Construction Steward Training

 

To Become a Shop Steward & to Re-certify as a Shop Steward

In order to become a Certified Shop Steward, you must be a New York City District Council of Carpenters Journey Person for a minimum of 5 years
You must also complete a Department of Labor 504 form for a background check

In order to be certified or re-certified as a Shop Steward, you must have all of the necessary classes complete and up to date. To be eligible for the “one-day shop steward evaluation”, you must have all the prerequisites for shop steward certification complete.

Upon completion of ALL of the required classes, you are asked to bring all of your certification cards to the New York City District Council of Carpenters Labor Technical College, 2nd floor.

Listed below are all the courses you need to become a Shop Steward.  Please make sure you have all of the following certification cards before coming down to the college to be processed.  Please note that you cannot certify via fax, telephone or email, you must present all of your cards in person.

 

Appointment of Stewards


Section 16


All stewards will be appointed by the Executive Secretary-Treasurer in a fair and equitable manner consistent with job referral rules and the Consent Decree entered in United States v. District Council, et al., 90 Civ. 5722. Stewards shall be members of the District Council in good standing and be appointed according to their skills and position on the out of work list.  The Council may require workers who desire to serve as a steward to complete the UBC’s Comprehensive Steward Training Program; have five (5) years journey level experience in the construction industry; and to provide the Council a declaration of eligibility to serve as a shop steward, attesting that they have not been convicted of any crime which would make them ineligible to serve as a shop steward under Section 504 of the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959.  All current stewards must take the District Council eight (8) hour re-certification class by January 1, 2009.  All stewards must also complete the 2001 Skill Set Training, as listed below, for each Local Union by January 1, 2009.  In addition to the UBC’s Comprehensive Steward Training Program and the required working experience provided under this section, this skill set shall be required of any worker who desires to serve as a steward.  No worker shall be referred from the out-of-work list out of turn to fill a steward position.

 

Shop Steward Training Required Classes By Specialty:

Carpenters Local Union 20, 45, 157, 926

Floorcoverers Local 2287

Local 1556 Timbermen

Cabinetmaker Shop Local 2790

Millwright Local 740

Local 1556 Dockbuilders

32 Hour UBC Steward Training Class and Test

32 Hour UBC Steward Training Class & Test

32 Hour UBC Steward Training Class & Test

32 Hour UBC Steward Training Class & Test

32 Hour UBC Steward Training Class and Test

32 Hour UBC Steward Training Class and Test

10 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Course (Must be issued within the last 5 years)

30 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Course

10 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Course(Must be issued within the last 5 years)

10 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Course (Must be issued within the last 5 years)

10 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Course (Must be issued within the last 5 years)

30 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Course

First Aid

First Aid

First Aid

First Aid

First Aid

First Aid

CPR

CPR

CPR

CPR

CPR

CPR

Sexual Harassment Prevention

Sexual Harassment Prevention

Sexual Harassment Prevention

Sexual Harassment Prevention

Sexual Harassment Prevention

Sexual Harassment Prevention

Hazardous Communication

Hazardous Communication

Hazardous Communication

Hazardous Communication

Hazardous Communication

Hazardous Communication

Laser Safety (NYS Department of Labor)

 

 

 

Laser Safety (NYS Department of Labor)

 

Laser Safety (NYS Department of Labor)

HILTI

 

 

 

 

HILTI

Certificate of Fitness (N.Y.C Fire Department)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

District Council Steward Training Class

This is the foundation for Steward Training. Any member who is interested can register by calling (212) 727-2224.

 

All Candidates For Appointment To Stewardship Must Have Completed All Required Safety Courses.

 

Newly Required Forms for All Shop Stewards

 

Important Notice for all Shop Stewards

 

 

The New York City District Council of Carpenters Apprenticeship Journeyman Retraining Educational & Industry Fund School admits students of any race, creed, religion, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, age, marital status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, arrest records, or genetic predisposition (G.I.N.A.) to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, age, marital status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, arrest records, or genetic predisposition (G.I.N.A.) in administration of its educational policies, admissions, policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.