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					                     SEIU Local 1 Training Center
                    Spring, 2010 Schedule of Classes
2-Year Apprenticeship Program                 Low-Pressure Boiler Systems
Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday (6pm–10pm)       Monday, Wednesday or Thursday (6pm–10pm)
January 4th, 5th or 6th Orientation           9 Weeks Beginning April 7, 8, 12
Comprehensive training covering all           In-depth instruction on boiler operations
aspects of building maintenance.
Graduates are awarded Journeyman’s            Water Treatment (1 Night Seminar)
Certificate from the US Department of         Tuesdays (6pm-10pm)
Labor. Mandatory for all newly hired “A”      May 11, 18 or 25
level employees. Classes meet 1 night per     Students choose 1 night to attend
week.                                         Water Treatment for heating and cooling

Health & Safety                               Electricity
Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday (6pm-10pm)       Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (6p-10p)
5 Weeks Beginning January 11, 12, or 13       13 Weeks Beginning January 5, 6, or 7
MSDS sheets, OSHA compliance, chemical        First 6 weeks focus on Basic Electricity &
safety, protective equipment                  Electrical Safety. Last 7 weeks focus on
                                              Troubleshooting Electrical Systems.
Hand Tools and Power Tools
Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday (6pm-10pm)       Carpentry
10 Weeks Beginning February 16, 17, 22        Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (6p-10p)
Safe and proper use of hand tools and power   7 Weeks Beginning April 6, 7, 8
tools in the workplace                        Basic repairs to walls, tile, windows, floors,
                                              etc.
Mathematics
Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday (6pm-10pm)       Locks & Keys
5 Weeks Beginning Apr. 27, 28 or May 3        Monday, Wednesday or Thursday (6p-10p)
Basic math for on-the-job application         7 Weeks Beginning January 4, 6, or 7
                                              Locksmithing and key pinning
Blueprint Reading
Monday, Tuesday or Thursday (6pm-10pm)        HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & A/C)
7 Weeks Beginning January 4, 5, or 7          Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (6p-10p)
How to read, use and create blueprints        13 Weeks Beginning March 2, 3, or 4
                                              Comprehensive instruction in basic Air
Plumbing                                      Conditioning principles as well as how to
Monday, Wednesday or Thursday (6pm-10pm)      troubleshoot common A/C problems.
6 Weeks Beginning Feb. 24, 25 or March 1      Students must complete Electricity course
Plumbing principles, repairs and preventive   before enrolling
maintenance
COMPUTER TRAINING AND LANGUAGE COURSES
*These courses are FREE to SEIU Members under the ABOMA contract


Basic Computers
2 NIGHTS EACH WEEK FOR 3 WEEKS (6 TOTAL SESSIONS)
TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS 6PM-9PM
CLASS BEGINS APRIL 6th
Using the computer, mouse and keyboard.
Introduction to Microsoft Word and the internet

Advanced Computers
2 NIGHTS EACH WEEK FOR 3 WEEKS (6 TOTAL SESSIONS)
TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS 6PM-9PM
CLASS BEGINS APRIL 27th
Writing letters, creating a budget, setting up an e-mail account




English as a Second Language
Spanish to English
2 NIGHTS EACH WEEK FOR 12 WEEKS (24 TOTAL SESSIONS)
TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS 6PM-9PM
CLASS BEGINS MARCH 2nd


Eastern European (Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian) to English
MONDAYS (6PM-9PM)
6 WEEKS BEGINNING ON March 8th



Foreign Language
Learn Basic Spanish
WEDNESDAYS (6PM-9PM)
12 WEEKS BEGINNING ON MARCH 10th
HEAD AND ASSISTANT ENGINEER’S CONTINUING
           EDUCATION COURSES
* CHIEFS NEED 6 HOURS PER YEAR, ASSISTANTS NEED 8 HOURS PER YEAR

Chicago Engineer’s Exam Prep Class
10 Week Preparation Course (6pm-9pm)      Tuesday, March 30th
Tuesdays Beginning January 12th           Building Evacuation
Exam will be given in March               Emergency Management
                                          Instructor: American Safety Training
Monday and Tuesday, February 1 & 2        4 Hours (12:30-4:30)
Certified Pool Operators Examination
Must Attend Both Days and Pass Exam       Tuesday, April 6th & 13th
Instructor: Deb Todner, Aquapure          Refrigerator Repair
16 Hours (8:00-4:00 both days)            Instructor: Tony Langford
                                          2 Day Class-8 Total Hours (12:30-4:30)
Wednesday, February 10th
Sloan Valve Maintenance                   Monday, April 19th
Repairing and maintaining Sloan valves    Pest Management: Rodents &
Instructor: Royal Pipe & Supply           Roaches
4 Hours (12:30-4:30)                      Instructor: Brian Brophy, Smithereen
                                          4 Hours (12:30-4:30)
Thursday, February 25th
Kitchen Appliance Repair                  Thursday, May 6th
Refrigerators, Stoves and Dishwashers     Water Damage Restoration
4 Hours (12:30-4:30)                      Managing the cleanup process
                                          Instructor: Steamatic
Wednesday & Thursday, March 10 & 11       4 Hours (12:30-4:30)
Certified Pool Operators Examination
Must Attend Both Days and Pass Exam       Friday, May 14th
16 Hours (8:00-4:00 both days)            CPR & AED Training
                                          American Red Cross Certification
Monday/Tuesday, March 22nd & 23rd         Instructor: Sylvia Tienda
Or                                        4 Hours (8:30a-12:30p)
Thursday/Friday May 20th & 21st
Energy Efficiency in                      Monday, May 17th
Residential Buildings                     Basic Air Filtration
Learn to save money by using less water   How air filters work in your building
and electricity in your building.         Instructor: Bill Crowley
2 Day Program: 16 hours (8:30-4:30pm)     2 Hours (2:30-4:30)

Thursday, March 25th                      Tuesday, June 1st
Riser and Horizontal Drain Line Care      Lockout Tagout
Preventive maintenance in your building   Instructor: Tim Capua, AST
Instructor: State Chemical                2 Hours (2:30-4:30)
4 Hours (12:30-4:30)
       “A” MAINTENANCE SKILLS ENHANCEMENT
                 DAYTIME COURSES
      8 HOURS PER YEAR REQUIRED FOR MAINTENANCE “A” EMPLOYEES

DATE                     COURSE                                 HOURS

Thurs., January 21st     Basic Electricity                      8:30a-4:30p

Mon/Tues Feb 1 & 2       Certified Pool Operators Exam          8am-4pm (2 days)

Wed., February 17th Doors, Locks & Keys                         8:30a-4:30p

Thurs., Feb. 25th        Kitchen Appliance Repair               12:30p-4:30p

Wed., March 3rd          Drywall and Tile                       8:30a-4:30p

Wed/Thur, Mar. 10 & 11   Certified Pool Operators Exam          8am-4pm (2 days)

Tues., March 16th        Light Switches, Outlets & Fuses        8:30p-4:30p

Tues., March 30th        Building Evacuation                    12:30p-4:30p

Tues., April 6 & 13      Refrigerator Repair (2 day course)     12:30-4:30p (2 days)

Thurs., April 22nd       Basic HVAC Fundamentals                8:30a-4:30p

Mon., May 3 & 10         Basic & Adv. Plumbing (2 Day course)   8:30a-4:30p

Wednesday, May 12 LEED Exam Prep Course                         12:30-4:30pm

Fri., May 14th           Red Cross CPR Training                 8:30a-12:30p

Wed., May 19th           Basic Boiler Fundamentals              8:30a-4:30p

Tues. June 1st           Lockout/Tagout Safety Procedures       12:30-4:30p
   10-WEEK JANITORIAL TRAINING PROGRAM
*Formerly the 5-week janitorial program

The following topics will be covered:
    Orientation and Customer Service
    Basic Health and Safety
    American Red Cross CPR
    Fire Safety
    Green Housekeeping
    Hard Floor Care Lecture
    Hard Floor Care Hands-On Demonstration
    Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning
    Common Area Cleaning (Restrooms, Garages, Laundry Areas, etc.)
    Outdoor Maintenance and Landscaping



COURSES ARE OFFERED ON 10 CONSECUTIVE WEDNESDAYS

DAY CLASSES (12:30 – 4:30) BEGIN JANUARY 13th and MARCH 24th
NIGHT CLASSES (6:00PM – 10:00PM) BEGIN JANUARY 13th and MARCH 24th
                       DOOR STAFF TRAINING

Students attend class for 4 consecutive Tuesdays.

Day Courses (12:30pm-4:30pm) will begin on Tuesday, February 16th and April 13th

Evening Courses (6:00pm-10:00pm) will begin on March 16th and May 11th


CLASS #1-      ORIENTATION
               Students will go over the current ABOMA contract with regards to
               pension, benefits, holidays, sick days, etc.

CLASS #2-      CUSTOMER SERVICE
               Looking sharp on the job, interacting with residents, knowing your
               building and your neighborhood.

CLASS #3-      BUILDING EVACUATION
               Proper evacuation procedures in an emergency situation.

CLASS #4-      CRIME PREVENTION & ANTI-TERRORISM
               Observation skills, making your building a hard target,
               biological/chemical/nuclear weapons.


To enroll, please fill out the attached registration form and fax it to (312) 226-1447
                EXAMS AND CERTIFICATIONS


Certified Swimming Pool Operators Course and Examination
Instructor: Deborah Todner, Aquapure
2 day course to receive CPO designation though the National Swimming Pool Foundation
     February 1st & 2nd (Monday/Tuesday) 8:00am-4:00pm or
     March 10th and 11th (Wednesday/Thursday) 8:00am-4:00pm


City of Chicago Stationary Engineers Exam – Preparation Course
10 week course on Tuesday nights to prepare students to pass the Licensing Exam
Class Begins Tuesday, January 12th at 6pm
Exam will be given by the City of Chicago in March. Call for exact times.
Must be one of the following to enroll:
    Head Engineer
    Assistant Engineer
    Graduate of the 2-year Apprenticeship Program

CFC/EPA Course and Examination
1 day course and exam for license to work on Air Conditioning units
Students must be currently enrolled in or have already passed the 13-week HVAC course
     Saturday, April 24th from 8:30am-4:30pm

LEED-AP Exam Preparation Course
Preparation course for the United States Green Building Council’s LEED-Green
Associate Designation. Learn to make your building more energy efficient and
environmentally friendly.
    Wednesday, May 12th (12:30-4:30)

NIULPE Engineers Examination
National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers
A nationally recognized engineer’s certification.
    2 hour examination
    Call for dates and times
                 GREEN BUILDING TRAINING


The SEIU Local 1 Training Center is a member of the United States Green Building
Council.

We strongly believe that by educating our members to be more energy efficient, we
can reduce water and energy consumption at ABOMA member buildings. Saving
money for your building will make you a more valuable employee. Sign up today.



Green Housekeeping Seminar
4-Hour Presentation
Wednesday, February 17th                               6:00-10:00pm
Wednesday, March 10th                                  12:30-4:30pm
Learn to keep your building clean with environmentally friendly cleaning products.



Energy Efficiency for Residential Buildings
Learn to save your building money through more efficient operations
2 Day Seminar                                             8:30-4:30pm
                            nd       rd
Monday/Tuesday March 22 and 23
or
Thursday/Friday May 20th & 21st
4 Part Seminar will include the following topics:
    Energy Efficient Lighting Systems
    Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation
    Chiller Systems
    Boilers and Water Efficiency


LEED Examination Preparation Course
Wednesday, May 12th                                    12:30-4:30pm
4-Hour Seminar will give you an overview of the requirements to prepare for and
pass the LEED-Green Associate Exam.