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  1. Oct 21 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)
  2. Line and Grade "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    This 5 - Day course will focus on the correct set up and use of the builder’s level for elevation control and transfer of grade. Course will also feature the use of a transit for basic layout. Renewal period of five years.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Hazardous Waste Worker Training (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120) "IAS" 80 Hours, 07:00AM - 03:30PM

    Training fulfills the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER) requirements for working on hazardous waste sites. Participants also receive certification in permit-required confined space entry and hazard communication. A medical evaluation for respirator use is included at the start of this course. Hands-on includes donning various levels of PPE, performing remediation and decontamination procedures and confined space ventilation and rescue. This certificate is valid for one year.

  6. OSHA 30-Hour Safety and Health Course "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 02:30PM

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. Oct 25 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.

  9. Oct 28 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)
  10. 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.

  11. 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".

  12. OSHA 30-Hour Safety and Health Course "IAS" 5 Days, 07:00AM - 02:30PM

    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.

  13. 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

  14. Oct 29 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. Oct 30 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.

  16. Oct 31 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.

  17. 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.

  18. Nov 1 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.

  19. Nov 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.

  20. Nov 12 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.

  21. Nov 14 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.

  22. Nov 15 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.

  23. Dec 9 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.

  24. Dec 10 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.

  25. Dec 12 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.

  26. Dec 13 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.

  27. 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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