Our Mission

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The Field Ironworkers Apprenticeship and Journeyman Retraining Program exists 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 materials. Our world-class instructors and leadership uphold union values, principles of service, and professionalism.

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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.

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Journeyman Retraining

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An Ironworker's education does not stop when his or her apprenticeship ends.

Journeyman Ironworkers are eligible to take advanced courses.

Experienced Ironworkers can become certified welders, advance to foreman or superintendent, and become leaders in their local union.

Check out the classes available at your local union training center.