I.A.T.S.E. Local 442


For more information about IATSE Local 442 Training, please contact:  Erik Moore, QTR Officer, qtrofficer@iatse.org

Training & tools available to IATSE members, in some cases, to all persons working under an IATSE contract:

AVIXA: IATSE is affiliated with AVIXA (ex- InfoComm) and all members get free membership in this organization that provides training and certification in the AV industry. Members need only claim that membership.

LinkedIn Learning: IATSE is affiliated with Linked-In Learning (Ex- Lynda.com) and subscriptions are free to members who claim them. Choose from more than 7,500 online tutorials covering business, creative, and technology topics. Reinforce new knowledge with quizzes, exercise files, and coding practice windows.

Safety First! Online Training Courses: The Training Trust Fund (TTF) has online safety courses. Their Safety First! Series available to members AND anyone working under an IATSE contract. Anyone wishing to take the course should apply online to the Training Trust.

OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety: Also available to Members and anyone working under an IATSE contract is an OSHA 10/General Entertainment Safety course. Anyone wishing to take the course should apply online. The courses are two days and held in large cities throughout the year. The course is free to accepted applicants but the TTF does not pay for lodging or travel.


Reimbursement for CertificationsIATSE TTF reimburses IATSE workers who successfully obtain approved industry certifications and recertifications for the cost of the certification exam. Review courses and other fees incurred during the certification or recertification process are not reimbursable, and they cannot reimburse for multiple attempts at passing an exam.

First Aid/CPR/AED Certification – up to $100 | Live classroom courses are offered through the American Red Cross and American Heart Association. Online only courses are not eligible for reimbursement.

CTS Certification & Recertification | up to $300

ETCP Certification & Recertification for Arena Rigger, Theater Rigger, Entertainment Electrician, Portable Power Distribution Technician | up to $550

SPRAT Certification & Recertification | up to $1,600

Genie Op | up to $150

3G Welding (TIG, MIG, Stick) | up to $550