The mission of the Field Ironworkers Apprenticeship and Journeyman Retraining Program is to ensure that our union ironworkers have the skills, knowledge and training necessary to be safe on the jobsite; competitive in the workplace; and satisfied in their careers. We accomplish that mission by providing training and training materials, trained and experienced instructors and leadership in order to uphold union values and principles of service and professionalism.
The road to becoming a Journeyman Ironworker is through Apprenticeship Training. The Ironworkers Apprenticeship Program is a well organized and supervised method of training people, with little or no knowledge of the craft, to become Journeymen Ironworkers qualified in all segments of the Trade.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A GOOD PAYING CAREER WITH A BRIGHT FUTURE? A CAREER THAT WILL ALLOW YOU TO COMPLETE A UNIVERSITY LEVEL EDUCATION IN A UNION BUILDING TRADE? ARE YOU READY TO START NOW? IF SO, SIGN UP FOR THE NEXT
IRONWORKERS TRAINING COURSE
Participants will receive 3 weeks of FREE hands on training AND the opportunity to meet with local signatory contractors. The training will focus on developing skills to enter into the Reinforcing Ironwork industry. Those who complete the 3 week course will have an excellent opportunity to begin a career as an Ironworker apprentice.Ironworker Apprenticeship Opportunity in the Bay Area
MANDATORY ORIENTATION Click on the link for dates and to download the flyer. ALL EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT THE IRONWORKERS TRAINING FACILITY LOCATED AT 3150 BAYSHORE ROAD, BENICIA, CA. 94510
It is time to think about competing in the 2016 Local, District Council, and International Apprenticeship Competition. Watch for an announcement from your Apprenticeship Coordinator inviting you to compete.
The competition is held every two years. To compete, you must be an apprentice in the year of the competition. Successful competitors will compete in the International Apprenticeship Competition. In 2016 the competition will be held in Houston Texas on September 29th and 30th. The District Council competition will be held in San Diego at the new training facility on April 21st.
Check with your Apprenticeship Coordinator to find out when your local competition is scheduled. Successful competitors can win prizes, and make life long ironworking friends and connections.
2014 District Council Competitors
Attention Foremen, Contractors, and Company Owners!
Superintendent Training for Ironworkers is now available.