Upcoming Training

Code of Excellence and COMET courses went very well.

Code of Excellence and COMET courses went very well.

The Code of Excellence courses and the COMET course went off without a hitch. Thank you to all the people that gave up part of their weekends to […] Read the whole post.

 

 

A short video about IBEW's  Code of Excellence training

A short video about IBEW’s Code of Excellence training

IBEW Construction Code of Excellence Click on the video below to watch …   Read the whole post.

 

 

Online (live) Code Refresh/Update course available through WJets - May 12th

Online (live) Code Refresh/Update course available through WJets – May 12th

Western Joint Electrical Training Society is putting on an Internet based (live) Code Refresh/Update course on May 12th from 8:30 am t0 4:00 pm. Go to the WJETS […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Code of Excellence course and COMET course coming in July

Code of Excellence course and COMET course coming in July

On July 8th and 9th, IBEW Trainer Jim Watson will be at our Union Hall to teach the Code of Excellence and COMET courses. Code of Excellence will […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Job Tip - Bucket on a Ladder

Job Tip – Bucket on a Ladder

Another Job Tip from IBEW Hour Power Click on the video below to watch … Read the whole post.

 

 

OFA 3 - Occupational First Aid level 3

OFA 3 – Occupational First Aid level 3

Sisters and Brothers, OFA3 (Occupational First Aid Level 3) certificates issued before July 2017 will be valid for 3 years. Certificates issued after July 2017 will only be […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Possible upcoming training courses 2017

Possible upcoming training courses 2017

We are checking to see what the levels of interest are in some possible training courses that could be run this spring: Pipe Bending Print Reading Low Voltage […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Washington Practice Exams

Washington Practice Exams

We have PDF copies of some Washington State Electrician practice exams with answers for those working on that. Bring in a CDR or DVDR or a thumbdrive that […] Read the whole post.

 

 

** Important **   MANDATORY TRAINING TO BE DONE BY MAY22nd - New electrical trades memorandum -  Article 1009

** Important ** MANDATORY TRAINING TO BE DONE BY MAY22nd – New electrical trades memorandum – Article 1009

The following was included in the new electrical trades memorandum Article 1009 The Employer and the Union both recognize it is in the best interest of all parties […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Would you take on the Shop Steward position at your jobsite? - IBEW Shop Steward Handbook

Would you take on the Shop Steward position at your jobsite? – IBEW Shop Steward Handbook

IBEW Local Union #1003 needs a few members that are prepared to be Shop Stewards on our jobsites. This position is one of the most vital in the […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Western JETS Course Reimbursement (changes)

Western JETS Course Reimbursement (changes)

  To all IBEW Local Union staff and members: RE: Western JETS Course Reimbursement As a point of information at the last Western JETS board meeting it was […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Watts New – Clamp Meter with Thermal Imaging

Watts New – Clamp Meter with Thermal Imaging

A new handy combination meter. Click on the video to watch … Read the whole post.

 

 

Job Tip – GFCI Sticker

Job Tip – GFCI Sticker

Another handy tip from IBEW Hour Power Click on the video to watch … Read the whole post.

 

 

Electrical Safety/Arcflash, High Voltage Safety, and High Voltage Termination and Splicing courses.

Electrical Safety/Arcflash, High Voltage Safety, and High Voltage Termination and Splicing courses.

We are taking names of those interested in 3 courses we will put on in Cranbrook on Jan 7,8,and 9th at the Labour Center and in Nelson on […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Low Voltage - Premise Cabling course (update) 4 seats left

Low Voltage – Premise Cabling course (update) 4 seats left

4 seats left ! We are still taking names of those members interested in an upcoming Premise Cabling course including Cat5/Cat6 . There seems to be more of this work […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Low Voltage - Premise Cabling course is in the works.

Low Voltage – Premise Cabling course is in the works.

We are gathering up names of those members interested in an upcoming Premise Cabling course including Cat5/Cat6 . There seems to be more of this work coming and […] Read the whole post.

 

 

4 way lift training

4 way lift training

We are taking names of members who want to take a 4 way lift traing course. That would be boomlift, standard forklift, telehandler forklift, and scissorlift. If there […] Read the whole post.

 

 

WJETS funding

WJETS funding

The Western Joint Electrical Training Society (WJETS) will reimburse costs for training up to two welders, and up to five Level 3 First aid persons per year. Selkirk […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Pipe Bending Level 1 & 2 courses coming in September

Pipe Bending Level 1 & 2 courses coming in September

We are gathering up names of those interested in the Pipe Bending Level 1 & 2 courses. The courses will be held at the Union Hall on September […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Application For Bursary : to apprentices

Application For Bursary : to apprentices

There is a Bursary available for each of the four years of your apprenticeship. There is a requirement to be satisfied however. I quote from the application form […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Safety - Always wear your Safety Glasses on the job

Safety – Always wear your Safety Glasses on the job

Safety eyewear for workers who wear glasses or contact lenses If your work exposes your eyes to hazards such as dust or chemicals, or to the risk of impact […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Another Job Tip from IBEW HourPower

Another Job Tip from IBEW HourPower

How to increase the size of existing knock out … Read the whole post.

 

 

Some info videos about using Powder Actuated Tools - Hilti

Some info videos about using Powder Actuated Tools – Hilti

Here are 4 videos from Hilti with basic information on using powder actuated tools. These videos refer to nails although we mainly use bolt inserts however most of […] Read the whole post.

 

 

IBEW Hour Power - Rope eyelet

IBEW Hour Power – Rope eyelet

How to make a rope eyelet for pulling. Present by Jim Knotts (really). Read the whole post.

 

 

IBEW Hour Power -  Job Tip

IBEW Hour Power – Job Tip

Save your hands when pulling in nylon pull string …   Read the whole post.

 

 

Vubiz online training for IBEW members.

Vubiz online training for IBEW members.

  IBEW Canada in Conjunction with your Local are pleased to Announce the Renewal of 240 Prepaid Online Training Courses for You our Members and your Friends and […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Electrical Safety and Arcflash training

Electrical Safety and Arcflash training

We are taking names for an Electrical Safety and Arcflash training course to be held sometime in the next few months. This is crucial training that anyone working with […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Ensuring Proper Fall Arrest Harness Fit

Ensuring Proper Fall Arrest Harness Fit

Just a short video from IBEW Hour Power.   Read the whole post.

 

 

2015 Electrical Code upgrade course.

2015 Electrical Code upgrade course.

We are now taking names for a 2015 Electrical Code Upgrade course to be run April 17th  providing there is enough interest. It will be a 1/2 day course, […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Basic Blueprint Reading (full) April 16th. We are still taking names.

Basic Blueprint Reading (full) April 16th. We are still taking names.

We are still taking names of members that are interested in taking the Basic Blueprint Reading course we will be putting on April 16th. If there are enough […] Read the whole post.

 

 

 

Code of Excellence

Code of Excellence

The Code of Excellence is a program designed to bring out the best in our members and demonstrate to our customers that IBEW members: Exercise safe and productive […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Arc Flash Fatality Video

Arc Flash Fatality Video

Every Electrician should see this video. Please watch it and learn. Read the whole post.

 

 

Update:Electrical Project Supervision courses are full, but we are still taking names.

Update:Electrical Project Supervision courses are full, but we are still taking names.

We are gathering up names of Journeypersons interested in taking the Electrical Project Supervision courses we are planning to put on in the spring. This will encompass Level One […] Read the whole post.

 

 

Selkirk College Student's Union

Selkirk College Student’s Union

In 1981, students from Selkirk College join others from institutions across the country to form the Canadian Federation of Students. The Federation is your union, it exists to […] Read the whole post.

 

 

2015-2016 IBEW 1st District Scholarships

2015-2016 IBEW 1st District Scholarships

Season’s Greetings: Please find attached correspondence from IVP Daniels pertaining to the 2015/2016 First District Scholarships and an application form. These are to be shared with your members. […] Read the whole post.

 

 

A Word from the WJETS Training Director Adrien Livingston

A Word from the WJETS Training Director Adrien Livingston

Brother and Sisters, since starting as the Western JETS Director, I have been assessing the needs of contractors and the local union membership. From course feedback forms to […] Read the whole post.