What do I have to do to get into this great program?
Be 18 years of age or older.
Have an interest in the Ironworking
Be prepared to complete 11 weeks of training.
a Birth Certificate & Degree of Indian Blood.
Provide a doctor's form stating
you are physically fit to perform construction work and are drug free.(must use our physical form)
a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Provide a copy of drivers license if you have one.
Be able to read and write the English Language.
Be able to start working within 6 months. (This includes having transportation
and in most cases a driver's license.
To apply go to your local Native American
employment or training office such as TERO, WIA, AVT, ect. (Check our links or call your Tribe for one
APPLICATION MUST BE SIGNED BY APPLICANT AND AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE.
ATTACH THESE DOCUMENTS WITH APPLICATION
OF INDIAN BLOOD
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED
COMPLETED PHYSICAL WITH DRUG TEST
use attached form)
5. GENERAL INFORMATION FORM (attached)
Drivers License (or an explanation as to when one will be obtained)
Due to the remote locations of many
jobsites a driver's license and a car can be a important factor in being placed as an apprentice and will be considered
in the approval process.
APPLICATION AND DOCUMENTS MUST BE MAILED
TO US BY THE AGENCY REPRSENTATIVE.
Note: We do not have an application but accept the agencies
General Program Information
All students arrive as singles at the training center.
Family members can join the student at the place of employment
following the completion of training
Students will be housed in a location convenient to the training center.
A subsistence allowance of $205.00 per week will be provided.
The student is required to pay for housing, meals, and incidentals from this allowance.
Rent is $125.00 per week.
The training and placement of students is provided by the Ironworkers Training Program for American
Indians and the Ironworkers International Association in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian
Due to remote locations of many jobsites a drivers license and a car can be very important and will
be considered during our approval process.
Each Student will be provided with work boots in order to carry out the hands-on portion
of the training safely.
Training is conducted by qualified Ironworker instructors. These instructors, who also train Apprentices
and Journeymen, are Ironworker Journeymen and have served as foremen and superintendents for various signatory contractors.
Since the inception of this program over three thousand Native American Indians have registered to
participate. Listed below are Tribes whose members have participated in the program.
Hualapai Indian Tribe,
Lac Courtes Oreilles,
Lac du Flambeau Band,
Moapa Band of
Lake Paiute Tribe,
Red Cliff Band,
Rosebud Sioux Tribe,
Sac and Fox,
Salish Kootanai, San Carlos Apache,
St. Regis Band
Three Affiliated Tribes,
Turtle Mountain Band,
White Mountain Apache Tribe,
Yankton Sioux Tribe
IRONWORKERS TRAINING PROGRAM FOR AMERICAN INDIANS
Date of Birth:____________ Sex_________ Race____________ WT. ______ HT______________
What kind of work or training is contemplated? ____________________________________________________
(Dusty work, lead, chemicals, etc. ) ____________________________________________
Past medical history:
Illness, surgeries, lung diseases, Bone injuries, Back strains, blood clots,ect. ____________________________________________________________________
Applicants Signature: ____________________________________________________________
Indicates Normal or negative findings
Pulse Rate ________
Resp. Rate _________
Right eye ___________
Left eye __________________
Tonsils______________ Teeth_____________Thyroid _____________
Nervous System:________ _______________________________________________________
Back (spine): ________________
_________________________________Varicose Veins _________________________
Extremities: ( Deformities, Limitations of motion)
Laboratory: (urine, Blood)
Individual has been
tested for drugs:
qualified: ____________________ Physically Disqualified:_____________________
Remarks and Recommendations: _________________________________________________________________________________
Name, address and phone # of Clinic or Hospital