Ironworkers

Expand your skills and advance your career!

If you’re a member of the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers, you are eligible to:

  • Attend the international union’s annual instructor training program hosted at WCC each July, with +700 attendees from the US and Canada.
  • Take classes online to earn a certificate or associate degree

Qualify to become an Ironworker

Students who successfully complete the 24-credit program qualify to gain entry into an Ironworker Local Union Apprenticeship Training Program where you earn while you learn. Our quality pre-apprenticeship program will teach you the skills needed to be a Union Ironworker across the United States and Canada. Contact us for more information.

Get college credits for your apprenticeship

If you have completed your apprenticeship, you can get college credits for your experience which will help towards your degree. WCC awards credits for 5 approved apprenticeship programs:

Apprenticeship programs:

  • IWA 120 Introduction to Ironwork (3 credits)
  • IWA 122 Ironworker - General Rigging (2 credits)
  • IWA 131 Introduction to Metal Building (2 credits)
  • IWA 161 Introduction to Architectural and Ornamental Ironwork (2 credits)
  • IWA 172 Introduction to Structural Features (4 credits)
  • IWA 201 Introduction to Welding (3 credits)
  • IWA 224 Labor and Trade History (1 credit)
  • IWA 235 Advanced Metal Building (2 credits)
  • IWA 120 Introduction to Ironwork (3 credits)
  • IWA 122 Ironworker - General Rigging (2 credits)
  • IWA 141 Introduction to Reinforcing Ironwork (3 credits)
  • IWA 201 Introduction to Welding (3 credits)
  • IWA 224 Labor and Trade History (1 credit)
  • IWA 241 Advanced Reinforcing Ironwork (7 credits)
  • IWA 120 Introduction to Ironwork (3 credits)
  • IWA 122 Ironworker - General Rigging (2 credits)
  • IWA 151 Rigging/Machinery Mover I (3 credits)
  • IWA 155 Rigging/Machinery Mover II (3 credits)
  • IWA 191 Reinforced Iron and Structures for Rigging (4 credits)
  • IWA 201 Introduction to Welding (3 credits)
  • IWA 224 Labor and Trade History (1 credit)
  • IWA 120 Introduction to Ironwork (3 credits)
  • IWA 122 Ironworker - General Rigging (2 credits)
  • IWA 131 Introduction to Metal Building (2 credits)
  • IWA 161 Introduction to Architectural and Ornamental Ironwork (2 credits)
  • IWA 201 Introduction to Welding (3 credits)
  • IWA 224 Labor and Trade History (1 credit)
  • IWA 120 Introduction to Ironwork (3 credits)
  • IWA 122 Ironworker - General Rigging (2 credits)
  • IWA 131 Introduction to Metal Building (2 credits)
  • IWA 141 Introduction to Reinforcing Ironwork (3 credits)
  • IWA 155 Rigging/Machinery Mover II (3 credits)
  • IWA 161 Introduction to Architectural and Ornamental Ironwork (2 credits)
  • IWA 172 Introduction to Structural Features (4 credits)
  • IWA 201 Introduction to Welding (3 credits)
  • IWA 224 Labor and Trade History (1 credit)
  • IWA 272 Advanced Structural Features (3 credits)

How to get your credits:

Mailing Address:

Washtenaw Community College
Student Records - Union Trades
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800

Fax:
(734) 677-5197