APprenticeship

School Contact
Jim Gauvin, Training Director
2800 Merritt Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21222

Phone: 410-282-6650
Fax: 410-284-6801

Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Ironworkers’ Local 16 Joint Apprentice and Journeyman Training Program to train efficient and highly skilled Ironworkers in numbers that will adequately supply the needs of the construction industry throughout the Baltimore region. The purpose of apprenticeship is to ensure careful selection of persons entering the trade to ensure diversity and to train those persons so that they will be equipped for profitable, safe employment and good citizenship. Further, to assure qualified workers are provided to the signatory contractors to the end that the public may receive the highest quality product available. 

Application Process
Applications will be accepted Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM daily at the Apprenticeship Training. 

To apply for the program, the applicant must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license and High School Diploma or GED equivalency at the time of application. You must apply in person. All applicants accepted into the program shall be submitted to a drug test.

If you are not selected for the program, your application will remain active.

All active applications are kept on file. All inactive applications are kept on file for five years and after which they are destroyed in compliance with the Dept. of Labor guidelines.

Apprentice Schedule: 
All classes will begin in September and end in June of the following year.

Drug Testing Policy:
“Each person selected for admission into the apprenticeship program must pass a pre-employment drug screening. All apprentices are then subject to random drug testing throughout their four year apprenticeship.”

Apprenticeship Training School:
School 2008 Merritt Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21222.
Phone: 410-282-6650