New ONLINE Offerings of Frontline Leadership 1 & 2

Frontline Leadership (1&2) will be offered online in May on GoToMeeting. Visit our website (follow the links below) for more information and to register. Frontline Leadership 1, Wednesday May 20, starting at 8:30 am Frontline Leadership 2, Thursday May 28, starting at 8:30 am Course access information, including the link to download the required free software, and supplementary reading materials will be emailed to participants the week before the course.

CEC 2018 On-line Code Update Course Now Available

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The Western JETS’ CEC 2018 Code Refresh course has been accredited by TechBC and approved for online delivery to keep you current during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has temporarily postponed all Face-to-Face training. Get up to date on all the changes that came into effect in BC as of January 1, 2020, and keep current with this CEC 2018 online course to be offered April 4, 18 and May 2, 2020. Registration is limited to 4th year Apprentices and RSEs, with priority given to FSRs. Reserve your spot today–space is limited and in high demand. https://wjets.ca/training/training-courses/ Stay Safe, WJETS Admin Team

Combo Aerial Work Platform and Fall Arrest Course

Dear Members, We are pleased to announce that we will be setting up a Combo Fall Arrest and Aerial Work Platform course for our members in Prince Rupert on Aug. 24, 2019, by special request of our Business Manager, Glen Hilton.  The Start time will be 0800 at  the Crest. We still have open spots for the course.  If you would like to participate, please email me at training@ibew993.org.  When you do I will reach out to you with all the details of the course. You must wear normal work clothes to attend this course. This course will be first come first serve. Fraternally, Chris Sherman, Training Coordinator IBEW LU 993

Arc Flash and High Voltage Safety courses available in Prince George and Terrace at COEs

Dear Brothers and Sisters,   We have already scheduled an Arc Flash and a High Voltage Safety course in in Kamloops on July 28th and 29th, 2018. The instructor is also available to come to deliver the courses to members at the Excellence Centers in Prince George and Terrace.  The dates he would be available to do the courses are Terrace July 25-26th, 2018 and Prince George July 30-August 1, 2018. If your are interested in taking either or both of these courses, please submit a training request ASAP as we will need to have a minimum number of members sign up in order to hold the course. Fraternally, Chris S.

FSR Renewal

Everyone who has processed their FSR renewal with Technical Safety BC should now have received an invoice, if you have not please follow up with Tech BC. For more info on the FSR renewal process: https://www.technicalsafetybc.ca/electrical-fsr-renewal-requirements-and-details

Annual Hearing Tests for Members

Mobile Hearing Testing Unit from Audio Labs will be at our Hall to provide hearing tests for our members.  Tuesday May 8th in Kamloops from 3:30pm till 5:30pm The hearing tests are completely free to our members. In order to be tested member must sign up online at our website: https://wjets.ca/training/training-courses/

Annual Hearing Tests for Members

Great news!  We have now gained access to several more service providers for members to use to take their Annual Hearing Tests that are now required for dispatch. Recognizing that many of our members live were it is not continent or practical to travel to Terrace, Prince George or Kamloops for testing we are working on getting testing brought to other locations that are more convenient.  We will also look at bringing the testing trucks to job sites as the work when needed. The process to get your annual hearing tests is: put in a training request we will respond to you and get you the information you need you then send a photo of your hearing test card to our … Read more

Low Voltage course in Prince George at Center of Excellence

Low Voltage (Prince George) Local 993 Sat Jan 20, 2018 to Sun Jan 21, 2018 0830 Minimum 10 Members Maximum 20 Members Prince George Center Of Excellence (Prince George) The Low Voltage course is one day, 8am to 430pm. The max course load is 10 people. Some of the topics included – overview of premise cabling – Jargon/ terminology – A look at the different networks and applications – Using copper cabling – Wireless networks – Design and installation considerations of the cabling systems. – A practical aspect will also be included, incorporating the termination of various cabling styles Required Items: Tape Measure, Pen and Paper Location: Prince George Center Of Excellence