FAQ

Asbestos Training QUESTIONS:

  • How do I become certified to work in the asbestos abatement industry?
    In order to become certified to work in the asbestos abatement industry, there are two steps:
    1. Attend training in your desired discipline at a Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards approved training provider.
    2. Apply for a license through the Massachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
  • What is the difference between worker and supervisor?
    1. Asbestos Worker
    Any person who removes, encapsulates, encloses, repairs or disturbs friable or non-friable asbestos, or who handles asbestos material in any manner which may result in the release of asbestos fiber.
    2. Contractor/Supervisor
    Any person who performs supervision of persons permitted to enter the restricted area and regulated abatement work area. The supervisor is responsible for performing the duties of the OSHA competent person for the asbestos project, consistent with current OSHA regulations.
  • Do I need any other courses?
    Yes, you will need another course called OSHA before you begin work. OSHA helps broaden worker knowledge on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. We offer the OSHA-10hrs course for $150 usually on Saturdays.
  • What else do I need before I can begin work?
    Before you begin work you will need to pass medical clearance which consists of an occupational physical, pulmonary function test and x-rays.
  • Do you know of any agencies that help pay for the courses?
    Please inquire at your local unemployment office or career center on how they can provide funding for our courses.
  • Do you help with job placement?
    Unfortunately, we do not provide job placement but there is an environmental temp agency located on the first floor of our building who often recruits our students. We can also provide you with a list of all the MA contractors/agencies.

Deleading Training QUESTIONS:

  • How do I become certified to work in the deleading industry?
    In order to become certified to work in the deleading industry, there are two steps:
    1. Attend training in your desired discipline at a Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards approved training provider.
    2. Apply for a license through the Massachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
  • What is the difference between worker and supervisor?
    1. Worker
    Any person who performs residential deleading work must be trained in this 3-day course that meets MA and OSHA requirements for working with lead.
    2. Contractor/Supervisor
    Any person who performs supervision of persons permitted to perform deleading methods in compliance with MA and CLPPP requirements. The supervisor is responsible for performing the duties of the OSHA competent person, consistent with current OSHA regulations.
  • Do I need any other courses?
    Yes, you will need another course called OSHA before you begin work. OSHA helps broaden worker knowledge on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. We offer the OSHA course for $150 usually on Saturdays.
  • Do you help with job placement?
    Unfortunately, we do not provide job placement but there is an environmental temp agency located on the first floor of our building who often recruits our students. We can also provide you with a list of all the MA contractors/agencies.
  • Do you know of any agencies that help pay for the courses?
    Please inquire at your local unemployment office or career center on how they can provide funding for our courses.
  • What else do I need before I can begin work?
    Before you begin work you will need to pass medical clearance which consists of an occupational physical, pulmonary function test, blood work and x-rays.

Cosmetology QUESTIONS:

  • How do you become certified to work in the cosmetology industry?
    In order to become certified to work in the cosmetology industry, there are two steps:
    1. Attend training in your desired discipline at a Massachusetts Board of Cosmetology certified training school.
    2. Apply for a license through the Massachusetts Board of Cosmetology.
  • What are the requirements to enroll?
    Cosmetologists help customers change or update their physical appearance. Many cosmetologists focus on cutting, coloring and styling hair. Others specialize in fields such as skincare or nails. All cosmetologists and specialists have to complete a cosmetology training program to be eligible for state licensing exams.
    1. Must be at least 16yrs. of age
    2. Must be able to read/write in preferred language at a 6th grade level
  • What cosmetology courses does LTS offer?
    1. Cosmetology Program
    2. Cosmetology Review
    3. Nail Technician
  • How long are the courses?
    The cosmetology program is 1000 hours long and usually takes 8-9 months to complete. You have either a full-time or part-time option.
  • Does LTS help with job placement?
    We do not provide job placement but we do allow salons to distribute flyers and business cards. We also schedule salon visits as field trips for students.
  • Does LTS know of any agencies that help pay for the courses?
    Please inquire at your local unemployment office or career center on how they can provide funding for our courses.

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