A Sheet Metal Worker fabricates and/or installs a variety of sheet metal products ranging from heating and ventilating ductwork, architectural products on the exterior and interior of buildings, machinery guards, enclosures, and stainless steel kitchen equipment.
The highly skilled Sheet Metal Worker is required to read and interpret blueprints, perform layouts using mathematics and geometry, form and assemble sheet metal products using a variety of seams, including welding, riveting and soldering. The Sheet Metal Worker learns to use a wide variety of raw materials to complete the job.
- Be at least 17 years of age or 16 if enrolled in our School to Apprenticeship program
- Possess a High School Diploma, With Official Transcripts Score’s or GED Certificate With Test Scores
How do I prepare for the trade?
It will be helpful to have completed courses in or possess the following skills:
- Good work ethics
- Mechanical drawing and blueprint reading
- Mathematics – including geometry, algebra and basic trigonometry
- Problem solving skills
What are the program specifics?
- Length of the program is 5 years
- A minimum of 144 hours of related classroom instruction per year
- Great starting pay plus fringe benefits, and earned college credits at no cost
- Apply the last Thursday of every month, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.