Ironworker

Program Name: 
Ironworker Apprentice

The work includes the fabrication, production, erection and construction of iron, steel, ornamental lead, bronze, etc., in the erection of industrial, commercial or large residential buildings. They erect the steel framework of bridges, buildings and other structures including metal storage tanks and overhead crane runways that support heavy equipment. Ironworkers are frequently required to lift and carry heavy load or rebar. They also set steel bars or steel mesh in concrete forms to strengthen concrete in buildings and bridges.

Median Salary After Completion: 
$55,200
Occupation Titles: 

Not yet available

Program Number: 
50-437-1
Training Details: 

3-year training program
6,000 hours on-the-job training
400 hours paid related instruction hours
Additional related instruction may be required

Application Requirements: 

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
High school diploma or equivalent
Meet required norms on aptitude test (if required)
Physically able to perform trade
Valid driver's license or reliable transportation

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