Training to become a Sheet Metal Worker requires an apprenticeship of 8,280 hours on the job work experience and 720 hours of in-school training.
In Ontario, the trade is part of the Interprovincial Red Seal Program—the national standard for the trade across Canada. See www.red-seal.ca
Some of the duties a Sheet Metal Worker might do include:
- interpreting and designing residential, commercial and industrial duct systems
- cutting and welding
- installing heating, ventilation and air-conditioning components and systems
- installing roofing and architectural metal
- fabricating and installing industrial components and systems
Visit this government of Ontario site to learn more about Sheet Metal Workers.
Like other apprenticeships, you earn while you learn. The Canada Learning Bond can be used to help with the costs of apprenticeship.