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  1. Jun 26 Flagger Certification Training 4 Hours, 07:00AM - 11:00AM

    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.

  2. Jun 27 CDL Pre-Trip and Road Test - Class A and B 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    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

  3. Flagger Certification Training 4 Hours, 05:00PM - 09:00PM

    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.

  4. Jul 8 CDL Pre-Trip and Road Test - Class A and B 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    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

  5. OSHA 30-Hour Safety and Health Course "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 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.

  6. Scaffold Technology 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.

    This 5-Day Scaffold Technology 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).

    Skill Certificates issued in this course:

    • Scaffold Builder
    • Scaffold User
    • 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Jul 11 CDL Pre-Trip and Road Test - Class A and B 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    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

  9. Jul 15 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.

  10. Flagger Certification Training 4 Hours, 07:00AM - 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.

  11. Asbestos Abatement Worker Refresher "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:00PM

    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.

  12. Hoisting and Rigging 40 Hours, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    Training focuses on the mathematical formulas for proper rigging techniques. These formulas will be used in determining correct sling angles and load calculations. The signal person safety training (SPST) is also a part of this curriculum. Renewal period of four years.

    Skill Certificates issued in this course:

    • Rigging
    • Signal Person Safety Training SPST (4 Year Renewal Period)
  13. Jul 16 Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Refresher "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:00PM

    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.

  14. Aerial Lift Training 4 Hours, 07:00AM - 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.

    Skill Certificates issued in this course:

    • Boom Lift (4 Year Renewal Period)
    • Scissor Lift (4 Year Renewal Period)
  15. Jul 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.

  16. Jul 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.

  17. 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.

  18. Jul 19 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.

  19. Flagger Certification Training 4 Hours, 07:00AM - 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.

  20. Jul 22 Scaffold Technology 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.

    This 5-Day Scaffold Technology 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).

    Skill Certificates issued in this course:

    • Scaffold Builder
    • Scaffold User
    • 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.

  21. Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Training "IAS" 40 Hours, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    Training fulfills all of the EPA, State of Illinois (IDPH) and Indiana (IDEM) requirements for obtaining an Asbestos Supervisor license. Course features estimating and blueprint reading exercises, project documentation and legal and regulatory liabilities. *Applicants are required to have a minimum of 2080 hours of asbestos worker experience.

  22. OSHA 30-Hour Safety and Health Course "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 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.

  23. Equipment Test Out 1 Hour, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This course is only offered to experienced operators and individuals who have previously attended the Equipment Operation course. A time slot will be reserved for each student’s test out based on the equipment selected. Equipment available for test out is the skid steer and the class 4 industrial forklift and the class 7 rough terrain forklift.

    Skill Certificates issued in this course:

    • Skid Steer (3 year Renewal Period)
    • Class 7 Rough Terrain Forklift (3 Year Renewal Period)
    • Class 4 Industrial Forklift (3 Year Renewal Period)
    • Boom Lift (4 Year Renewal Period)
    • Scissor Lift (4 Year Renewal Period)
  24. Flagger Certification Training 4 Hours, 07:00AM - 11:00AM

    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. Jul 23 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.

  26. Jul 24 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.

  27. 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 Frame, Tube and Clamp, System, and Suspension Scaffolds.

    Skill Certificates issued in this course:

    • Scaffold Builder
    • Scaffold User
    • Frame Scaffolds
    • Tube and Clamp Scaffolds
    • Systems Scaffolds
    • Suspension Scaffolds                                 
  28. Jul 25 Hydromobile 2 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This course will cover the proper installation and operating procedures for the Hydromobile M2 mast powered climber. Featured equipment will be a 24 foot and 14 foot power unit with two 6 foot cantilevers and a 12 foot bridge. Students will determine proper load capacity in regard to overall length and set up. Renewal period of five years.

  29. OSHA 10-Hour Safety and Health Course "IAS" 2 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This 2 - Day course focuses on the purpose and role of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The objective of this class is to ensure a safe and healthy workplace by showing students how to identify and avoid unsafe working conditions and acts. Recommended four year renewal period.

  30. Jul 29 Supervisor Training Program - Foreman/General Foreman "IAS" 40 Hours, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This 40 hour course is geared toward current Foreman/General Foreman and/or Laborers aspiring to become Foreman/General Foreman. It will cover the duties and responsibilities that are expected from Foreman and General Foreman.

    This LIUNA Curriculum has been designed and developed by Laborers for LIUNA members across the United States and Canada. It is also recognized by the International Accreditation Services "IAS".

  31. CDL Pre-Trip and Road Test - Class A and B 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    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

  32. Equipment Test Out 1 Hour, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This course is only offered to experienced operators and individuals who have previously attended the Equipment Operation course. A time slot will be reserved for each student’s test out based on the equipment selected. Equipment available for test out is the skid steer and the class 4 industrial forklift and the class 7 rough terrain forklift.

    Skill Certificates issued in this course:

    • Skid Steer (3 year Renewal Period)
    • Class 7 Rough Terrain Forklift (3 Year Renewal Period)
    • Class 4 Industrial Forklift (3 Year Renewal Period)
    • Boom Lift (4 Year Renewal Period)
    • Scissor Lift (4 Year Renewal Period)
  33. Jul 30 Aerial Lift Training 4 Hours, 07:00AM - 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.

    Skill Certificates issued in this course:

    • Boom Lift (4 Year Renewal Period)
    • Scissor Lift (4 Year Renewal Period)
  34. Jul 31 1-Day Silica Exposure Awareness "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 12:00PM

    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.

  35. Aug 2 Flagger Certification Training 4 Hours, 07:00AM - 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.

  36. Aug 12 Asbestos Abatement Worker Refresher "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:00PM

    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.

  37. Aug 13 Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Refresher "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:00PM

    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.

  38. Aug 15 Lead Abatement Worker Refresher "IAS" 1 Day, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This training fulfills EPA and State of Illinois (IDPH) requirements for maintaining a Lead Abatement Worker license. 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.

  39. Aug 16 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.

  40. 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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