Ironworker Training

Apprentice Home

Our apprentice school is located directly behind the Union Hall at 6153 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, LA. The apprenticeship is a three year curriculum. Students will attend class from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Monday and Wednesday night. There are two semesters per year or six semesters for the three year duration.

FIRST YEAR STUDENTS -  225 class hours must be earned in order to move to the next year.
SECOND YEAR STUDENTS -  225 class hours must be earned in order to move to the next year.
THIRD YEAR STUDENTS -  225 class hours must be earned in order to graduate.

Requirements for Students

  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Good Transportation
  • Pass Entrance Exam
  • Must be physically able to perform the work required such as:
    • Wearing safety belt with tools weighing 25-35 pounds
    • Carrying loads of 50 pounds
    • Walking, climbing, lifting, bending, and reaching for an 8 hour day

Apprentice Coordinator - James D. Foster
Regional Coordinator - Aldo A. Duron

Instructors

  • James D. Foster
  • Johnathon M. Bocz
  • Rodolfo R. Rios