CSL CONTINUING EDUCATION-ROUND 2

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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Apprentice Training Announcement

The NASCTF is providing an opportunity for apprentices to make up their hours of missed training that is a result our recent COVID-19 shutdown.

We will be in contact with students that have missed recent related instruction to discuss their individual training options. Apprentices that have questions should contact:
scheduling@nasctf.org for New England Apprentices.
nyscheduling@nasctf.org for New York Apprentices.

The following distance learning options are available to make up your missed week of Apprenticeship training.
40 hours will be required to receive a full week of credit per DOL:

• 40-hour OSHA 30 training
OR
• 40-hour elective week of training
o Labor History (8 Hours)
o COVID-19 (4 hours)
o Silica Awareness (4 hours)
o Math for the Trades (4 hours)
o Construction Master Pro (4 hours)
o Blueprint (14 hours)
o Firestop (2 hours)

Any combination of the following Skill Enhancement classes will be accepted if the total is at least 40 hours:

• ICRA Awareness CSL CE (8 hours)
• Fire Stop (4 hours)
• Foreman Training (24 hours)
• Silica Awareness CSL CE (4 hours)
• Print Reading (24 hours)

Credit will be given to apprentices for a full week of training. You must notify the Apprenticeship that you have enrolled in these Skill Enhancement classes:
scheduling@nasctf.org for New England Apprentices.
nyscheduling@nasctf.org for New York apprentices.
Please provide your full name, UBC number and specific Skill Enhancement classes that you have successfully completed.

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Apprenticeship Online Training Sessions

If you are an apprentice looking to take an apprenticeship training session, please register via scheduling@nectf.org not this website

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A NOTICE FROM Carpenters.org regarding Member Portal Issues

UBC IT has discovered some problems with the functionality of www.carpenters.org. We are working with our site developers to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. Once we believe the site is back to full functionality we will post another notice.
In the meantime, we recommend clearing cache and temporary internet files. Once this is done, you can access the CITF LMS directly using the link below.
UBC IT has discovered some problems with the functionality of www.carpenters.org. We are working with our site developers to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. Once we believe the site is back to full functionality we will post another notice.
Please utilize the link below for instructions to clear cache and temporary files on Chrome.
https://kb.iu.edu/d/ahic#chrome
Thank you,
UBC IT

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Boston and Millbury Welding Testing and Test Prep

Just a reminder, Welding Practice and Testing schedule is as follows:

Boston – 750 Dorchester Ave- Wednesdays, 4:30-8PM, 2nd and 4th Saturdays 7 AM-3:30PM

Millbury- 13 Holman Rd.-Mondays and Wednesdays, 5-9 PM, 2nd and 4th Saturdays 7AM-3:30 PM

 

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New requirements for Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPS)

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has recently published three new standards for MEWPS (formerly known as Aerial Lifts).  If you have previously completed the UBC Aerial Lift Operator training you are now required to take a 2 hour supplemental class to update this qualification.  This requirement will go into effect March 1, 2020.

Due to this new regulation the Aerial Lift class will now be referred to Aerial Lift Qualification including MEWPS

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2019-2021 CSL Continuing Ed classes

The 2019-2021 CSL Continuing Ed classes have been approved

The classes below were approved for the 2 year cycle from Sept 2019-June 2021

  1. CS-6108 Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA): Construction Trades Best Practices Awareness – 8 hours

           2. CS-6109 Silica Awareness- 4 hours

Each class must be completed in its entirety to receive the certificate from the NECTF. See the MA. Dept. of Public Safety for further details.

mass.gov/construction-supervisor-licensing

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NEW- Career Path Training Program

New in 2019,  the NECTF will be making available certain skill enhancement classes that, when combined,  will offer members a unique career path type training. Members will be able to take any class, at any time, however it is strongly suggested that the classes be taken in the order they are scheduled to insure preparedness for the foreman training at the end. This path is designed to assist members wishing to further their career and meet the expectations of contractors when the opportunity arises. The classes are based on 24 hours of training for each class. They will be run at our Boston and Millbury facilities (and at some point, other facilities.) Our interior system training has been chosen to begin this program.  Other areas of our trade are being developed. Boston classes will be held on 8 nights and run in 3 hour increments.  Millbury classes will be held on three (3) consecutive Saturdays,  8 hours each day.   Our website will be updated with the latest class information as soon as it becomes available. These classes will have a (CP) at the end of their name to differentiate them and our normal skill enhancement classes.

The list of classes is available below:
Intro to Metal Stud (CP) – March
Drywall Productivity (CP) – April
Soffit Training (CP) – May
Print Reading/Layout (CP) – TBD
Interior Finish (CP) – TBD
Doors and Hardware (CP) – TBD
Interior Systems Foreman Training (CP)- TBD

The NECTF is committed to provide the best training possible for our members and contractors.

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2018 National Apprenticeship Week

WHAT IS NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK?

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a national celebration that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners a chance to demonstrate their support for apprenticeship. NAW also gives apprenticeship sponsors the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities, and apprentices in their community. The week-long event highlights the benefits of apprenticeship in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent needs of employers across diverse industries.

GET INVOLVED!

There are many ways to participate in the National Apprenticeship Week movement. Examples include:

  • Apprentice Graduations
  • Business Open Houses
  • High School Career Fairs
  • Apprenticeship Signing Days
  • Skills Competitions
  • Industry Roundtable Events

Check out the NAW 2017 Report and Flyer for more ideas on how to get involved.

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