The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters
Apprentice and Training Program
1256 Estes Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Phone: (847) 640-7373, Fax: (847) 364-8367
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Skill Advancement News

2/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

New courses have been developed and added to our 2016 schedule. The new courses are:

  • BUILDING ENVELOPE - COMPLETING THE BUILDING ENVELOPE
  • BUILDING ENVELOPE - WINDOW INSTALLATION
  • CEILING SYSTEMS - FLOATING SOFFITS
  • CEILING SYSTEMS - WOOD BARREL VAULT CEILINGS
  • CEILING SYSTEMS - WOOD GROIN VAULT CEILINGS
  • CEILING SYSTEMS - WOOD HIPPED TRAY CEILINGS
  • CONCRETE - FLOATING STAIRS FORMING
  • INSULATION - SPRAY FOAM
  • LAYOUT - GEOFOAM INSTALLATION
  • LAYOUT - ROBOTIC TOTAL STATION
  • PRINT READING - PLAN GRID
  • RAFTERS - HEAVY GAUGE METAL RAFTERS 1 & 2
  • TRIM - BUILT UP/ LARGE PROFILE MOLDING
  • TRIM - PVC TRIM & ADVANCED PVC TRIM

 Improve your skills by enrolling in one of these new classes.

 

2/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Classes are being cancelled due to the Course Reservation checks not meeting the minimum number of checks required to run the class. The registration page may state that the class is full but if there aren't the mimimum number of checks recieved for that class, it will be cancelled. If you want the class to run, please submit your check the same day that you register for the class.

2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

The XTRA program recognizes that participating in skill advancement training involves a time commitment above and beyond on-the-job hours. To learn more about this program, click on the "News and Updates" ribbon above.

3rd Quarter drawing will be done on October 7 for classes that ran from July through September.

A “Course Reservation Fee” in the amount of $25.00 is required for ALL* Skill Advancement Courses in order to “reserve” your place in class.  This procedure has been implemented to give members every opportunity possible to attend those courses requested.

For more information, please click on the "Eligibility Requirements" tab on the left side of the page.

QUESTIONS? PLEASE CALL 847-640-7373

*Exception: Safety and Health - Health & Welfare Pension Seminar Pre-Retirement Planning - No Course Reservation Fee required for this informational seminar

2/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Check your Training Verification Card for the expiration date of your Qualification/Certification courses. Six months prior to the expiration date, the course will turn yellow to bring it to your attention. When your Qualification/Certification expires, the records will disappear from your card.

Be sure to schedule a refresher course prior to the expiration date.
KEEP YOUR CARDS CURRENT!

2/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Are you looking for a class that is not on the schedule? Is there a class that you would like to see offered that currently is not? Send an email to requestedclass@chicap.org with:

Your Name, UBC# and Phone Number

In the subject line, please list the name of the class.

2/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

In construction, if you don’t produce, you’re not an asset to anyone—not the general contractor, the project manager, or the end-user. UBC members know this, our contractors know this, and our union’s leadership knows it. That’s why our foundation is to deliver skilled, productive work.

UBC training is the hallmark of our union. While our members may have vastly different skill sets, they all share the pride and commitment of being the most highly trained in the most up-to-date theories and methodologies, tools, installation procedures, and safety measures.

It’s the UBC’s Edge, and it’s the asset our contractors can bank on