Columbus / South Point Apprenticeship Programs
Today’s sheet metal industry needs highly skilled and motivated workers. Throughout the apprenticeship program you will receive quality training and limitless opportunities to advance. An apprentice learns through classroom study and on-the-job training, Working side by side with a skilled Journeyman. This allows you to gain both practical experience as well as the knowledge you need as you progress through the program.
What's it like to be an Apprentice?
When you enter an apprenticeship, you agree to work in an paid on-the-job training program and attend specialized classes at no cost for four years.
EARN MONEY AND FREE TUITION WHILE YOU LEARN
Equal opportunity for all. Enrollment of minorities in union apprentice programs is about three times the number enrolled in non-union programs, and there are four times as many women enrolled in union training. Graduation rates of minorities and women from union apprentice programs is three times that of non-union programs. The all-trades graduation rate for union apprentice programs was 82.2 percent, compared with 17.8 percent for non-union programs.
All SMART LU#24 Sheet Metal Workers can qualify for many benefits
Health & Welfare (GREAT INSURANCE)
Retirement Savings Plan (Retirement money in your name)
Local Pension Plan (Defined Pension Benefits)
National Pension Plan (Defined Pension Benefits)
Stabilization Agreement of the Sheet Metal Industry (SASMI)
Help if hours are low with Insurance and underemployment compensation
Related Instruction by experienced Journeyman instructors
Apprentices are enrolled and earn college credit through Columbus State
Contact Local 24 Health and Welfare department for more details.
REQUIRMENTS & HOW TO APPLY