Hazmat Workers play a vital role across commercial, residential, and industrial domains. Their tasks, carried out with a strong safety commitment, encompass secure work practices, site enclosure construction, equipment protection, decontamination chamber setup, safe hazardous material handling and cleaning, final cleanup, enclosure, and chamber dismantling, post-tear-down cleaning, site enclosure demobilization, and protective environmental adherence.
Apprenticeship programs are co-sponsored by the IUPAT/iFTI and are designed to give you the advanced practical skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the skilled trades.
Hybrid Learning Approach
Curriculum: Union introduction, finishing trades, health & safety, leadership, and professional development. Minimum 102 hours of classroom instruction.
Curriculum: Union introduction, finishing trades, health & safety, leadership, and professional development. Minimum 144 hours of classroom instruction.
Apprentice Curriculum: Union introduction, finishing trades, safety, leadership/professional development.
Assessment: hands-on/written tests, job performance.
While a typical apprenticeship lasts up to three weeks, enough experience in your craft can make this process much shorter.Pay and Benefits
Pay and Benefits
Advance your career with training and immediate pay/benefits. Earn While You Learn. Start building your desired life without school debt.
The average pay for an IUPAT Hazmat Worker is $37.00/hr.. This is 12% above the national average.
- Health Insurance
- Training & Skill Development
- Retirement Benefits
Training for a Lifetime
IUPAT members have access to continuous training to stay current in their craft. Stay ahead of the curve, advance throughout your career, and remain in high demand.Join the Union
Join the Union
Explore some of the careers we offer by clicking the link below. Alternatively, reach out to your local IUPAT District Council to learn more.