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The Local 580 Apprenticeship Journeyman Educational Fund (AJEF) is a program that is dedicated to training. With the state of art training facility, we can produce highly skilled ornamental ironworkers to stay ahead of our competition.

Our apprentice program is registered with the New York State Depart of Labor. This is a 3-year program with a total of 638 related classroom hours. The goal is to graduate these apprentices into journeymen ironworkers. The Journeymen Upgrading Program offers over 19 classes to those who want to keep their skills razor sharp.

Documents and Forms (for Local580 members only):

Apprentice Time Sheet for 80% Jobs

Apprentice Contact Information Form 


Apprenticeship News

Expiring Certificates - (3/23/2015)

Attention 580 members, please be aware that the following certificates expire:

OSHA-10 and OSHA-30 expire 5 years from day you took the class.

4 and 32 HOUR SUPPORTED SCAFFOLD, and 16 and 32 HOUR SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD expire 4 years from the day you took the class.

16 HOUR RIGGING WORKER and 32 HOUR RIGGING SUPERVISOR expire 4 years from the day you took the class.

WELDING DOB expires every 3 years from the issued date.

AWS CERTIFICATION (HEADQUARTERS) expires 30 days before expiration date indicated on the card.

AWS CERTIFICATION (INTERNATIONAL) expires 1 year from the issued date, submit 30 days before expiration date.

BURNING & FIREWATCH expires every 3 years from the day you took the test.

M.T.A. TRACK TRAINING expires every 2 years from the day you took the class.

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