The Alaska Ironworkers Local 751 started training Alaskans over fifty years ago, when they established their apprenticeship program in Anchorage in 1953. The programs trains ironworkers in all aspects of bridge, structural, ornamental and reinforcing iron for general and structural steel contractors throughout Alaska. The program is a statewide program.
Ironworkers Apprenticeship School Facts
The Alaska Ironworkers Apprenticeship school is located in South Anchorage on Schoon Street. The training program also has a portable training module they use to train in rural areas of Alaska.
The school uses six ironworker instructors, one full time and five part-time to present the curriculum in apprenticeship and journeyman upgrade training. The Ironworkers apprenticeship is a four year, 6000 hour program.