Bricklayers Allied Craftworkers  Local 2 NY/VT  

Training, Education & Safety

2019-2020 Training Schedule

New BAC 2 Training Classes

And Related Instruction Classes Schedule

All classes require sign up for the class including Journey workers.  The sign-up deadlines are 1 week prior to the class start date.  Contact Matt Zink for information and to sign-up.

Course    Location    Date    Time

Blueprint Reading (basic)    Albany/Syracuse    12/2/19-12/6/19    8a-4p daily
Forman/Mentor Training    Albany/Syracuse    12/9/19-12/11/19    8a-4p daily
Steward Training    Albany/Syracuse    12/12/19-12/13/19    8a-4p daily
Trade Math/Layouts/Bond Patterns    Albany/Syracuse    12/16/19-12/20/19    8a-4p daily
Level work/Leads/Arches    Albany/Syracuse    1/6/20-1/10/20    8a-330 daily
Basic Brick and Block    Albany/Syracuse    1/6/20-1/17/20    7a-330 daily
Structural Masonry and Flashing    Albany/Syracuse    1/13/20-1/13/20    8a-330 daily
Practical Wall Procedures    Albany/Syracuse    1/20/20-1/24/20    7a-330 daily
Pointing Patching Replacement    Albany/Syracuse    1/20/20-1/24/20    7a-330 daily
Caulking    Albany/Syracuse    1/27/20-2/7/20    7a-330 daily
Plaster and Plaster repair    Albany/Syracuse    1/27/20-2/7/20    7a-330 daily
OSHA-30/Silica Awareness    Albany     2/24/20-2/28/20    TBD
OSHA-30/Silica Awareness    Syracuse    3/23/20-3/27/20    TBD
Pre-Job Brick Class    Albany/Syracuse    2/10/20-5/15/20    M-F 7a-330p
Pre-Job Tile Class    Syracuse    2/10/20-5/15/20    M-F 7a-330p
Cross-Craft Familiarization Training    Albany/Syracuse    2/10/20-5/15/20    M-F 7a-330p
Concrete form & pour walk behind and rider training    Albany/Syracuse    week of 4/20-4/25 weather permitting    7a-330 daily
Swing Scaffold Training     Albany/Syracuse    TBD    TBD
Boom Lift Card Training and Certification    Albany/Syracuse    TBD    TBD
Fall Protection (Bowie Instructor)    Albany/Syracuse    3/9/19-3/12/19 and 3/16-3/19    TBD
JAHN/Edison/Comproco/Lithomax (Bowie Ins)    Albany/Syracuse    TBD    TBD
Harassment Training    Albany/Syracuse    1/11/20, 1/25/20, 2/12/20, 3/6/20    TBD
First Aid/CPR Training    Albany/Syracuse    3/6/2020    TBD
Confined Space Training    Albany/Syracuse    TBD    TBD
HAZWOPER Training    Albany/Syracuse    TBD    TBD
ACI Certification (concrete)    Albany/Syracuse    TBD    TBD
ACT Certification (Tile)    Albany/Syracuse    TBD    TBD
MSHA part 46 (Bowie Instructor)    Albany/Syracuse    TBD    TBD
C.O.M.E.T. Class    Albany    12/13/19, 1/11/20, 2/7/20, 3/20/20    TBD
C.O.M.E.T. Class    Glens Falls    TBD    TBD
C.O.M.E.T. Class    Syracuse    TBD    TBD
C.O.M.E.T. Class    Watertown    TBD    TBD
C.O.M.E.T. Class    Plattsburgh    TBD    TBD
C.O.M.E.T. Class    Utica    TBD    TBD

More classes will be scheduled for the Spring.  Check our website and our Facebook page bac2nyvt for class announcements and schedules.

Apprentice Meeting to go over new training class procedures and new Blue Book Procedures (digital submission) for raises will be held on Friday November 2nd for the Capital Region apprentices.  Syracuse, Utica, Watertown, and Plattsburgh apprentice meeting dates are still to be determined. 


True to its commitment to lifelong learning, BAC is a gateway to continuing education programs and services that support members in many ways – as craftworkers, interested in expanding their career options, as parents, helping their children pursue their educational goals, or as activists, seeking solutions for the greater good of their communities, to name just a few.

Use the link below to learn more about BAC’s Bates Scholarships and other college resources.

Please email any questions about BAC education programs or higher learning opportunities to or call 1-888-880-8BAC (8222).

Bricklayers Allied Craftworkers Local #2 New York / Vermont