Notice:

The JATC Office and Training Center are located at 570 Cottage Street in SpringfieldAll mail will still go to 185 Industry Avenue Springfield, MA. There is a drop box outside the JATC office door.

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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Invitation:

The JATC is always looking for Journeyman and Installer Technicians to share their knowledge with the apprentice classes.

If you feel you can contribute to the future of Local 7 please submit a letter to the JATC requesting a visit to the school. If you have any questions regarding where your knowledge fits the apprenticeship curriculum you can contact Mark Kuenzel for assistance.

Upon approval from the JATC your visit will be scheduled. The JATC meets the second Tuesday of each month.

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

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MASSACHUSETTS 15 HOUR CODE UPDATE 2017 NEC:

A fall 2017 code update has been scheduled!!!

October 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2017 Wednesday nights 5-9pm

Sign up soon space is limited to 45 members.

Please share this information with our members.

This update will be at the Training Center 570 Cottage Street Springfield, MA. Park in front lots or back right fenced in lot. Only in designated parking spaces please.

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

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

There will be a Pittsfield Code Update this cycle. I am planning on winter 2018. Please check back here for further details. It is too early to schedule right now.

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

Updated 8-23-2017

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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 8-23-2017

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CT CODE UPDATE 2018:

We will conduct a CT code update at the end of April 2018 (April 28, 2018? tentative date) for the 2018 renewal. Please check back in early 2018 for more details.

The cost for this class is $65.00
CHECK, MONEY ORDER, OR CREDIT CARDS in advance, NO CASH 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 8-23-2017

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EXTRA 6 HOURS CLASSES

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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CONFINED SPACE AWARENESS COURSE:

A class will be scheduled when 25 people sign up.

This class will be the 16 hour permit required for entry class. This is the standard at the local universities. Sign up now!!!

$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 1-23-2017

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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. Call today.

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

Updated 1-23-2017

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

A class will be scheduled when 25 people sign up

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 1-23-2017

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BUILDING CODES 6 HOUR CLASS:

A class will be scheduled when 25 people sign up

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 4-27-2016

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FIRE ALARM COURSE:

HEY A FREE COURSE! SIGN UP TODAY!

This will be a 6 hour course with classroom and hands on training.

A class will be scheduled when 25 people sign up.

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

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

Updated 8-23-2017

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NOTICE:
The JATC will review and may reimburse Journeymen, Installer Techs, and Apprentices for classes that are not offered here. Said classes must be submitted to the JATC office and approved for reimbursement by the JATC prior to the person taking the class. There will be no reimbursements without prior approval from the JATC.

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 7-12-2016

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NEW 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:

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 10-13-2017

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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 OSHA 10 Courses can be found at this link:

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Be sure you sign up for the construction industry course.

Contact the JATC office for reimbursement for the online course.

Updated 12-28-2015

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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

Updated 4-27-2016

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READ THIS!!! VERY IMPORTANT!!! READ THIS!!! VERY IMPORTANT!!!

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 card in your wallet and keep the original in a safe place.

Updated 1-23-2017