The Local 98 Training Site has moved to
40 Hudson Drive in Southwick, MA.
P.O. Box 1290

The main number is 413-998-3230
The Fax number is 413-998-3630
Training Director Nick Girolamo (cell) 413-265-1781 or (email) ngirolamo@local98.org
Training Instructor Nate Senser (cell) 413-348-1615 or (email) nsenser@local98.org

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Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry. The program is designed to help military service members successfully transition back into civilian life by offering them the means to secure a quality career in the construction industry.

 

Please contact Nick Girolamo at 413-265-1781 for more information about Helmets to Hardhats.

National Pipeline Training Classes

Call the training school for more information

To register for classes go toiuoe.org

Please click on the buttons below to view the schedules for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.

  2018 Intro to Pipeline Training

 Beginner class for Side Boom

Date Location
October 1 – October 6, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
October 29 – November 3, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students

 

  2018 Intermediate Pipeline Training

Classes for Side Boom

Date Location
October 29 – November 17, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
December 3 – December 22, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students

 

  2018 Intermediate Pipeline Training

 Classes for Side Boom w/ Winch Procedures

Date Location
December 3 – December 22, 2018 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students

 

  2018 Intro to Pipeline Training

 Beginner class for Excavator

Date Location
October 8 – October 13, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
November 5 – November 10, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students

 

 2018 Intermediate Pipeline Training Classes for Excavator
Date Location
October 29 – November 17, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas          8 students
December 3 – December 22, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas          8 students

 

 2018 Intermediate Pipeline Training Classes for Excavator/with Winch Procedures
Date Location
December 3 – December 22, 2018 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky         8 students

 

 2018 Intermediate Pipeline Training Classes for Angle Dozer
Date Location
October 29 – November 17, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas          8 students
December 3 – December 22, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas          8 students

 

 2018 Intermediate Pipeline Training Classes for Angle Dozer with Winch Procedures
Date Location
September 4 – September 15, 2018 Local 66 – New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
September 17 – September 29, 2018 Local 66 – New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
October 1 – October 13, 2018 Local 66 – New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
October 15 – October 27, 2018 Local 66 – New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
December 3 – December 21, 2018 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky

 

2018 Pipeline Training

 Horizontal Directional Drilling/Mud System Class

Date Location
October 29 – November 17, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas         6 students
December 3 – December 21, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas         6 students

 

2018 Pipeline Training

Excavation class for existing live pipelines

(Maintenance/Rehabilitation work)  

Date Location
November 5 – November 17, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
November 26 – December 8, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
December 10 – December 22, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students

 

 2018 Pipeline Training John Henry Rock Drilling Classes

One week classes – one instructor

Date Location
December 3 – December 8, 2018 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky
December 10 – December 15, 2018 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky
December 17 – December 22, 2018 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky

 

 2018 Pipeline Training

Bending Engineering Classes

 one-week classes – one instructor

Date Location
November 12 – November 17, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
December 3 – December 8, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
December 10 – December 15, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students

 

 

 

 

 2018 Pipeline Training

 Deckhand Pipe Lifter Training

Date Location
October 22 – October 27, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
November 12 – November 17, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
December 3 – December 8, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students

 

2018 Pipeline Training

 Vacuworxs Pipe Lifter Training

Date Location
October 15 – October 20, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
December 10 – December 15, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
December 17 – December 22, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students

 

 2018 Pipeline Training

 Hydro-Excavation/Train the Trainer  

Date Location
 October 22 – October 27, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           10 Instructors
 October 29 – November 3, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           10 Instructors

 

2018 Pipeline Training

 Hydro-Excavation/Truck Training   

Date Location
November 5 – November 10, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
November 12 – November 17, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
December 3 – December 8, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
December 10 – December 15, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
December 17 – December 22, 2018 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
  2019 Intro to Pipeline Sideboom

Beginner class for Side Boom

Date Location
May 20 – May 25, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
May 27 – June 1, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
June 3 – June 8, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students

 

  2019 Intermediate Pipeline Training

 Classes for Side Boom

Date Location
January 7 – January 26, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
January 28 – February 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
February 25 – March 9, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
March 11 – March 30, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
April 1 – April 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
April 29 – May 18, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students

 

  2019 Advanced Pipeline Training

 Classes for Side Boom

Date Location
January 28 – February 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
March 11 – March 30, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students

 

  2019 Intermediate Pipeline Training

 Classes for Side Boom w/ Winch Procedures

Date Location
January 7 – January 26, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
January 28 – February 16, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
February 25 – March 16, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
March 18 – April 6, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
April 8 – April 19, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
April 29 – May 18, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students

 

  2019 Intro to Pipeline Excavator

Beginner class for excavator

Date Location
April 15 – April 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
May 20 – May 25, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
May 27 – June 1, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
June 3 – June 8, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students

 

 2019 Intermediate Pipeline Training Classes for Excavator
Date Location
January 7 – January 26, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas          12 students
January 28 – February 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
February 25 – March 9, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
March 11 – March 30, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
April 1 – April 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
April 29 – May 18, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students

 

  2019 Advanced Pipeline Training

 Classes for Excavator

Date Location
January 28 – February 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
March 11 – March 30, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students

 

2019 Pipeline Training

Excavator for Road Bore Training

One week classes for Excavator

Date Location
January 14 – January 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
April 8 – April 13, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students

 

  2019 Pipeline Training

Excavator for Waterway/Creek Crossing Training

One week classes for Excavator

Date Location
 January 7 – January 12, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
 May 6 – May 11, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students

 

2019 Pipeline Training

Excavator for Mat Handling/Bridge Building Training

One week classes for Excavator

Date Location
January 21 – January 26, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
April 1 – April 6, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students
April 29 – May 4, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           4 students

 

 

 

2019 Intermediate Pipeline Training Classes for Excavator/with Winch procedures
Date Location
January 7 – January 26, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
January 28 – February 16, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
February 25 – March 16, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
March 18 – April 6, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
April 8 – April 19, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students
April 29 – May 18, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky           8 students

 

2019 Intro to Pipeline Training

Beginner class for Angle Dozer

Date Location
May 20 – May 25, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
May 27 – June 1, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students
June 3 – June 8, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           12 students

 

2019 Intermediate Pipeline Training Class for Angle Dozer
Date Location
January 7 – January 26, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas          8 students
February 25 – March 9, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas          8 students
April 1 – April 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas          8 students
April 29 – May 18, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas          8 students

 

2019 Advanced Pipeline Training

 Classes for Angle Dozer

Date Location
January 28 – February 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students
March 11 – March 30, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students

 

2019 Intermediate Pipeline Training Classes for Angle Dozer with Winch Procedures
Date Location
January 7 – January 26, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky        8 students
January 28 – February 16, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky        8 students
February 25 – March 16, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky        8 students
March 18 – April 6, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky        8 students
April 8 – April 19, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky        8 students
April 29 – May 18, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky        8 students

 

 

                          2019 Pipeline Training

Excavation class for existing live pipelines

(Maintenance/Rehabilitation work)

 Two week classes    

Date Location
January 7 – January 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           6 students
January 21 – February 2, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           6 students
February 4 – February 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           6 students
February 18 – March 2, 2019 *** ITEC – Crosby, Texas           8 students***
March 11 – March 23, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           6 students
March 25 – April 6, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           6 students
April 8 – April 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           6 students
April 29 – May 11, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           6 students
May 13 – May 25, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           6 students
May 27 – June 8, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           6 students

***This class will be an Advanced Dig-up class; previous attendance to an Excavation class for existing live pipelines is required.

 

 2019 Pipeline Training John Henry Rock Drilling Classes

One week classes – one instructor

Date Location
January 7 – January 12, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
January 14 – January 19, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
January 21 – January 26, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
January 28 – February 2, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
February 4 – February 9, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
February 18 – February 23, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
February 25 – March 2, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
March 4 – March 9, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
March 11 – March 16, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
March 25 – March 30, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
April 1 – April 6, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
April 8 – April 13, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
April 15 – April 19, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
April 29 – May 4, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
May 6 – May 11, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
May 13 – May 18, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students
May 20 – May 25, 2019 Local 181 – Boston, Kentucky          5 students

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Pipeline Training

 Horizontal Directional Drilling/Mud System Class

Date Location
January 7 – January 26, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas         6 students
January 28 – February 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas         6 students
February 25 – March 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas         6 students
March 18 – April 6, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas         6 students
April 8 – April 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas         6 students
April 29 – May 18, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas         6 students
May 20 – June 8, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas         6 students

 

2019 Pipeline Training

Bending Engineering Classes

 one-week classes – one instructor

Date Location
January 7 – January 12, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
January 14 – January 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
January 21 – January 26, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
January 28 – February 2, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
February 18 – February 23, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
February 25 – March 2, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
March 18 – March 23, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
March 25 – March 30, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 1 – April 6, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 8 – April 13, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 15 – April 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 29 – May 4, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
May 6 – May 11, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
May 13 – May 18, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students

 

 2019 Pipeline Training

 Deckhand Pipe Lifter Training

One week classes – one instructor

Date Location
January 21 – January 26, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
January 28 – February 2, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
February 4 – February 9, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
March 11 – March 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
March 18 – March 23, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
March 25 – March 30, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 29 – May 4, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
May 6 – May 11, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
May 13 – May 18, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students

 

 

2019 Pipeline Training

 Vacuworxs Pipe Lifter Training

One week classes – one instructor

Date Location
January 7 – January 12, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
January 14 – January 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
February 11 – February 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
February 18 – February 23, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
February 25 – March 2, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 1 – April 6, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 8 – April 13, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 15 – April 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students

 

2019 Pipeline Training

 Hydro-Excavation    

One week classes – one instructor

Date Location
January 7 – January 12, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
January 14 – January 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
January 21 – January 26, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
January 28 – February 2, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
February 4 – February 9, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
February 18 – February 23, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
February 25 – March 2, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
March 4 – March 9, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
March 11 – March 16, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
March 25 – March 30, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 1 – April 6, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 8 – April 13, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 15 – April 19, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
April 29 – May 4, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
May 6 – May 11, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students
May 13 – May 18, 2019 ITEC – Crosby, Texas           5 students