Reinforcing Ironwork

Concrete is arguably our most important construction material.  Properly installed and reinforced, it can safely serve as the supporting structures for large buildings, bridges, dams, and roads. This curriculum teaches the basics of reinforcing materials, along with various tasks related to placing reinforcing materials.

The trainee also learns safe rigging and welding practices.


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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Concrete Reinforcement, Concrete Reinforcement Safety, Rigging Equipment, Rigging Practices, Commercial Blueprints and Oxyfuel Cutting. Purchase Materials


NCCER's assessments evaluate the knowledge of an individual in a specific craft area and provide a prescription for upgrade training when needed. All assessments are based upon the NCCER Curriculum and have been developed in conjunction with subject matter experts from the industry. Click the assessment title below to open its specifications.
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Subject Matter Experts

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.

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This program includes an introduction to several other NCCER crafts, which allows opportunities for further career development.

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