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Safety & Training

ETCP ARENA RIGGING CERTIFICATION CLASS

ELECTRICAL TRAINING AND ETCP ENTERTAINMENT ELECTRICIAN CERTIFICATION CLASS

 

The Local will be offering a one (1) day class on May 4th covering basic electric, proper fixture and LED wiring and hubbell wiring.  

 

Set Decorator workers and any other department that may benefit from this class are welcome.

 

On May 5th, the Local will also be offering a basic set electric class.  All new electricians should attend this class.

 

Local 476 will also be offering an ETCP Entertainment Electrician Class May 8th, 9th & 10th.  

 

Thursday, May 11th will be a review and 2 practice tests.  The actual ETCP exam will be offered on May 12th at 10:00 a.m.

 

Please note that you should attend all days to gain full benefit of class.

 

Participants wishing to take the ETCP test are required to have at least 3000 hours of work as a set electrician or rigging electrician.

 

This will be a test preparation class taught by ETCP recognized trainer Mark Hogan and Bob Gomez. 

 

Interested members should download and print the attached application.  If member work history is needed, contact the Union Office to have it emailed to you.  Information on this certification is available at etcp.esta.org as well as practice tests and study groups.  After completing the application, send the application to the Union Office for processing.  The Training Fund will cover the costs of the class and the $550.00 testing fee

The classes will be held at the Local 476 Training Center located at 6319 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago, IL.  All classes will run from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm every day. (Lunch will be served).

Space will be limited so if you are interested in any of the classes, please call to put your name on the list.

 

Here is the link for the application and information about the test.

http://etcp.esta.org/candidateinfo/electricalexams/docs/Electrical_Onsite_App_2016.pdf

 

 

 

ETCP ARENA RIGGING CERTIFICATION CLASS

 

The Local 476 Training Program will be holding an ETCP Arena Rigging Certification Class on May 22, 23 & 24.  The class will be from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (lunch will be served) and will be held at the Local 476 Training Center located at 6319 N. Northwest Hwy, Chicago.

To attend this class, participants are required to have 3000 hours of rigging experience.  

The 3 day class will be followed by a 1 day refresher class on May 25th to take a practice test and discuss math problems which is followed by the ETCP test at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26th which takes 3 hours.  The Instructor for this certification class is Senior ETCP Arena Instructor Chris Schmidt.

The class size will be limited and preference will be shown to our most experienced grip riggers if need be.  Please call and put your name on the list if you are interested.

Interested members should download and print the attached application.  If member work history is needed, contact the Union Office to have it emailed to you.  Information on this certification is available at etcp.esta.org as well as practice tests and study groups.  After completing the application, send the application to the Union Office for processing.  The Training Fund will cover the costs of the class and the $550.00 testing fee.

Here is the link for the application and information about the test.

http://etcp.esta.org/candidateinfo/riggingexams/docs/Rigging_Onsite_App_2015.pdf