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

Applicable Safety Certifications and Training Dates 

  • MSHA 24-TBA
  • Phosphate Refresher-  
  • OSHA 30- TBA
  • First Aid / CPR / AED-- () 7am
  • OSHA Subpart R --() 7am
  • Scaffold User- () 6pm
  • Scaffold Erector / Dismantler - () 7am
  • Fork Lift Training--() 7am
  • High Reach Training--() 7am
  • Foreman Training --(TBA)
  • Covid-19 Training (Before each class or training)

Reinforcing Concrete / Mathematics for Iron Workers)

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

Rigging and Cranes (March 21st-April 1st 2022) 

  • 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 (Jan24th - Feb 4th 2022)

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

Architectural and Ornamental  ( April 11th- April 22nd)

  • 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 2nd - May 13th)

  • 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 14th-25th) (February 28th- March 11th) 

  • 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.


Survival of the Fittest  

Pre-Cast Concrete Erection

Conveyor Installation and Maintenance

Lead Hazard- (TBA)

Harassment Training-()