- Enjoy working with your hands?
- Have above average mechanical and math skills?
- Understand spatial relationships?
- Like solving problems?
- Have excellent work and study habits?
- Work well in teams?
- Work responsibly?
- Have a high school diploma or GED?
If you answered YES to all of these questions, keep reading to learn more about a rewarding career in the sheet metal industry.
When you enter an apprenticeship, you agree to work in an on-the-job training program and
attend specialized classes for between four and five years. As an apprentice, you:
- Earn a good salary while learning your trade – a salary that increases as your skills
and knowledge increase
- Pay little to no tuition costs or fees
- Receive books and other educational material free of charge
- Learn from instructors who have hands-on experience in the sheet metal industry
- Put everything you learn to work right away—your career begins with your apprenticeship
- Graduate without student loan debt