An ironworkers' education does not stop when his or her apprenticeship ends. Journeyman ironworkers are eligible to take advanced courses.
Experienced ironworkers can become certified welders, advance to foreman and superintendent and can become leaders in their local union.

Local 22 Indianapolis, IN Pascal Kateme (317) 635-4766
Local 44 Cincinnati, OH James Hyden (859) 586-2100
Local 70 Louisville, KY Blair Cissell (502) 634-3348
Local 147 Fort Wayne, IN Ron Starkey (206) 484-8514
Local 172 Columbus, OH Todd Strope (614) 497-0550
Local 290 Dayton, OH Mike Yauger (937) 222-1622
Local 292 South Bend, IN Charles Novacek (574) 288-9033
Local 769 Ashland, KY Michael Blakeman (606) 929-9656
Local 787 Parkersburg, WV Brad Winans (304) 485-6231