Apprenticeship Training Program

Interprovincial Name

Ironworker (Reinforcing) Interprovincial Standard - Red Seal NOC (7236)

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English Provincial and Territorial Trade Names
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Ironworker (Reinforcing) Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark
Reinforcing Rodworker Check Mark
Reinforcing Steel Erector Check Mark
French Provincial and Territorial Trade Names
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Monteur/monteuse de charpentes en acier (barres d’armature) Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark
Monteur ou monteuse de barres d'armature Check Mark
Ferrailleur/ferrailleuse Check Mark
Monteur/monteuse de charpentes d'acier (barres d'armature) Check Mark

Please note that the abbreviations for the provinces use the Canada Post standard.

Part A - General Information
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Red Seal designated (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Training Provided (Yes/No) No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Term - Years and Total Hours N/A 2 (3600) 3600 2000 2 (4000) 2 (3600) 2 (3000) 2 (3600)
Part A - General Information : Education/Entrance Requirements
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Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Available (Yes/No) Click 'Yes' for more information No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Accreditation Process Available (Yes/No) No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Technical Training Required (Yes/No) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Training Delivery Methods - Block Release (BR); Individualized (I); Both (B) BR BR I BR BR BR BR
If Block Release: Number of Periods/Total Weeks 2/15 2/12 2/12 2/14 2/12 2/14
Total Hours 360 420 360 420
Total Theory Hours 480 176 210
Total Shop/Lab Hours 184 210
If Individualized: Total Hours 735
Day/Hour Release No
Fixed Entry/Open Exit No
Flexible/Distance Education No
Other Yes*
Pre-Employment Training - Compulsory (C); Voluntary (V); Not Available (NA) NA NA NA NA C NA NA NA NA
Train-the-Trainer Program for Journeypersons Supervising Apprentices (Yes/No) No Yes No No Yes No No No No
Ratio - Journeyperson/Apprentice - Indicate Actual Ratio or Variable (V) N/A 1:1 1:1 5:1 1:1, 2:1 1:2 1:2 VAR
Journeyperson Certification Available - Compulsory (C); Voluntary (V); Not Available (NA) V V V V C V V C V
See more details about the Education/Entrance Requirements
This table indicates what the education/entrance requirements are for each province
Newfoundland and Labrador

Certification only - no apprenticeship available.

Nova Scotia

Grade 12 or equivalent.

Prince Edward Island

Certification only.

New Brunswick

Grade 12. A High School Diploma or an Adult High School Diploma or a G.E.D. Certificate of High School Equivalency, or equivalent as determined by the Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Board.


Apprenticeship and qualification program administered by the Commission de la construction du Québec. All trade program graduates who have guaranteed employment may be issued an apprentice competency certificate. Non-graduates selected for apprenticeship must have the Secondary III (Grade 9) academic prerequisites and are required to undergo 150 hours of training each year. Apprenticeship in this trade consists of learning on the job and any vocational training needed to develop trade-related competencies.


Grade 10 or equivalent.


Your grade twelve diploma (with no modified classes) or GED 12 is your guarantee that you meet the educational entrance requirements for apprenticeship in Saskatchewan. Minimum requirements for the Ironworker (Reinforcing) Trade are all Math 10 and Science 10. Applicants for apprenticeship or upgrading training whose first language is not English must have a minimum Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six (CLB6).  *Math (one of the following): WA (workplace and Apprenticeship); F (Foundations); P (Pre-calculus) or a Math at the indicated level (no modified or general math).


English 10-2 • Math 10-3 OR • A pass mark in all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests OR • Entrance Exam

British Columbia

Recommended Education: Grade 10 or equivalent including English 10, Math 10, and Science 10. Preferred: Grade 12.


Northwest Territories
Part B - Curriculum Resources
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Occupational Analysis - National (N); Province/Territory (P/T); Both (B); Not Available (NA) N N N N P/T B N P/T P/T
Province/Territory Skill Profile Chart (Yes/No) No No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Program Outline (Yes/No) No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprentice On-The-Job Training Standards/Record Book (Yes/No) No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Province/Territory Journeyperson Course Outline(s) - Upgrading (UG); Updating (UD); Both (B); Not Available (NA) NA NA NA NA B NA NA NA NA
Modularized Learning Resource Materials (Yes/No) No No No No No No No No No
Part C - Assessment/Examination Resources
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Province/Territory In-School Level Practical Examinations (Yes/No) No No No No No No No No No
Province/Territory Level Written Examinations (Yes/No) No No No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Province/Territory Journeyperson Examination(s) - Written (W); Practical (P); Both (B); Not Available (NA) NA NA NA W W W W W NA
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