Apprenticeship Calendar

2019 SECOND SEMESTER CLASS SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS

August 5th - 16th: Safety & Orientation

August 26th - Sept. 6th: Rebar & Blueprints

September 16th - 27th: Rigging & Cranes 

October 7th - 18th: Welding Class (note that while this class is in session, the shop will be closed to the membership)

November 4th - 15th: Architectural & Ornamental 

December 2nd - 13th: Structural 1 

Saturday Classes

Please note that Saturday classes begin at 8 a.m.

To sign up for the Saturday class contact the Apprenticeship office to get on the list

Survival of the Fittest: August 17th

Foreman Training: September 7th & 28th

OSHA 30: October 4th-5th & 25th-26th (You must be on time and attend all 4 days to get the OSHA 30 & limited space. Be sure to sign up)

COMET: November 9th 

Make-up Days

August 17th

Sept. 7th &28th

October 19th

November 9th

December 14th


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.  

  • 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