Apprenticeship Classes run for two weeks every six months with On-the-job training occurring when apprentices are not in class.  Safety certification classes will be conducted on various weekends. All Jiw's are welcome to all Training and will need to schedule through Our training director Don Graham.

Click on the courses below for a full course description

Weld Shop is open every Tuesday from 8am to 9pm and 4th Saturday of every Month from 8am-4pm . Please call Travis or Don for Appointment

Applicable Safety Certifications and Training Dates 

  • MSHA 24-New Miner - January 21st, 22nd and 28th 2023
  • Phosphate Refresher-  January 14th 2023 
  • OSHA 30- TBA
  • First Aid / CPR / AED-- (January 20th 2023) 8 am-330pm
  • OSHA Subpart R --(January 16th and 18th 2023 ) 6pm - 9pm
  • Scaffold User- (February 27th and March 1st 2023) 6pm-9pm
  • Scaffold Erector / Dismantler - (March 4th 2023  ) 7am-330pm
  • Fork Lift Training--(April 14th 2023) 7am-330pm
  • High Reach Training--(February 10th 2023) 12pm-4pm
  • Foreman Training --(May 23rd and May 25th 2023) 7am-530pm

Reinforcing Concrete / General Maintenance ) January 9th - 20th 2023

  • The fabrication and placement of steel bars in concrete.
  • Whole numbers, common fractions, decimal fractions, percentages, averages, measurements.
  • Conveyors, Industrial safety

Rigging and Cranes (April 3rd-14th 2023) 

  • Rigging procedures and precautions, characteristics of various fiber and wire ropes, the proper use of slings, rigging hardware, tools and devices. The crane portion involves pre-lift planning and set up, principles of crane operation, quadrants, load charts, capacity factors and crane signaling.

Structural Steel Erection (January 30th-February 10th 2023)

  • Safely erecting steel structures, bridges, towers, wind turbines and amusement park structures.

Architectural and Ornamental  ( April 24th-May 5th 2023)

  • Installing curtain walls, window walls, doors, store fronts, composite panel walls, catwalks, grating, stairs,  and the proper application of various sealants.

Blue Print Reading / Foreman Training --(May 15th -26th 2023 )

  • Reading and interpreting: Welding, architectural, rigging, structural, and reinforcing steel drawings. Foreman Training: Leadership skills such as effective communication, problem solving, proper documentation, safety and quality control and team building.

Welding 1, 2 and 3 -(February 20th-March 3rd 2023) (March 13th - 24th 2023)

  • Welding safety, theory, quality, electrodes, basic metallurgy, equipment set up, various processes, oxy fuel, carbon arc and plasma arc cutting.
  • At the completion of this course the student will be certified to the American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 and D1.5 welding codes in the Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) processes.

Comet-(May 26th 2023) 7am-11am

Survival of the Fittest  

Pre-Cast Concrete Erection

Conveyor Installation and Maintenance-(January 11th-20th 2023)

Lead Hazard- (May 25th 2023 ) 7am-11am

Harassment Training-(March 3rd 2023) 7am-10am

Silica for Construction - ( January 19th 2023)