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Apprenticeship / Trades

Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet metal workers design, fabricate, assemble, install and repair sheet metal products. For more information, see the Trades and Occupations section of Alberta's Tradesecrets website.

Contact

Any of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Client Service Offices located throughout Alberta. For a list of office locations and telephone numbers, click on "Contact Us" on the home page of the Tradesecrets website (tradesecrets.alberta.ca).

Legislation

Under Alberta's Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act and Sheet Metal Worker Trade Regulation, you must have a certificate that is recognized by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training or be a registered apprentice to design, fabricate, assemble, install or repair sheet metal products in Alberta.

What You Need

The term of apprenticeship for apprentice sheet metal workers in Alberta is four years (four 12 month periods) with 1,425 hours of on-the-job training and ten weeks of technical training in each ear. Apprentices must find suitable employers who are willing to hire and train apprentices, and successfully complete technical training examinations.

Working in Alberta

Sheet metal workers from other provinces and territories can work in Alberta if they hold a certificate or license recognized by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board. For more information, see the Recognized Trade Certificates page of the Tradesecrets website.

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