Training Programs

MOST offers superior training programs designed to increase the skills and knowledge levels of Boilermakers. The end result is a well-qualified, safe, responsible and drug-free workforce for our Owners and Contractors.

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Training Schedule

Classes are offered at training facilities nationwide. Please contact the Local holding the class listed below for availability or questions. For general inquiries, contact the MOST office at (913) 281-5036. Please note: Generic, construction-focused versions of the OSHA 10 Hour class and OSHA 30 Hour class are now available as online courses. Contact Nikki Benson (913-281-5036, x317) in the MOST office for more information and to enroll.

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Classes include: Construction Safety & Health 10 Hour, Field Leadership Training, MOST 5 Hour Refresher, MOST Project Management, OSHA 30 Hour Completion, OSHA 500 Train-the-Trainer, OSHA 510 Standards, Scaffold Users, Steel Erection and Rigging Fundamentals, Supplementary Rigging Modules 1 – 4 and The Boilermaker Code. Click below to see more information on individual classes.

This schedule is subject to change without notice.

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Date Class Local Location
3/20/19 Supplementary Rigging Training – Module 2

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Supplementary Rigging Training – Module 2

Local 1, Chicago, IL

Powerhouse Rigging
This module addresses a number of rigging topics including rigging without a crane, alternative hoisting equipment, tugger hoisting techniques, anchorage/attachment, high lines, and block and tackle systems. Additionally, you will be instructed on the basic scientific rigging terminology, fleet angle, mechanical advantage, transfer of loads, planning steps, related calculations, structural nomenclature and safety regulations. directions


Local 1 Chicago, IL
3/20/19 Supplementary Rigging Training – Module 1

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Supplementary Rigging Training – Module 1

Local 1, Chicago, IL

Rigging Inspection and Use
This module will explain the responsibilities of a rigger and help the student to become familiar with various rigging components. Students learn the inspection criteria for rigging components, where the first signs of wear and defects occur, and how to prevent damage to rigging components. Additionally, you’ll learn how to interpret rigging capacity charts and tables related to rigging tools. Trainers discuss safety regulations, uses and applications of rigging components. directions


Local 1 Chicago, IL
3/21/19 Supplementary Rigging Training – Module 3

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Supplementary Rigging Training – Module 3

Local 1, Chicago, IL

Crane Rigging
Module 3 focuses on the crane – understanding crane nomenclature, the different types and lifting systems, proper boom assembly/disassembly, safety regulations and how to spot and set up a crane. The class also covers how to read capacity charts, signaling, utilizing suspended personnel platforms, good safety and skills practice, accidents and preventative solutions. Discussions about OSHA regulations, Subpart CC-signal person qualification and the review of comprehensive rigging plans will be covered. directions


Local 1 Chicago, IL
3/22/19 Supplementary Rigging Training – Module 4

Friday, March 22, 2019

Supplementary Rigging Training – Module 4

Local 1, Chicago, IL

Rigging Drawings, Calculations and Set Up
The final supplementary rigging training module provides instruction on rigging drawing and interpretation, calculating equalization and load distribution. It illustrates how to determine a loads center of gravity and calculate its weights. Additionally you will learn how to use reference materials, understand the logistics and structuring of a material lay down area, set up a fabrication area and maintain it, and inspect/document/track materials. directions


Local 1 Chicago, IL
3/29/19 The Boilermaker Code

Friday, March 29, 2019

The Boilermaker Code

Local 242, Spokane, WA

The Boilermaker Code training offers an in-depth look at how our actions have a direct impact on future Boilermakers. This 10-module training course focuses on our past, examines the economic impact and impressions of negative actions, and explores the reality of the current marketplace. Its objective is to empower Boilermakers to be leaders on our job sites and help others reach the ultimate goal of living The Boilermaker Code each day. directions


Local 242 Spokane, WA