Safety & Training

Safety & Training

Upcoming Classes

The Local 476 Training Program is pleased to announce the upcoming classes:

  • Intermediate Electric Class – April 22, 2019 and April 23, 2019 (must attend both days)
  • One Day Knot Class – April 25, 2019 and April 26, 2019 (need only attend one day)
  • ETCP Arena Rigging Certification Class – April 29, 2019 through May 3, 2019
  • ETCP Entertainment Electric Certification Class – May 6, 2019 through May 10, 2019
  • Basic Electric Class – May 15, 2019

The “Intermediate Electric Class” is a 2 day class and will be held on Monday, April 22nd and Tuesday, April 23rd.   You must attend both days.

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The “Basic Electric Class” is a 1 day class and will be held on Wednesday, May 15th 

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The “Knot Class” will be held on Thursday, April 25th and Friday, April 26th.  You need only attend one day.  Please indicate what day you would like to attend when you call and put you name on the list.  

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The “ETCP Arena Rigging Certification Class” will be held on Monday, April 29th through Friday, May 3rd 

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

Subject to class participation, you may be able to attend the class only without 3000 hours.

The first 3 days of class will be followed by a 1 day refresher class on Thursday, May 2, 2019 to take a practice test and discuss math problems which will be followed by the ETCP test on Friday, May 3, 2019 which takes 3 hours.

The Instructor for this certification class is  Recognized ETCP Arena Instructor Don “Rio” McNichols and ETCP Certified Rigger Jim Roorda.

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 atetcp.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 for all eligible attendees.

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

https://etcp.esta.org/certify/appmaterials_rigger.html

IN ORDER TO SET UP THE TEST DATES WITH ETCP - WE NEED TO KNOW HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS ARE GOING TO TAKE THE TEST SO PLEASE LET US KNOW ASAP IF YOU WILL BE TAKING THE TEST.

 

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The “ETCP Entertainment Electrician Certification Class” will be held on Monday, May 6th  through Friday, May 10th.  The class will be from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

To attend this class, participants are required to have 3000 hours of entertainment electrician experience.  Subject to class participation, you may be able to attend the class only without 3000 hours.

The first 3 days of class will be followed by a 1 day refresher class on Thursday, May 9, 2019 to take a practice test and discuss math problems which will be followed by the ETCP test on Friday, May 10, 2019 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 atetcp.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 for all eligible attendees.

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

 http://etcp.esta.org/certify/appmaterials_electrical.html

Please call and put you name on the list for any of these classes that you may be interested in.