Education & Training

Certified Courses

Training Classes held in Nevada and Ohio:

Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)

  • Learn how to respond and care for patients in a civilian tactical environment
  • Recognized by NAEMT

Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC)

  • Non-medical military personnel course which includes first responders skills, geared for Care Under Fire, Tactical Field Care and Tactical Evaluation Care
  • Recognized by NAEMT

Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)

  • Training for executive protection, private contractors, and state department officials / employees for hostile environments throughout the world as they travel

Career Training Opportunities & Affiliated Unions

Sabot Foundation encourages those who are interested in working in Film, TV and Entertainment Industries to explore training that is offered by the Hollywood Cinema Production Resources’ Training Program. Hollywood CPR provides industry-specific training in marketable trade skills to under-served students in what is expected of an entry-level person in the art, crafts and technicians departments of film and television. Their training provides qualified students a unique opportunity to learn these specialized craft and trade skills from the industry professionals who are masters in their trade. There are number of foundations and corporate sponsors who also support this program.

The classes offered cover a broad spectrum of the entertainment industry’s art department and stage crafts needs, focusing on the most important and common skill applications expected of an entry-level worker. Hollywood CPR’s training program also incorporates broad-based life skills coaching and support that focus on the myriad of social skills necessary for success in gaining and keeping employment. Students earn college credit (through a collaboration with West Los Angeles College).

Stagecraft (Local 33)
Upholstery/Drapery (Local 44)
Set Dressing/Decoration (Local 44)
Greens (Local 44)
Grip/Craftservice (Local 80)
Cinematography / Camera Loader (Local 600)
Sound (Local 695)
Apprentice Editor (Local 700)
Costume Manufacturing (Local 705)
Set Lighting (Local 728)
Set Painting (Local 729)
Scenic and Graphic Arts (Local 800)


HR Executives report that veteran recruiting is a top  priority to help to meet their business needs in their workforce.¹


of veterans have some college education, or higher, making veterans more educated than their civilian peers.²


of employers report that veterans perform “better than” or “much better than” their civilian peers.³


of veterans stay at their jobs longer than the median tenure of 2.5 years (for subsequent roles after their first-post
separation job).

(1): U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Hire Our Heroes. (2016). Veterans in the Workforce. American businesses rank veteran recruiting as a top three priority.
(2): Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. (2016). Work After Service: Developing Workforce Readiness and Veteran Talent for the Future. On average, veterans are more educated than their civilian peers, with as many as 30 percent having a high school education and 65 percent with some college education or higher.
(3): Center for a New American Security. (2016). Onward and Upward: Understanding Veteran Retention and Performance in the Workforce.
(4): Call of Duty Endowment and ZipRecruiter. (2017). Challenges on the Home Front: Underemployment Hits Veterans Hard. Veterans tend to leave their first job after military service slightly more rapidly than non-veterans leave their first job. According to ZipRecruiter resume data, the median first job tenure for all job seekers is two years. Based on this resume data, 44.9% of veterans stayed more than two years in their first job after service, while 46.1% of non-veterans remained in their first job more than two years. However, veterans tend to stay longer in their subsequent jobs than non-veterans. Across the ZipRecruiter platform, the median tenure of a job seeker in a job is approximately 2.5 years. 57% of veterans stayed longer, on average, than 2.5 years in their jobs, as compared to 42.5% of nonveteran job seekers.