The JATC Office and Training Center are located at:

570 Cottage Street Springfield, MA 01104

We are leasing space from Goodwill Industries.

Please call first if you want to stop by. I attend several meetings a week and want to be sure I am here for the members.

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

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FREE CLASSES:

This is a list of topics that we teach in the apprentice classes. In recent years we offered JWs, Contractors, and I/T to join apprentice classes and receive free training in the following topics: CPR, NFPA 70E, Fire Alarm, and OSHA 30. This has worked well and I am expanding the course choices so all contributing members and contractors can enjoy free classes and get the most from their JATC contribution. If you would like something that is not on the list please give me a call so I can get you the training you need. Any of these course will count towards your extra 6 hours for the 2020 code cycle.

Here is the list:

Blueprint Reading  Levels 1, 2, and 3

Conduit Fabrication Levels 1 and 2

CPR

DC Theory/AC Theory

Fiber Optics

Fire Alarm Systems

Grounding and Bonding

Hazardous Locations

Health Care Systems

Lighting Essentials Design

Lightning Protection

Motors Level 1, 2, and 3

Motor Controls Level 1, 2, and 3

NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Related Work Practices

OSHA 30

Photovoltaics

Preparing for Leadership: Personal Qualities Level 1

Rigging, Hoisting, and Signaling

Transformers Level 1 and 2

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ONLINE 6 HOUR CLASS OPTIONS:

If you are not working and would like to come in during the day for your extra 6 hour class or just come in and work on skills, the training center is available.

Here is an online option for a discounted price:

6-Hour: https://atleisurelicense.com/JATC-6HR
The JATC will reimburse $25 for this online course when you present the JATC office with the completion certificate.

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Updated 5-24-2019

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ONLINE MA CODE UPDATE 2017 NEC:

We are done with our updates for this cycle.

Here is an online option for a discounted price:

15-Hour: http://atleisurelicense.com/JATC-15HR
The JATC will reimburse $25 for this online course when you present the JATC office with the completion certificate.

Do you have a code book? You will need one for the class. See below for details.

Please call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Updated 7-26-2019

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2017 CODE BOOKS:

$85.00 for the Book, $15.00 for the tabs
CHECK, MONEY ORDER, OR CREDIT CARD, CASH NOT ACCEPTED

Contact the JATC office to arrange your purchase

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Updated 11-19-2018

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CT CODE UPDATE 2020:

SAVE THE DATE

Saturday April 18, 2020 8am-12pm

***This update will be at the JATC Training Center***

570 Cottage Street Springfield, MA

(We are in the Goodwill Industries Building)

Park in the front lots or back right fenced lot.

Park only in designated parking spaces please.

*Have your license number(s) ready when you call to register.

The cost for this class is $65.00
CHECK, MONEY ORDER, OR CREDIT CARDS

SORRY, CASH IS NOT ACCEPTED

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm to sign up. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Updated 7-26-2019

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EXTRA 6 HOURS CLASSES DPL DEFINITION


I received confirmation from the Division of Professional Licensure in Boston. The Professional Development classes (additional 6 hour classes) will no longer be required to be processed through a provider. The DPL is going back to the previous system of randomly auditing MA license holders during the renewal process. The CMR is below. Any questions give me a call.

237 CMR 17.01
(b) Class A and B Licensees engaging in electrical work within Massachusetts shall complete a course of study which shall consist of 15 clock hours of instruction given by Board-approved providers focusing on the then in effect edition of the Massachusetts Electrical Code, 527 CMR 12.00, as adopted by the Board, and other rules, regulations and topics. Class A and B Licensees who reside outside Massachusetts shall complete 15 clock hours focusing on the electrical code then in effect and adopted by the jurisdiction in which they reside. In addition to the 15 clock hours of instruction noted above, six additional hours shall be completed and may be in a areas chosen by the licensee for professional development in the subjects of electrical code, business, law, first aid, safety and building code and related topics. It shall be the licensee’s responsibility to ensure that their provider has been approved by the Board.

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MASTER ELECTRICIANS COURSE:

Here is the preliminary schedule for the Master’s Course:

Jan- Monday / Wednesday, 5-9pm, 8 nights = 32 hours

Feb- Monday / Wednesday, 5-9pm, 6 nights = 24 hours 

Mar- Monday / Wednesday, 5-9pm, 9 nights = 36 hours 

Apr- Monday / Wednesday, 5-9pm, 7 nights = 28 hours  

May- Monday / Wednesday, 5-9pm, 8 nights = 32 hours

Total =152 hours

There will be 3 $200 payments required and a $300 reimbursement when you pass the license exam.

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm to sign up. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Update 9-13-2019

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CONFINED SPACE AWARENESS COURSE:

This class has not been scheduled:

I plan to have JWs join the 2nd year class when they take the course.

This class will certify you for Permit Required Confined Spaces.

This course is free!!!!!!!!!

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm to sign up. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

updated 7-26-2019

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CPR COURSE:

WOW! CPR classes are free for Local 7 members and their families

When was the last time you took a CPR course?

A CPR class will be scheduled when there are 8 people signed up or if there is room with an apprentice class.

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm to sign up. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Updated 7-26-2019

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NFPA 70E ARC FLASH/FAULT PROTECTION 6 HOUR CLASS:

I plan to have JWs join the 3rd year class when they take the course.

This class will be honored for your extra 6 as required by the state

***This class will be at the JATC Training Center***

570 Cottage Street Springfield, MA

(We are in the Goodwill Industries Building)

Park in the front lots or back right fenced lot.

Park only in designated parking spaces please.

This class is free!!!

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm to sign up. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

updated 7-26-2019

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BUILDING CODES 6 HOUR CLASS:

This class is not scheduled at this time.

*This class will be at the JATC Training Center

570 Cottage Street Springfield, MA

Park in the front lots or back right fenced lot.

Park only in designated parking spaces please.

This class will review updated building codes as they pertain to the electrical industry.

This class will be honored for your extra 6 as required by the state

$65 for this course

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm to sign up. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Updated 7-26-2019

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FIRE ALARM COURSE:

HEY A FREE COURSE! SIGN UP TODAY!

I plan to have JWs join the 3rd year class when they take the course.

This class will be honored for your extra 6 as required by the state.

***This class will be at the JATC Training Center***

570 Cottage Street Springfield, MA

(We are in the Goodwill Industries Building)

Park in the front lots or back right fenced lot.

Park only in designated parking spaces please.

This class is free!!!

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm to sign up. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Updated 2-12-2019

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COURSE REIMBURSEMENT NOTICE:


The JATC will review and may reimburse Journeymen, Installer Techs, and Apprentices for classes that are not offered here. Said courses must be submitted to the JATC office and approved for reimbursement by the JATC prior to the person taking the course. There will be no reimbursements without prior approval from the JATC. Max reimbursement is $200.00 per approved course.

Please contact the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm with any questions. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Posted 7-26-2019

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FREE ONLINE TRAINING WEBSITE!!!

FREE CLASSES FOR EVERYONE!!!

Please contact the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm with any questions or to see if your choices qualify for your extra 6 hours of training.

413-737-2253 or email Mark Kuenzel mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Springfield Electrical JATC in Conjunction with Vubiz, an IBEW Training Partner, are proud to announce the availability of 221 Prepaid Online Training Courses for you our members, your families, and friends.

We are proud to announce that we have prepaid for courses covering subjects from Improving Your Listening Skills to Time Management to Back Safety to Microsoft Office 2010. The courses will be available to you and your friends and families 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Be sure to take advantage of as many courses as possible, we are certain that you and all of your friends and family members will find a number of courses that will address both your needs and interests.

To start your learning experiences go to: http://vubiz.com/chaccess/IBEW3/

Every time that you sign on, you will need to enter:

The IBEW Password which is: IBEW
Your Membership Card Number: That is the number on your IBEW Membership Card for example 123456 or 123456AA or AB123456.
If you cannot remember your Membership Number, use any unique identifier such as your e-mail address or your home Zip Code, this field must be a minimum of four characters long.

The First time that you sign on, you will need to enter a little extra information so that we can set you up.

Membership Card Number (confirmation): This is to confirm the information that you keyed above.
Local Number: This is a way to identify what local you are part of.
First Name: So that we can identify you properly in the system when you return.
Last Name: So that we can identify you properly in the system when you return.

Once you are logged in, click on My Content and then launch the course that you would like to view.

We hope that you enjoy the training and make the most of it. The value of the prepaid courses if bought individually would cost over $3,000.00. We are proud to be able to make this opportunity available to you, our members and your friends and families.

Please contact the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm with any questions or to see if your choices qualify for your extra 6 hours of training.

413-737-2253 or email Mark Kuenzel mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Updated 8-23-2017

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HOISTING UPDATES 2A & 1C:

If you are in need of an update for any of your hoisting licenses.
I have confirmed they are a listed provider for MA hoisting licenses.
Either of the links below will take you to the online training site.

http://www.masshoistingonline.net/
https://www.atleisurelicense.com/

Test prep course:

http://www.educatedoperator.com/ProductDetails.aspx?ProductID=256

Updated 7-26-2019

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OSHA 10:

The JATC schedules one OSHA 10 class per year. This is for the new 1st year apprentices. Anyone else needing the class is welcome to join.

An online option for an OSHA 10 is available. Contact me so I can get you an official site.

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm to sign up. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

Updated 11-19-2018

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OSHA 30:

A class will be scheduled when 25 people sign up.

Limited space available!!! Sign up soon.

This is a great opportunity to upgrade your OSHA training.

Call the JATC office between 7:00am and 3:30pm to sign up. 413-737-2253
Or email Mark Kuenzel. mkuenzel@local7jatc.com

An online option for an OSHA 30 Courses can be found at this link:

Be sure you sign up for the Construction Industry course.

https://www.usfosha.com/osha-30-hour-online-training.aspx?lgr=2dd56e32-2191-e011-a037-00c09f3f0f12&msclkid=4a6460f06f401672d1d93b02a87a445f&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=OSHA%2030%20Hour%20%7C%20OSHA%20%7C%20Outreach%20USF%20%7C%20WS&utm_term=%2Bosha30hour&utm_content=OSHA%2030%20Hour

Updated 11-19-2018

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OSHA REPLACEMENT CARD

How do I get a replacement OSHA card?

NEW OSHA STANDARD AS OF APRIL 2011!!!!!

If you lost or misplaced your student course completion card you must contact your trainer for a replacement. Your trainer will have to contact their authorizing training organization for the replacement. The trainer must provide the following information: student name, trainer name, training date, and type of class (10- or 30-hour, Construction, General Industry, Maritime, Disaster Site Worker). REPLACEMENT CARDS WILL NOT BE ISSUED IF THE TRAINING TOOK PLACE MORE THAN FIVE YEARS AGO.

NOTE:

It is recommended that you carry a copy of your OSHA 10 or 30 card in your wallet and keep the original in a safe place.