Training

World-Class Training Programs For Ironworkers

At Ironworkers Local 8, we provide top-tier training programs designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the ironworking industry. Whether you’re an aspiring apprentice or a seasoned professional, our training programs ensure you stay ahead in your career.

Apprenticeship Training

Our apprenticeship program combines hands-on training with classroom instruction, giving you a solid foundation in ironworking. Here’s what you can expect:

HANDS-ON TRAINING

  • Work alongside experienced journeymen on real job sites.
  • Gain practical skills in welding, rigging, structural steel erection, reinforcing concrete, and more.

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION

  • Learn essential topics such as safety regulations, blueprint reading, and advanced ironworking techniques.
  • Benefit from instructors who are experts in their fields.

CAREER SUPPORT

  • Regular evaluations to track your progress and provide guidance.
  • Access to mentorship from seasoned ironworkers.

Advanced Training for Journeymen

For our experienced members, we offer advanced training programs to help you stay at the top of your game. These programs include:

SPECIALIZED COURSES

  • Advanced welding techniques
  • Rigging and crane operations
  • Structural steel fabrication

LEADERSHIP TRAINING

  • Project management
  • Team leadership and supervision
  • Safety and compliance training

CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

  • Obtain industry-recognized certifications to enhance your credentials.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry standards and practices.

Safety Training

Safety is our top priority at Ironworkers Local 8. Our comprehensive safety training ensures that all our members work in a secure and healthy environment.

OSHA TRAINING

  • OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 courses
  • Hazard recognition and prevention
  • Mine training

SITE-SPECIFIC SAFETY

  • Customized safety training for different job sites
  • Emergency response and first aid training

ONGOING SAFETY EDUCATION

  • Regular safety refreshers and updates
  • Safety meetings and drills

Training Facilities

Our training centers are equipped with the latest tools and technologies to provide you with the best learning experience.

MODERN EQUIPMENT

  • Access to cutting-edge tools and machinery
  • Simulators for crane and rigging training

EXPERT INSTRUCTORS

  • Learn from seasoned professionals with years of industry experience
  • Personalized instruction and guidance
  • Trained annually on new construction techniques & industry advancements

REAL-WORLD SCENARIOS

  • Practical exercises that mimic real job site conditions
  • Hands-on projects that build your skills and confidence

Get In Touch

Have questions or need more information? Contact Ironworkers Local 8 today to learn more about our services, membership, or how we can help with your next project.

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