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Build Your Career in the Sheet Metal Industry

Life isn’t meant to be spent behind a desk. Find your ideal career in the sheet metal industry. Sure, you may get your hands dirty, but at the end of the day, you’ll enjoy a comfortable lifestyle and the satisfaction of a job well done.

As a sheet metal worker, you’ll benefit from great pay, great benefits, and the freedom to work on a variety of exciting projects throughout the region. How many professions can offer all that?

Before you can go to work, you need the right training. The best training available from the two organizations that know sheet metal best – Sheet Metal Workers Local 110 and Kentucky Sheet Metal Contractors Association, KSMCA. Together, we created the Sheet Metal Workers Training School, Kentucky’s premier apprenticeship and educational programs. 

The Training Ground for a Growing Field

Knowledge passed from journeyman to apprentice. It has been the foundation of Sheet Metal Workers Local 110.

Local 110 takes tradition one step further by offering apprentices a place where they can get the best training from the best instructors using the best technologies in the field. At this same place, experienced journeymen are offered the ongoing training they need to stay on top of the latest sheet metal technologies and stand out in the field.

Sheet Metal Apprenticeships Start Here

The Sheet Metal Workers Local 110 Apprenticeship is a 5 year program. Classes are 2 times a month along with over 6000 hours of On-the Job Training and pay raises every 6 months.

Local 110 averages 65 to 75 apprentices in the program every year. Each of these apprentices receives 5 years of instruction combined with jobsite experiences to equal 6000 training hours in the following areas: 

  • Layout
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Computer-aided drafting (CAD)
  • Foreman training
  • AWS-certified welding
  • Blueprint reading
  • Drafting
  • Architectural sheet metal
  • OSHA Safety 
  • Codes
  • HVAC Fabrication and Installation

With the right mix of training, you’ll receive a comprehensive education in sheet metal you can’t find at trade schools or community colleges.


Continuing Education

Journeymen must undergo a minimum 6 hours of continuous education classes every year to keep their HVAC licenses current.