Certificate of Qualification 452A
“I feel proud when I’m able to let my friends and family know that I built that building. Who can honestly say that?!”
Reinforcing Rodworkers place steel and install materials to reinforce concrete. To do this, they fabricate, handle, sort, cut, bend, rig, place, and tie all materials used to reinforce the concrete, including steel.
Key Skills & Attributes
Strong communication, reading, numeracy & Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to interpret blueprints & specifications
Very good muscular coordination, agility & balance
Willingness to work at various work sites
4000 hours of on-the-job training, supplemented by one 8-week & one 4-week block of in-class technical training.
Select, cut, bend, position and secure steel bars or wire mesh to reinforce concrete
Read blueprints & specifications to lay out work
Safely operate tools & equipment
Unload materials to access, relocate and/or hoist as needed
Direct crane operators with hand signals or radios
Grade 12 Diploma preferred (Grade 10 minimum)
Journeyperson Wage Rate:
Heavy Industrial Construction
Institutional and Commercial Construction
Did you know?
Rebar is used in the construction industry to construct all infrastructure. These structures need to be strong & sturdy, therefore rebar is inserted inside concrete to increase durability.