Upcoming Training Opportunities

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Illinois now requires all employees attend sexual harassment prevention training annually. ERS offers a class and a certificate to satisfy this requirement.

Diversity and Inclusion Training
The JATF is hosting online, at your own pace, Diversity and Inclusion Trainings through EasyLlama. We strongly encourage everyone to take this course. If you wish to take this course, please contact the hall You then will receive a link from EasyLlama and will need to compete the training on their platform. The course will allow you to learn to be more aware of discrimination, bias in the workplace, as well as gaining essential skills for creating a diverse and inclusive environment in the workforce.

OSHA 10 & 30
We still have ongoing online OSHA 10 & 30 training.

Boom/Scissors Recertification
Date: March 8th
United Rentals is hosting a Boom/Scissors recertification class on March 8th. This class is ONLY for recertifications. We currently have hybrid classes set up. You will need to complete an online portion then on your assigned date and time, report to United Rentals and complete your in-person evaluation. These evaluations will take place on one of the above listed dates from 7am-3pm (you ONLY need a 1 hour timeslot). Please let me know if you are able to attend and which date you prefer. As always you’ll need to wear safety shoes, glasses and bring a harness.

Boom/Scissors Certification
Dates: March 24th and 25th
United Rentals is hosting a Boom/Scissors certification classes on March 24th and 25th. We currently have hybrid classes set up. You will need to complete an online portion then on your assigned date and time, report to United Rentals and complete your in-person evaluation. These evaluations will take place on one of the above listed dates from 7am-3pm (you ONLY need a 1 hour timeslot). Please let me know if you are able to attend and which date you prefer. As always you’ll need to wear safety shoes, glasses and bring a harness.

Forklift Certification
Date: March 9th
United Rentals is hosting a Forklift certification class on March 9th. We currently have hybrid classes set up. You will need to complete an online portion then on your assigned date and time, report to United Rentals and complete your in-person evaluation. These evaluations will take place on March 9 from 7am-3pm (you ONLY need a 1 hour timeslot). There will be a live webinar portion prior to your in-person evaluation. That date will be sent out. Please let me know if you are able to attend and which date you prefer. As always you’ll need to wear safety shoes, glasses and bring a harness.

LULL Certification
Date: March 12th
United Rentals is hosting a LULL certification class on March 12th. We currently have hybrid classes set up. You will need to complete an online portion then on your assigned date and time, report to United Rentals and complete your in-person evaluation. These evaluations will take place on March 12 from 7am-3pm (you ONLY need a 1 hour timeslot). There will be a live webinar portion prior to your in-person evaluation. That date will be sent out. Please let me know if you are able to attend and which date you prefer. As always you’ll need to wear safety shoes, glasses and bring a harness.

ETCP Entertainment Electrician and Portable Power
Dates: March 29-April 2
Chris Wren will be teaching an ETCP Entertainment Electrician class that will be held on the Zoom Virtual platform. Instruction will be March 29th- April 1st and the test will be administered in person on April 2nd at the hall. You can sit for the ETCP EE or Portable Power exam.

If you are interested in taking the exam, please respond to this email and we will send you a link for the online application. You will need to have your application submitted no later than 3/20. You must be 21 to take the exam and have experience. If you have taken the exam in the past and did not pass, you can take the exam again.

GrandMA2 and GrandMA3 Training
Virtual at your own pace
ACT Lighting has online training for beginners, intermediate and advanced GrandMA2 and GrandMA3. You can take the course at your leisure as they are pre-recorded sessions. Please reply with which courses you’d like to take.

Chicago Flyhouse Virtual Training
Various
Chicago Flyhouse has several online training seminars. Please take a look using the link below and let the office know if you are interested in attending. https://www.flyhouse.com/training/030321ACT

ETC
ETC is offering a wide variety of training. You can check out their training catalog here: courses.etcconnect.com. Please contact the hall with the courses you wish to take and they will be sent to you.

Contact the hall with any questions.

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