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 Sheet Metal Apprenticeship

In the building industry, the Sheet Metal, Electrical, Steamfitting and Plumbing
trades are called the mechanical trades. Skilled Sheet Metal works, although they
do not actually erect the structure, add the structure’s functional parts and materials such as gutters, down spouts, chimney flashings, cornices and heating ducts, ventilating and air conditioning. These workers may also do architectural and decorative metal work.

Trades Covered:

Sheet Metal Worker
Environmental Systems Technician


  • Education: High school graduates or GED® (submit copy)
  • Age: 18 or high school graduate at 17, no maximum
  • Test: Available at employer request
    Assessment math and reading tests/NWTC
  • Accuplacer Bench Mark Scores:  Arithmetic - 55 and Reading/Comp - 66
  • License: Valid driver's license (submit copy)
  • Completed application


Length of Contract

  • 5 years of not less than 10,000 hours                                    
  • On-the-job training (OJT) - 7,500 hours with a skilled craftsperson as per
  • Exhibit "A." Paid-Related Instruction (Day School) - 500 hours and successful completion of class material and Non-Paid Related Instruction (Night School) - 300 hours.  80% attendance is required for each class to receive credit.  


contact information 

Jeanne Pecho

Apprenticeship Administrative Assistant
(920) 498-5682 - (800) 422-NWTC, ext 5682 - email Jeanne 

To apply for this apprenticeship, please contact:

Dave Wydeven at (920) 713-6474