Apprenticeship Calendar

2018 FALL CLASS SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS

August 6th - 17th: Safety & Orientation

August 27th - September 7th: Rebar & Blueprints

September 24th - October 5th: Architectural & Ornamental

October 8th-19th: Welding Class (The weld shop will be closed to the rest of the membership while welding class takes place)

October 29th - November 9th: Rigging & Cranes

November 27th- December 7th: Structural 2

Ironworkers Local Union 808 Joint Apprenticeship program is accredited by:  Orange County Public School System and the State of Florida Bureau of Job Training.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN IRONWORKER APPRENTICE PLEASE READ ALL THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE:  WE WILL NOT CALL YOU

  • Once we are ready to look at applications for the apprenticeship we will send you an email. 

  • We give you two weeks to respond before you are purged from the applicant pool. Your application will only be kept if you respond to the email that will be sent out prior to scheduling for interviews.

  • We typically do interviews December and July or as the demand for manpower on jobs dictate.

You MUST have the following documents with you when you show up for the interview. NO DOCUMENTS NO INTERVIEW.

  • Birth Certificate to prove you are at least 18 years old.

  • High School Diploma or GED (high school transcripts will also be accepted)

  • Social Security Card (we will also accept the document from the Social Security office that you have requested a new card)

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Two Letters of recommendation from previous employers, school counselor, teachers or Ironworkers that are sponsoring you.

  • OSHA 10 for new construction not the general industry 

  • You must be physically capable to do the work. Lift & carry heavy objects, walk over rough surfaces, climb ladders and stairs, pull, bend, kneel & reach. 
  • You must be comfortable working at extreme heights, long hours and able to work in extreme heat, cold, muddy dirty conditions if necessary.

You will be required to pass a drug tests upon acceptance to the program and submit to random testing throughout your career.


Interested in becoming an Iron Worker?  Take the first step by calling our Apprenticeship Office at:  (407) 859-0321