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Architectural Sheet Metal


An Architectural Sheet Metal program teaches a student how to work with metal and translucent sheets, insulation, ventialtors, gutters, skylights, metal doors, etc.. A student in the Architectural Sheet Metal program will become well versed in welding, understanding blue prints, field erection, and shop safety procedures.

A student will also become accustomed to operating hoisting devices, erections devices, and fastening devices. After completion of the program, a student will be able to install, weld, burn, cut, layout, caulk, fasten, repair, hoist and rig any of the materials used. The Architectural Sheet Metal program will generally take 2 years to complete.

Careers

Drafters
Wage: $44,490
10 Year Growth Rate: 6.1%
Self Employed: 5.0%
Unemployment Rate: 3.8%
Employed Part Time: 5.9%

Education Requirements:
Postsecondary vocational award
Sheet Metal Workers
Wage: $43,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 6.7%
Self Employed: 4.7%
Unemployment Rate: 7.1%
Employed Part Time: 4.2%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training