Apprenticeship

Description of Classes

During our 4-year apprenticeship training program you will learn all aspects of Ironworking.

  • 1st year students focus on the teaching of safely reinforce concrete, erect structural steel, also safely dismantle scaffolding, enable students to safely operate a forklift, and the importance of organizing.
  • 2nd year students focus on the teaching of rig loads with crane and work safely in all areas of rigging, enable students to work will all types of cranes, Math, CPR & First Aid, Architectural & Ornamental, and the History behind Ironworking.
  • 3rd year students focus on obtaining knowledge in welding, oxyfuel cutting, Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). With practice and proficiency students may be tested in multiple welding processes to gain Welding Certification from AWS and WABO.
  • 4th year students focus on obtaining knowledge of blueprint readings, how to be a foreman and run a job, set up instruments of the trade and use them properly, erect and understand the different types of window systems and ornamental work pertaining to ironworkers, OSHA 30, and the History of Ironworkers.

Journey out once you have successfully completed all 4 years of training you should now be ready to graduate and become a full fledge Journeyman.