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A person entering the Sheet Metal trade with little or no experience is called an apprentice. Apprentices who undergo four to five years of classroom instruction and on-the-job training. After successfully completing the required testing, on-the-job-training and classroom instruction time, Sheet Metal Workers Local 24 apprentices become journeymen.

Sheet Metal Workers Local 24 is proud to provide our contractors with only the highest-quality sheet metal workers, who undergo a rigorous union apprenticeship and then throughout their career, receive journeyman upgrade training.

Our Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committees (J.A.T.C.) are a labor-management effort between Local 24 and its partner contractors. The JATCs are a labor-management trust fund that administers the Union Sheet Metal Industry’s world-class, certified and accredited Apprenticeship and Journeyman upgrade-training programs.

Member training is conducted in state-of-the-art Sheet Metal Training Centers, where apprentices learn the techniques they will need to be successful in the industry with the most up-to-date skills and knowledge available. This is also the place where journeymen continue their education and upgrade skills.

Apprentice Training for Sheet Metal Workers
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