Upcoming Training Opportunities

The JATF has several upcoming training opportunities. Please take a look at everything that is being offered below and email the hall at cstephens@iatselocal2.com to sign up. Some of the classes have limited availability so we’ll create a wait list.

Scaffolding Certification
Everyone is expected to have this certification. Scaffolding User Certification is a 3-hour course. You will be issued a picture ID card stating your certification, which is good for the city of Chicago and which is valid for four years. The class covers the latest Chicago scaffold ordinance and the OSHA requirements for those who will use a scaffold.

Dates: Tuesday January 7th: 8am and 1pm; Tuesday January 21st: 8am and 1pm
Location: 216 S Jefferson St. 4th Floor

Boom/Scissors Lift Recertification
We have scheduled recertification classes for Boom/Scissors lifts. The recertification class begins at 7:00am and goes for approximately 5-6 hours. At completion of the class and certification, you will be given an operator’s number for both lifts and your certification will be good for three years. You will need full body harnesses, safety shoes, and safety glasses.

Dates: Monday, January 13th; Monday, January 20th, Friday, January 31st
Location: United Rentals, 3233 West 36th Street, Chicago, IL (36th and Kedzie)

Soundcraft Training
Harman will come in for a 1-day course and train on various Soundcraft boards. The morning they will go over general mixing principles and analog mixers and digital mixers in the afternoon. PSAV will be providing the most commonly used boards.

Dates: Wednesday January 15th
Location: 216 S Jefferson St. 4th Floor

Chain Motor Stage Technician Certification
This hands-on, two day, ETCP-recognized training course covers the design and operation of a hoist, maintenance requirements and needs, startup inspection and troubleshooting. The course content focuses on the mechanical and electrical systems of the Lodestar and Prostar electric chain hoists.

Dates: January 27th – 28th 8am-4pm
Location: 216 S Jefferson St. 4th Floor

ETC Ion XE Training
ETC’s Ion Xe lighting control system provides simple and approachable programming and control for conventional systems as well as fully integrated lighting rigs. The ETC Education Center is providing the following exciting learning opportunities for lighting professionals to learn more about the console:
Level 1: Essentials: Tuesday Feb. 4th
Level 2: Enhanced: Wednesday Feb. 5th
Level 3: Intermediate: Thursday Feb. 6th
Level 4: Proficient: Friday Feb. 7th
*You can sign up for all 4 dates or pick which ones you’d like to attend.

Dates: February 4th-7th; 8am-4pm
Location: 216 S Jefferson St. 4th Floor

Grand MA2 Training
The JATF will be hosting 2, 2-day GrandMA2 classes taught by ACT Lighting. These classes should only be taken if you have some lighting experience.

Dates: March 9th-10th; 8am-4pm and March 11th-12th 8am-4pm
Location: 216 S Jefferson St. 4th Floor

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