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15.146 Ironworker Training Program
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Snyder Act of 1921, Public Law 67-85, 42 Stat. 208, 25 U.S.C. 13; Indian Adult Vocational Training Act of 1956, Public Law 84-959, 70 Stat. 986, as amended; Public Law 88-230, 77 Stat. 471, 25 U.S.C. 309.
To provide ironworker vocational training, apprenticeships, and job placement to eligible American Indians through the National Ironworkers Training Program, located in Broadview, Illinois.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Eligible American Indians who reside on or near an Indian reservation may receive vocational training in ironworking and assistance with job placement upon completion of the program.
Applicant Eligibility: Applicants must be an American Indian who is a member of a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe, at least 20 years old, possess a high school diploma or General Equivalency Development (GED) Certificate, be in good physical health, and reside on or near an Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Pre-application Coordination: None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: None.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Account Identification: 14-2100-0-1-452.
Over 120 individuals have participated in this program; over 80 completed their training and over 60 of these individuals were subsequently employed as ironworkers.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
25 CFR 26 and 25 CFR 27.
Regional or Local Office: Applications may be filed with the local Bureau of Indian Affairs agency office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog. For direct contact: Mr. Robert Mitacek, Director, National Ironworkers Training Program for American Indians, 1819 Beach Street, Broadview, Illinois 60153. Telephone (708) 345-2344.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
This program provides vocational training and job placement in ironworking to individuals.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Applications are received for both vocational training and direct employment participants. Final determination to fund an application is based on the individual's eligibility.