Apprenticeship

Sheet Metal is a compulsory* Red seal, Inter-provincial trade

To graduate from each level of the apprenticeship program, an apprentice must
successfully complete the required technical training and compile enough on-the-job experience to total at least 1800 hours each year. Total trade time required is 7200 hours and at least 4 years in the trade.

As an Apprentice member of the SMART Local 296, you will be reimbursed for the cost of training, including tuition, books and drafting kits upon successful completion of each level.

Apprentice Year 1

Apprentice Year 2

Apprentice Year 3

Apprentice year 4

*A compulsory trade is a trade where you must be a registered apprentice or a certified journeyperson. In the five compulsory trades of construction, electrician, plumber, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic, sheet metal worker and sprinkler fitter, employees must register in MyATC on their first day of employment and can work no more than six months or 900 hours before they must be indentured as an apprentice.