Local Union 67
A sheet metal apprenticeship is a great way to earn while you learn. Then go to work as a journeyperson sheet metal worker where you’ll have the opportunity to make more money than most college grads, receive excellent benefits, and have no student debt. When becoming an apprentice with the Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 67 apprenticeship program, your career journey will begin immediately. You’ll be part of a robust training program in which you will learn skills in the classroom and then apply those skills in a hands-on, on-the-ground work environment.
$30K – $70K
The average college student accumulates $37,000 in student loan debt, completes college with little to no work experience, and has a starting salary of less than $50,000.
The average union apprentice completes an apprenticeship program with zero loan debt. Apprentices are paid to learn on the job site and receive regular wage increases based on skills gains and other factors. The starting salary after completing a four-year apprenticeship is over $60,000.
The Sheet Metal Workers Local 67 Apprenticeship Program is a 4-year earn-while-you-learn opportunity to receive industry experience and tuition-free classes while working to obtain a journey-person credential.
Apprentices perform 6400+ hours of on-the-job-training as employees of a Local 67 signatory contractor of the Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 67. Work hours are typically 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.
Apprentices are required to attend 800+ hours of classroom education throughout the 4-year program. 8 to 12 hours of apprentice instruction takes place per week from September through April each year. Students learn from professional instructors who possess real industry experience. An iPad, drafting kit, and welding gear are just some of the items provided free of charge to apprentices in order to be successful in school.
Apprentices receive a 5% pay raise every 6 months with passing grades, an acceptable attendance record, and good employer evaluations. Apprentices must remain in good standing with the Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union 67 throughout the apprenticeship program. The Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union No. 67 Apprentice Program is registered and approved by the U. S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.