LOCAL UNION 890 NEWS BRIEFS
Next Union Meeting
The next Union Meeting will be on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. The door prize is $400.00, must be present to win
Union Dues for 2017
Dues for 2017 are: $39.02 per month, $117.06 per quarter and $468.24 per year.
FALL 2016 CLASS SCHEDULE - Local 890:
Coyne CPR Refresher- Safety on the job and in everyday life is important. The ability to react calmly and perform lifesaving measures in an emergency situation is critical to how well or how bad the outcome might be. This course will give students the knowledge and proper technique in rendering assistance when it’s needed most. (This course issues a one year CPR card).
Materials Needed: None
Class Fee: $28
Instructor: Jeff Toberman Starts: Thurs. December 8, 2016 Duration: 1 Session
Classroom: B Time: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CEUs: 0
SPRING 2017 CLASS SCHEDULE - Local 890:
Journeyman Exam Prep – 15.5 hours (15.5 CEUs) ID# 17858
This class will work toward the skills needed to successfully navigate the Wisconsin Electrical Journeyman exam. Students should enter this course with a strong knowledge of the National Electrical Code and its layout. The focus will be on memory, attention-to-detail, time management and basic fundamental calculations. Week 5 (five) requires mandatory attendance, and is a 3 (three) hour mock exam session. This class is credentialed for 15.5 CEUs for State of Wisconsin licensing. ALL CLASSES MUST BE ATTENDED FOR CEUs.
Materials Needed: 2011 NFPA 70, pencils, paper & calculator (students may bring a 2014 edition, but the state exam is based on the 2011 at this time).
Class Fee: $25 Textbook: 2014 NFPA Codebook
Instructor: Greg Phillips Starts: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Duration: 6 Sessions
Classroom: B Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CEUs: 15.5
OSHA 30 – 30 hours (30 CEUs) ID# 12579
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1926 are requirement standards for The Construction Industry. In today’s fast paced and safety conscious world, OSHA training has become a staple for the ability to work at most job sites. From PPE to Fall Protection or working with ladders and scaffolding, the workplace conditions are safer today because of OSHA and OSHA trained personnel. This class is credentialed for 30 CEUs for State of Wisconsin licensing. ALL CLASSES MUST BE ATTENDED FOR CEUs.
Materials Needed: OSHA Standards manual (rental fee) pencils, paper.
Class Fee: $25 Book Fee: $20 returnable deposit for book rental
Instructor: Jeff Toberman Starts: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Duration: 10 Sessions
Classroom: A Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CEUs: 30
Introduction to Motor Controls – 12 hours (12 CEUs) ID# 14613 Class Limited to 10 Students
From switches to complex PLCs, control systems are everywhere. In this introductory course on motor controls, students will develop a very basic understanding of the evolution and variety of uses in motor control. Students will learn the differences between IEC and NEMA, schematic and wiring diagrams, and the fundamentals of the holding circuit. Reading and drawing ladder diagrams will also be introduced. This course is credentialed for 12 CEUs for State of Wisconsin licensing. ALL CLASSES MUST BE ATTENDED FOR CEUs.
Materials Needed: Pencils and paper.
Class Fee: $25
Instructor: Brad Meglic Starts: Monday, February 13, 2017 Duration: 4 Sessions
Classroom: A Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CEUs: 12
Applied Codeology – 30 hours (24 CEUs) ID# 13976
This course will introduce students to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70, “The National Electrical Code”. The NEC can be overwhelming to those who are new to the industry, and these classes will show it as a methodically structured document and help users confidently navigate the text, promoting the skills necessary to locating specific information within the NEC. (This course is a requirement for apprenticeship years 1 or 2). This course is credentialed for 24 CEUs for State of Wisconsin licensing.
Materials Needed: NJATC Applied Codeology textbook and Codeology Level I Blended Learning LMS (Current edition), NFPA 70 (NEC - current edition), pencils, paper.
Class Fee: $25 Textbooks: Applied Codeology, LMS $17.70, 2014 Code Book $75
Instructor: Brad Wildes Starts: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Duration: 10 Sessions
Classroom: A Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CEUs: 24
Coyne CPR / First Aid Class Limited to 8 Students
Safety on the job and in everyday life is important. The ability to react calmly and perform lifesaving measures in an emergency situation is critical to how well or how bad the outcome might be. This course will give students the knowledge and proper technique in rendering assistance when it’s needed most. (This course issues a one year CPR and two year First Aid Coyne card).
Materials Needed: None
Class Fee: $33
Instructor: Jeff Toberman Classes on: Thursday, April 13 & 20, 2017 Duration: 2 Sessions
Classroom: A Time: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CEUs: 8
Note: Payment upon registration is required to secure your enrollment in the class. CPR and CPR/First Aid classes are limited to 8 students, all other classes are limited to 20 students.
Please click here to register online for Local 890 classes or print corresponding registration form and mail with payment to the Local Union 890 office.
For a List of State of Wisconsin Approved Courses for CEUs:
WEEBF Health & Welfare Plan Description Booklet
By clicking on the following link, you will be directed the Wisconsin Electrical Employees Benefit Fund (WEEBF) website to the Health & Welfare Plan Description Booklet. This booklet contains valuable information about available benefits.
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Anthem Network Providers
With the switch to the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan, some Network Providers have changed. For a list of Providers in your area visit www.anthem.com. The plan to select is the "Blue Preferred Plus (POS)". Please contact the hall with any questions.
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