The term of apprenticeship for a sheet metal worker is 4 years (four 12-month periods) including a minimum of 1500 hours of on-the-job training and 10 weeks of technical training each year. Note : The sheet metal worker trade became a dual certification trade in September with the addition of gasfitter-Class B content and exams. The mission of the Journeyman and Apprentice Training Center is to provide the best possible training of apprentices and journeypersons to produce quality craftsmen for the future workforce. Apprentices train for five years to become journeypersons, during which time they attend the JATC and work on the job as an apprentice.

They also work with fiberglass and plastic materials. Although some workers specialize in fabrication, installation of maintenance, most do all three jobs. Sheet Metal Workers also fabricate metal used in paint ovens and spray booths. Requirements: High school diploma or GED; Must be at least 18 years of age; $40 non-refundable, application fee Tradesmen International is currently in need of Sheet Metal Apprentices. Responsible for working with a Sheet Metal Mechanic in creating and installing building parts made of sheet metal. Installs and repairs heating and air conditioning ducts, roofing, stainless steel appliances, siding, and metal partitions.