Safety & Training

Safety & Training

Props, Aerial Lift and Forklift Classes

The Training Program is pleased to announce a two-day Prop Class that will be held at the Union Hall's Training Center located at 6319 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago, IL.

Classes will be on:

Monday, December 17, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Lunch will be served. 

If you are interested, please call and put your name on the list.

(As a courtesy to our tenants, please park on the street.)

In addition, the Training Program is pleased to announce dates for a Forklift Class and Aerial Lift Class.

Forklift Class Date is:

Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

(Lunch will be served)

Aerial Lift Class Date is:

Friday, December 28, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

(Lunch will be served)

The classes will be held at:

Cinespace Studio

2621 W. 15th St

Chicago, IL

Stage 20

Parking will be at the 16th & Western overflow lot

If you are interested, please call and put your name on the list as space will be limited.

ETCP Entertainment Electric Class

The Local 476 Training Program will be holding an ETCP Entertainment Electrician Certification Class on December 17, 2018 through December 21, 2018.  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 entertainment electrician experience. 

The first 3 days of class will be followed by a 1 day refresher class on Thursday, December 20, 2018 to take a practice test and discuss math problems which will be followed by the ETCP test on Friday, December 21, 2018 which takes 3 hours. 

The Instructors for this certification class will be Recognized ETCP Entertainment Electrician Instructors Bob Gomez, Mark Hogan and Gary Carone.

The class size will be limited and preference will be shown to our most experienced entertainment electricians 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 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 for all attendees.

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