Sheet Metal Worker
Trade Coordinator: Cathy Pierson
Sheet metal workers fabricate, layout and install sheet metal products.
- H.S. Diploma or GED®
- Minimum of one year of high school algebra with a grade of 'C' or better (or equivalent)
- Must be at least 18 years of age
Local apprenticeship committee may require additional qualifications.
The work is performed both indoors and out, using scaffolding, ladders, and high lifts, and in awkward positions and cramped spaces. Sheet metal workers may work in shops performing fabrication work or on construction sites, doing installation.
Average Journey Wage
Recommended High School or College Courses:
The apprenticeship agreement combines both the on-the-job experience and classroom related training instruction over a period of four years. A minimum of 144 hours of related training per year is required.