Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who should I contact if I have additional questions?

Chris Fitzsimmons
     Local 147 Training Director
     4332 Katonah Avenue
     Bronx, NY 10470
     phone:  (718) 994-6664 ext 12
     fax: (718) 994-5717

Q: How many trainees attend each class?

Class size is generally 10 people.

Q: How often are the training classes held?

All classes are held on an as needed basis.

Q: How does Local 147 select trainees?

Selection for training is done on a first come first served basis, We process the course applications in the
     order that we receive them.

Q: Who should be attending classes?

New members or anyone who wants to improve their skill level in the given area.

Q: Do I receive pay?

Local 147 Training Fund generally provides a $50 per day stipend for:

  • OSHA:  30 Hour Construction
  • OSHA:  Confined Space Permit Required
  • Basic Industrial Electric
  • 80 Hour Practical Industrial Electric
  • 80 Hour Tunnel and Shaft Training (Arizona)
  • Hoisting and Rigging
  • Shotcrete Nozzleman Qualification

Q: Who covers the cost of training?

Local 147 Training Fund pays for course fees, travel, room and board (as applicable).


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