A breakdown of the courses required to become a Local 46 Apprentice.
First Year (186 total hours)

Pre-training (28 total hours)

  • Introduction 4 hours class / 10 hours shop
  • OSHA 10 10 hours class
  • Scaffold 4 hours class

1st Trimester (72 total hours)

  • Rebar 48 hours class / 24 hours shop

2nd Trimester (48 total hours)

  • Inside/Black Iron 24 hours class / 24 hours shop

3rd Trimester (38 total hours)

  • Math for Iron Workers 30 hours class
  • First Aid/CPR 8 hours class
Second Year (188 total hours)

1st Trimester (60 total hours)

  • History 60 hours class

2nd Trimester (48 total hours)

  • Unbonded Post Tensioning 40 hours class / 8 hours

3rd Trimester (80 total hours)

  • Blueprint Reading 48 hours class
  • Survival of the Fittest / Foreman Training 32 hours class
Third Year (158 total hours)

1st Trimester (30 total hours)

  • OSHA 30 30 hours class

2nd Trimester (80 total hours)

  • Rigging – 20 hours class / 20 hours shop or field
  • Cranes 20 hours class / 20 hours shop or field

3rd Trimester (48 total hours)

  • Wire Lath 24 hours class / 24 hours shop