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Ironworker

The ironworker - generalist branch was discontinued on September 1, 2017. An apprentice registered in this program before this date has until August 31, 2023 to successfully complete ironworker - generalist journeyperson certification.  

If an apprentice is cancelled, the individual has 30 days to contact AIT to be reinstated. After 30 days, they may be reinstated or counselled to re-apply in one of three active ironworker apprenticeship programs:  ironworker (metal building systems erector)ironworker (reinforcing), or ironworker (structural/ornamental) and complete 1,620 hours per period. 

Apprentices registered in the ironworker generalist program on or after September 1, 2017 will not be reinstated and will need to reapply in one of three active ironworker apprenticeship programs:  ironworker (metal building systems erector)ironworker (reinforcing), or ironworker (structural/ornamental)and complete 1,620 hours per period. 

Previously earned technical training credits and on-the-job hours under the ironworker – generalist apprenticeship program may be transferred to any of the three active ironworker apprenticeship programs.

Find out which ironworker generalist credentials are recognized in Alberta.