Why training? I've seen it work. I've seen us secure work and strengthen jurisdiction time and again, and I believe in the value of it. It's been my privilege to be part of Local 510's training program since its inception more than twenty years ago.
Most of you have been a part of our training program. Each one of can contribute to create a better, safer and happier work environment. We've come a long way, and there's still a long way to go. We are leaving a legacy that proves that our union is greater than the sum of its individual parts. That's something to be proud about.
Joe Toback Training Coordinator
CPR / 1st Aid Class
The Local 510 JATC will be offering a 1st Aid/CPR class on Monday, Jan 9, 2017. This training also includes instruction on how to use an AED (automated electronic defibrillator). It is a five hour class and will be held at at the Union office. If you're interested in taking this class, please call Janet at: (415) 468-7280 ext. 14.
Mike Shaffer underlines a point while teaching a Show Site Graphics class.
Local 510's new apprentices await their first day of work.
The Local 510 JATC held classes in mid August for our journeypersons to upgrade their work skills and enhance their employment opportunities. Courses were offered in 1st Aid/CPR, Electric Pallet Jack, and Scaffolding. Please see below for photos.
Keith Gottlieb expertly controls an electric pallet jack during the execution of a high-G maneuver.
Maxe Ewalt, Windy Holzbach, John Hook, and Paul Tieck reach new heights while erecting a rolling scaffold in the South Hall lobby.
The Local 510 JATC recently held classes in Intermediate Modular Systems, Advanced Graphics, Show Site Graphics, and Communications that focused on upgrading the skills of our journeypersons. Through these courses we improve our Union and increase the work opportunities of the members who take advantage of them. Please see below for some photographs of the courses and participants.
Intermediate Modular Systems
Trade Show Basics
Ground School For Riggers
Just in time for Semicon Local 510's JATC held 3 days of classes July 1 through 3 to teach the rigging arts. The classes were geared towards groundpersons but students were given hands-on experience in every aspect of the craft from boom lift driving to sign hanging. A great time was had by all.
Cutting Edge Graphics
You learn by doing and hands-on exercises have become a central focus of our classes. Below students in our Trade Show Graphics class learn to cut curved edges in foam core.