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Sheet Metal Construction

Share 50-432-1 Apprenticeship (A) 16 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

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Sheet metal workers add the gutters, downspouts, chimney flashings, skylights, heating, and ventilation and air conditioning systems to buildings. For this occupation you need to learn how to plan and lay out the work from blueprints and sketches. You’ll make patterns and templates and fabricate parts by using hand and power tools. You’ll also assemble and install units. The work includes estimating job costs, maintaining time records, and requisitioning materials, tools and equipment. This apprenticeship requires a long commitment leading to a satisfying career.

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Career Opportunities

  • Estimator
  • Pattern/Template Fabricator
  • Sheet Metal Worker

Estimated Program Cost

Sheet Metal Construction

This program will cost about *
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about *.

Textbooks will cost about *.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


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Sheet Metal Construction

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Program Outcomes
  • Work safely in a variety of work situations.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in welding.
  • Plan for installing sheet metal components according to industry standards.
  • Layout sheet metal components according to specification.
  • Fabricate sheet metal components using a variety of metal fabricating machinery.
  • Interpret trade related documents.
  • Demonstrate proficiency using oxy/fuel and hand plasma cutting (OPTIONAL)
  • Apply principles of air handling systems to EST and TABB (Optional)

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