Upcoming Classes


  • November 20, 2019
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Continuing Organizing Member Education Training will take place Wednesday, November 20 in Room 240 of the Labor Temple, 5:30 PM. International Representative Chris “Radar” Bateman will present  IATSE’s key organizational training course on why organizing more workers is crucial and how to prepare for successful organizing. Any one interested in securing the future of their (more…)


  • November 23, 2019
    8:00 am - 2:30 pm

This is an opportunity for experienced MEWP operators to acquire certification under the new OSHA rules. This course will certify for scissor lifts, Genie lifts and boom lifts. The classroom portion of the class will be held on Saturday, November 23 at the Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center. Attendees will report to the Stage office (more…)


  • December 7, 2019 - December 9, 2019
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Local #488 is offering an Aerial Lift Training Class in Seattle. Basics of lift operation and lift safety will be reviewed and tested.  Hands on training after written exam will be offered for those that need it. Safety gear will be provided, but people are encouraged to bring your own full body harness if you (more…)


  • January 5, 2020 - January 8, 2020
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

This is the training class you need to receive an IATSE/AVIXA “Live Event Technician” certificate. The class will be held January 5-8, 2020 at the WA State Convention Center. The class hours will be 8am-6pm with a one hour walk away lunch from 1pm-2pm. Sunday through Tuesday will be split between class time and hands-on (more…)


  • January 13, 2020 - January 14, 2020
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATES HAVE CHANGED!! This class is for anyone on the Local 15 dispatch list who would like to become a qualified Local 15 Payroll Steward. Instructors Mylor Treneer and Al Crawshaw will take you through the requirements and the process of producing a payroll for the Local 15 General Contract. This (more…)