareness "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    The LiUNA Chicagoland Laborers' Training Fund is offering this 1- Day (8 hour) training course as part of our continued education. This course will meet and comply with OSHA's Final Rule on Silica Exposure. OSHA has amended thier previous exposure limits due to significant risk to workers' health. All contractors must comply with OSHA's Final Rule by September 23, 2017.

  12. Jan 7 Scaffold Technology "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    Effective October 1st, 2015

    CLTAF's current 2-Day Scaffold Builders course will no longer be offered. A 5-Day Scaffold Technology course will be available.

    The Scaffold Builders course has been redesigned and standardized on a national level for implementation by all Training Funds. The Scaffold Technology course is also recognized by International Accreditation Services (IAS).

    This new 5-Day course will cover the following Scaffold Systems:
    • Frame
    • Tube and Clamp
    • System
    • Suspension

    This Scaffold training certification will expire in 4 years and participants will need to take a 1-Day Scaffold Refresher to renew their certification.

    This training meets the  OSHA regulations for Scaffold Builders.

  13. OSHA 30-Hour Safety and Health Course "IAS" 5 Days, 08:00AM - 03:30PM

    This 5 - Day course encompasses all aspects of the 10-Hour OSHA training course with additional emphasis on safety and health management and additional topics covered in the construction standards. Recommended four year renewal period.

  14. Asbestos Abatement Worker Training "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:59PM

    This course fulfills all of the EPA, State of Illinois (IDPH) and Indiana (IDEM) requirements for obtaining an Asbestos Worker license. Hands-on activities include the use of air purifying respirators, construction of negative pressure containment and decontamination unit, as well as simulated removal and clean up of asbestos materials.

  15. Jan 14 Asbestos Abatement Worker Refresher "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This annual refresher training fulfills all of the EPA, State of Illinois (IDPH) and Indiana (IDEM) requirements for maintaining an Asbestos Worker license. Students with an expired certificate for more than 6 months (Indiana) or 12 months (Illinois) are not eligible for reaccreditation and must retake the initial training course.

  16. Burning 2 Days, 08:00AM - 03:30PM

    Training is designed to prepare Laborers for work on demolition projects and general construction sites. Classroom studies include OSHA regulations and safe work practices. During hands-on training, students will learn proper set up, follow correct torch procedures, as well as practice effective cutting techniques. Students will apply these learned skills with various fuels used in the industry, including acetylene, propylene and propane. Plasma cutting is also introduced. Renewal period of five years.

  17. Printreading 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    The latest printreading course is a 5-day class and is for Residential and Light Commercial Construction. The course will provide printreading experience related to both residential and commercial construction. Expanded topics will include: construction materials and methods, the roles of building-process participants and project delivery methods.

  18. Lead Abatement Worker Training "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This training fulfills EPA and State of Illinois (IDPH) requirements for obtaining a Lead Abatement Worker license. Training covers the uses of lead, health effects, PPE and abatement and disposal requirements. Hands-on activities include the use of air purifying respirators, construction of containments and decontamination units, as well as simulated removal of lead-based paint. This certificate is valid for three years. Students with an expired certificate for more than 12 months are not elligible for reaccreditation and must retake the initial training course.

  19. Jan 15 Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Refresher "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This annual refresher training fulfills all of the EPA, State of Illinois (IDPH) and Indiana (IDEM) requirements for maintaining an Asbestos Supervisor license. Students with an expired certificate for more than 6 months (Indiana) or 12 months (Illinois) are not eligible for reaccreditation and must retake the initial training course.

  20. Jan 16 Signal Person Safety Training (SPST) 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This certification course covers crane dynamics, hand signals, boom deflection, crane operations and limitations. Additional training topics will focus on hazard recognition and apply OSHA’s minimum clearance distance for cranes. Renewal period of four years.

  21. Jan 17 1-Day Silica Exposure Awareness "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    The LiUNA Chicagoland Laborers' Training Fund is offering this 1- Day (8 hour) training course as part of our continued education. This course will meet and comply with OSHA's Final Rule on Silica Exposure. OSHA has amended thier previous exposure limits due to significant risk to workers' health. All contractors must comply with OSHA's Final Rule by September 23, 2017.

  22. Lead Abatement Supervisor Refresher "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This training fulfills EPA and State of Illinois (IDPH) requirements for maintaining a Lead Abatement Supervisor license. This certification is valid for three years. Students with an expired certificate for more than 12 months are not elligible for reaccreditation and must retake the initial training course.

  23. Jan 18 Hazardous Waste Worker Refresher "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This annual refresher training fulfills all of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER) requirement for working on hazardous waste sites. In addition, course reviews OSHA permit-required confined space and hazard communication standards (GHS). Students with an expired certificate for more than 12 months are not elligible for reaccreditation and must retake the initial training course.

  24. Flagger Certification Training 4 Hours, 08:00AM - 12:00PM

    This course meets the State of Illinois requirement for workers who direct or work around vehicular traffic. Training will focus on how to protect yourself, other workers and the public in work zones through the proper use of signs, signals and barricades. Renewal period of three years.

  25. Jan 21 Scaffold Technology "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    Effective October 1st, 2015

    CLTAF's current 2-Day Scaffold Builders course will no longer be offered. A 5-Day Scaffold Technology course will be available.

    The Scaffold Builders course has been redesigned and standardized on a national level for implementation by all Training Funds. The Scaffold Technology course is also recognized by International Accreditation Services (IAS).

    This new 5-Day course will cover the following Scaffold Systems:
    • Frame
    • Tube and Clamp
    • System
    • Suspension

    This Scaffold training certification will expire in 4 years and participants will need to take a 1-Day Scaffold Refresher to renew their certification.

    This training meets the  OSHA regulations for Scaffold Builders.

  26. Scaffold Builder Refresher 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This 1-Day refresher training is required every 4 years to renew your CLTAF Scaffold Buiders Certification. Participants will be refreshed and required to pass a hands-on performance assessment on the follow scaffold systems:

    • Frame Scaffolds
    • Tube and Clamp Scaffolds
    • Systems Scaffolds
    • Suspension Scaffolds                                 
  27. Jan 22 1-Day Silica Exposure Awareness "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    The LiUNA Chicagoland Laborers' Training Fund is offering this 1- Day (8 hour) training course as part of our continued education. This course will meet and comply with OSHA's Final Rule on Silica Exposure. OSHA has amended thier previous exposure limits due to significant risk to workers' health. All contractors must comply with OSHA's Final Rule by September 23, 2017.

  28. Jan 24 American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED 1 Day, 07:00AM - 12:00PM

    This course offers the latest techniques by the American Red Cross in giving first aid or cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED). Renewal period of two years.

  29. Jan 25 Flagger Certification Training 4 Hours, 08:00AM - 12:00PM

    This course meets the State of Illinois requirement for workers who direct or work around vehicular traffic. Training will focus on how to protect yourself, other workers and the public in work zones through the proper use of signs, signals and barricades. Renewal period of three years.

  30. May 31 CDL Pre-Trip and Road Test - Class A and B 1 Day, 12:00AM - 12:00AM

    This training focuses on preparing the driver for the Pre-trip inspection and Basic Skills portions of the Road Test that will be performed at the Secretary of State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

    Click on the "Newsroom" tab and review Illinois Secretary of State - CDL Policy Change effective 2015

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