TRAINING

CERTIFIED CRANE OPERATOR TRAINING

Applications for the N CCO study classes and Testing are available at all three Union Halls or they can be downloaded at the The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) web site. If you go to their web site, go to the bottom of their page to handbooks and forms. Do not send your applicationto the NCCCO office: THE COMPLETED AND SIGNED APPLICATION, WITH THE PAYMENT (made payable to: International Assessment Institute) MUST BE SENT TO THE APPRENTICESHIP OFFICE. Classes will be held at the Local 9 Training Site. 41801 E. Quincy Ave., Bennett CO 80102.

A NEW PROGRAM FOR MEMBERS OF IUOE lOCAL 9:

The IUOE National Training Fund has developed a Journeyman upgrade class. This class is hosted at the IUOE Local 12 training facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Participating locals can send up to 7 members per class. The class is two weeks long and can cover scraper, grader, crane, backhoe, trackhoe, directional drill, dozer, GPS, or a requested piece of equipment for specialty training (if available). Members can get additional information and an application from the Apprenticeship. Please submit an application if you are interested in taking this training.

WEATHER:

Due to the location of the training site, weather may interfere with the safety of travel to the site, and/or the operation of equipment. If there is a question that weather conditions may effect your training . Please call the site the day before by 3:00pm to verify that it will be open and training will take place as scheduled. The training site number is 303-644-3909.

JOURNEYMEN AND APPRENTICE OPERATORS CAN CALL THE TRAINING SITE TO RESERVE A PIECE OF EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING, PRACTICE OR FOR TRAINING, RESERVATIONS DEPEND UPON THE AVAILIBILITY OF AN INSTRUCTOR AND THE PARTICULAR PIECE OF EQUIPMENT.

ATTENTION APPRENTICES:

When you are scheduled for a class and can not attend, it is important that you contact the Training Site and cancel before 4:00pm on the day before the class. If you fail to do so, 4 hours will be docked form your training!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:

OSHA has changed their policy on the 10-hour OSHA certification. Classes are now limited to 7 1/2 hours of training per day. The class will now be taught on 2 separate days.

MSHA:

To take an 8-hour MSHA class, you will need to bring proof of 24 hour New Miner training or an 8 hour refresher within the last 3 years. no exceptions!

CLASS SCHEDULE

MARCH 2014:

  • CPR/FIRST AID (Sat) March 15th, Pueblo, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CLASS March 17th-April 14th (3weeks) Angle Dozer, Excavator, and Side Boom class
  • INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CLASS March 31st-April 5th (1week) Pipe Bending class

APRIL 2014:

  • INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CLASS April 7th-12th (1week) Pipe Bending class
  • INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CLASS April 7th-19th (2weeks) Winching class
  • INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CLASS April 7th-19th (2weeks) Side Boom class
  • INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CLASS April 7th-19th (2weeks) Pipeline Maintenance (Rehab) class
  • INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CLASS April 14h-19th (1week) Pipe Bending class
  • INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CLASS April 28th-May 16th (3weeks) Angle Dozer, Excavator, and Side Boom class
  • OSHA 10 (Fri & Sat) April 25th & 26th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm

MAY 2014:

  • FORKLIFT CLASS (Sat) May 31st, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm

JUNE 2014:

  • SIGNAL PERSON (Sat) June 7th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • LUBE & MAINT. CLASS (Sat) June 14th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • RIGGING CLASS (Sat) June 21st, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • BASIC HYDRAULICS CLASS (Sat) June 28th, Pueblo, 8:00am-4:30pm

JULY 2014:

  • CPR/FIRST AID CLASS (Sat) JuLY 12th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • CCO APPLICATION DEADLINE (TUES)JULY 15TH, SITE
  • AIR BRAKE CLASS (Sat) JuLY 19th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • FORKLIFT CLASS (Sat) July 26th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm

AUGUST 2014:

  • EXCAVATOR/BACKHOE CLASS (Fri) Aug 1st, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • CCO STUDY (Sun) Aug 3rd, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • TOWER CRANE STUDY (Sat) Aug 9th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • CCO STUDY (Sun) Aug 10th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • TOWER CRANE STUDY (Sat) Aug 16th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • CCO STUDY (Sun) Aug 17th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • CCO REVIEW (Sat )Aug 23rd, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • CCO TEST (Sun) Aug 24th, Site, 7:30am-?
  • DOZER CLASS (Fri) Aug 29th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm

SEPTEMBER 2014:

  • CRANE SET UP CLASS (Sat) Sept 6th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • GRADE CHECKING I (Sat) Sept 20th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • GRADE CHECKING II (Sat) Sept 27th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm

OCTOBER 2014:

  • CPR/FIRST AID CLASS (Sat) Oct 4th, grand Jct., 8:00am-4:30pm
  • LUBE & MAINT. CLASS (Sat) Oct 11th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • OSHA 10 (Fri & Sat) Octl 17th & 18th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm

NOVEMBER 2014:

  • EXCAVATION CLASS (Sat) Nov 1st, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • BASIC HYDRAULICS CLASS (Sat) Nov 8th, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • WELDING CLASS (Sat) Nov 22nd, Site, 8:00am-4:30pm

DECEMBER 2014:

  • 8-HR MSHA REFRESHER (Sat) Dec 6th, Pueblo, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • DRIVE TRAIN CLASS (Sat) Dec 13th,Site, 8:00am-4:30pm
  • RIGGING CLASS (Sat) Dec 20th,Site, 8:00am-4:30pm

ADDITIONAL CLASSES MAY BE ADDED TO THIS SCHEDULE, CHECK WITH THE APPRENTICESHIP OFFICE FOR UPDATES.

ALL CLASSES BEGIN PROMPTLY AT 8:00 A.M. UNLESS POSTED OTHERWISE.

WHEN ATTENDING CLASSES THAT REQUIRE OPERATING EQUIPMENT, YOU MUST WEAR THE PROPER ATTIRE (BOOTS, LONG PANTS, AND EAR PROTECTION). YOU SHOULD ALSO CONSIDER WARM CLOTHES OR RAIN GEAR DEPENDING ON WEATHER CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE BOOTS OR LONG PANTS, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON THE EQUIPMENT.