Ironworkers (structural/ornamental) install and reinforce structural/ornamental steel components, precast structural concrete members and glued laminate timber products in commercial, industrial, institutional and large residential buildings, towers, bridges and stadiums. They erect pre-engineered buildings and ornamental ironwork.
Designation Year: 2006
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK
Trade title: Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental), in BC, NB, NL, NS, PE, SK
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Ironworker (QC), Ironworker - Structural and Ornamental (AB, ON)
View the National Standard that is being used as the basis for the current Red Seal exams. New exams that are based on the new standard are currently under development.
Discover the essential skills ironworkers (structural/ornamental) need to succeed in their trade.
Find regional information about jobs, average wages, and other news at Explore Careers for the Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental) trade.
Learn what you need to do to Get Ready for your Red Seal Exam.
Try the sample Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental) examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental) Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental).
View information that guides the technical training for this trade in the Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental) Interprovincial Program Guide.
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