Ironworkers Pre-Apprenticeship (CTPAIW)

Certificate

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.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2018-19 | 2019-20 | 2020-21

2020-2021 Academic Requirements

 

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.

 

All courses must be completed with a C or better.

 
Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Welding and Fabrication Dept
Advisors
Glenn Kay II
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
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Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
WAF 110   Ironworker Pre-Apprenticeship Orientation and Safety 2
WAF114   Ironworker Pre-Apprenticeship Introduction to Welding 3
WAF116   Ironworker Pre-Apprenticeship Shielded Metal Arc Welding 4
WAF117   Ironworker Pre-Apprenticeship Flux Cored Arc Welding 4
WAF119   Ironworker Pre-Apprenticeship Rigging and Cranes 2
WAF120   Ironworker Pre-Apprenticeship Print Reading and Contextualized Math 2
Total 17
Total Credits Required
17