Training the Best – to be the Best!
Ironworkers Local 377 provides second-to-none training for its apprentices who are up for the challenge. Our program’s hands-on learning, classroom instruction and job-site experience all come together to provide our apprentices with the most comprehensive education in the ironworking crafts.
Seeking a career path, not “just a job?”
Interested in working hard for excellent benefits, competitive pay and earning a pension?
A lifelong learner, up for new challenges and keeping up with the latest technologies?
Attracted to a career that provides upward mobility and supervisory / management opportunities to those who demonstrate potential and commitment?
Then you may have what it takes to succeed and enjoy a satisfying career as an ironworker!
Minimum Qualifications at a Glance
- Minimum of 18 years of age
- High school graduate or passed the GED proficiency test
- Physically able to perform the work of the trade.
- Prepared to work at extreme heights.
- Able to lift heavy material and equipment.
- Prepared to purchase required hand tools at a cost of $350-$400
Required education-related paperwork:
At the time of application, each applicant must present a photo ID and one of the following:
- High school diploma
- High school proficiency certificate
- Certificate showing satisfactory scores in the General Education Development Test (G.E.D.). Applicants are responsible for making their own arrangements for G.E.D. testing. These arrangements can be made through the local school district office.
Applicants complete an application form in person. Applicants must be physically able to do work normally performed in the trade. No testing is required to enter the program. High school diploma from other countries must be notarized and translated.
Recommended High School Courses
Mathematics, mechanical drawing, metal shop and physical fitness
Conditions of the Training program
Apprenticeship is served for a four-year period, which includes a minimum of 700 hours of related classroom instruction and 5,600 hours on-the-job-training.
Accepted applicants are placed in an eligibility pool in numerical order. Employer may sponsor applicants from the eligibility pool regardless of their numerical position in the pool.
No guarantee of employment is implied. Applicants that are accepted will be added to an existing eligibility pool only.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The recruitment, selection employment, and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.
HOW TO APPLY
You must apply in person. Applications are accepted at the following locations ONLY at the times and on the days listed below:
You must provide all original documetation at the time you apply. No applications will be given out without the required documents.