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Ironworker (Generalist)

Trade Description:

Ironworkers are skilled tradespeople with a range of skills. They erect structural steel components, reinforce steel, post tension tendons, install conveyors and robotic equipment and perform reconstructive work on existing structures and bridges. The full range of tasks as an ironworker includes planning and co-ordination of equipment, materials and human resources; construction and demolition of structures; and storage and inventory of materials and equipment.

Construction contractors, insulation contractors, and industrial plants are major employers of ironworkers.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
National Occupational Analysis

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
3 1,800 9-7-9


Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document RSOS Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three

Red Seal Exam Information

Red Seal Exam Breakdown Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide (Online)
Sample Exams Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide (PDF)
Types of Exam Questions Red Seal Exam Preparation Guide

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
4.5 8,100 No
PDF Document Employer Declaration | PDF Document Employer Declaration (FR)
PDF Document Statutory Declaration | PDF Document Statutory Declaration (FR)

Designated Trainers:

PDF Document Work Experience Form