The following courses have been approved by the MA. Department of Public Safety to meet the Continuing Education requirements for unlimited CSL holders:

“Hazard Communication & Chemical Safety”

“2012 IECC Residential Provisions”

While the requirement is for 12 credit hours each of these classes are 8 hours and must be attended in full. You may register now online. Locations and seating is limited. Participants should bring their CSL card with them to class!

For further questions regarding your CSL renewal please visit:  http://www.mass.gov/eopss/consumer-prot-and-bus-lic/license-type/csl/construction-supervisor-license.html



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NEW Information Session Dates and Times

Beginning August 1st 2017, all information sessions will be held on the 1st Monday of the month at 6pm at the following locations:
Boston, MA
Millbury, MA
Portland, ME
Manchester, NH
Yalesville, CT

Burlington, VT – You MUST RSVP if you would like to attend this session

***If the 1st Monday of the month falls on a holiday, the information session will be held on the following Monday.

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CSL Continuing Education

NECTF  has secured approval for the next round of CSL Continuing Education courses.  These classes will be posted for registration at several locations beginning in August.  Unrestricted licensees will need to complete the (3) courses below to renew:

  1. CS-6104 Accessibility & Barrier Free Construction: 521 CMR  This is an (8) hour course from the ITC that has been approved for (6) credit hours as follows:                                                                                                                                      Code Review (4) hours                                                                                               Business Practices (1)hour                                                                                                  Elective (1) hour
  2. CS-6106 Hot Works Safety  This is a (4) hour course approved for Workplace Safety (4) credit hours. *If you have previously taken this course you will have a certificate available in Dorchester for your pick up.
  3. CS-6107 Transition to 9th Edition and Energy Code  This is a (6) hour course approved for renewal as follows:                                                                    Code Review (3) hours                                                                                                           Energy Review (3) hours

As has been explained in the past: the renewal requirements are for 12 “credit hours not 12 “classroom” hours.  Each class must be completed in entirety to receive the certificate from the NECTF. See the MA. Dept. of Public Safety for further details.


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INSTALL Refresher Class

Introduction to Concrete Floor Polishing, a new 8-hour class, will provide current INSTALL-certified members with continuing education/refresher credit.  Check our class schedule for the next available opportunity to enroll.

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Hot Work Permit Training

As required by Boston City Ordinance beginning January 1st, 2017: all workers must attend Hot Work Permit training and pass a written exam with a score of 80% or higher.  Testing will be done following the instruction.  Grading of the exam conducted by the NFPA.  Class time is (2) hours with a maximum (1) hour allowed for closed book exam.  The NECTF is covering the cost of this training if the student passes the course and exam.

Students who fail the written exam must retake the course and test and pay the $25 NFPA fee.  Only a bank check or money order made out to “NECTF” will be accepted at that time.

Participants in this course must show State issued drivers’ license or federal identification card AND UBC ID card.  Bring a #2 pencil for testing.

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Greater Lawrence Seniors Complete Career Connections Program

A big congratulations to the Carpentry shop students’ class of 2016 of Greater Lawrence Technical High School. They have just completed the Career Connections Program, and earned their level three certificates. By earning these certificates they now have a direct pathway into the Carpenters Apprenticeship, coming in as second year apprentices.  Congratulations everyone!

The career connection is a carpentry program made for High Schools/ Pre-Apprenticeship programs. It also includes a soft skills book One Trade Many Careers.  The program takes the students from basic hand and power tool safety to residential/ Commercial Construction. It is accompanied by the virtual shop which shows the projects being built.  If you would like more information on the program please contact careerconnections@nectf.org.

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