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How do I become a Union Sheet Metal Worker?

To become a journeyman sheet metal worker, you have to first become an apprentice sheet metal worker. As an apprentice, you will be enrolled in a four year program, with a starting wage of 45% of the journeyman wage scale. Each year, as you progress through your apprenticeship and become more skilled at the trade, you will receive a 5% wage increase.

Each year of your apprenticeship, you will be required to attend five weeks of day-time training (one week every seven weeks). While in training, you can collect unemployment compensation (if eligible) and you will receive college credit from CCAC (Community College of Allegheny County).

Click this link to read more about how to enter the Sheet Metal Workers apprenticeship program:

Local Union #12 JATC Apprentice Program

Sheet Metal Workers' Local Union #12
1200 Gulf Lab Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Phone: (412)828-5300
Fax: (412)828-9363

Coordinators Office
Phone: (412)828-1386
Fax: (412)828-2124

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