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Ironworkers Pre-Apprenticeship (CTPAIW)



In this certificate program, students will be introduced to the necessary skills needed to be a Union Ironworker across the United States and Canada. Training includes print reading, safety and welding processes used by the Union Ironworker trades. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible for advanced standing in the Ironworker Local Union Apprenticeship Training Program.

Continuing Eligibility

All courses must be completed with a C or better.

Contact Information

Math-Science-Engineering Tech
Construction Institute Dept
Glenn Kay II
Cristy Lindemann


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
CMG 115 Safety and Employability Skills 3
CMG 145 Construction Plan Reading for the Trade 3
CON 106 Contextualized Math for the Trades 3
CON 193 Tools, Equipment and Material Handling for the Trade 3
WAF 115 Oxy-Fuel Gas Cutting and Welding for Ironworkers 4
WAF 116 Shielded Metal Arc Welding for Ironworkers 4
WAF 117 Flux Cored Arc Welding for Ironworkers 4
Total 24
Total Credits Required

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