Sheet Metal Workers Local #435
Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee
In spite of technological changes, the Sheet Metal Worker remains nearly the only building tradesperson to start with raw materials, custom-make complex systems, and then install them. He/she can transform flat sheets of metal into any size or shape that is required by working from a blueprint or verbal instructions.
Being a Sheet Metal Worker involves the fabrication, erection, installation, repairing, replacing and servicing of all HVAC systems and the architectural sheet metal work in the construction industry.
Local #435 Members will gain a knowledge of heating, cooling and ventilation systems, techniques of welding, and the functions of compressors and condensers in the refrigeration cycle. Training included are in areas such as OSHA, hoisting and rigging, plans and spec, soldering, energy management, fire life safety and retrofitting of environmental systems.
Program includes 8,000 hours (approximately 4 years) of on-the-job training and 180 hours of related instruction each year. SMART Local #435 JATC is approved for Veteran Benefits. Military Veterans that qualify for Veteran benefits may receive a benefits directly to them during their term of apprenticeship (www.gibill.va.gov).
Applications for apprenticeship are taken year-round. Please contact SMART Local #435 at the address and phone number listed below or you can print out a application below.
Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be a high school graduate or possess a Certificate of Equivalency (G.E.D.). Applicants must possess the physical ability to perform the duties of the craft. Apprenticeship applicants shall furnish the following along with their application:
1) Birth certificate or reliable information on date of birth.
2) High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate and scores.
3) High school transcript showing grades and attendance.
4) Post-secondary diploma(s), if applicable.
5) Post-secondary transcripts, if applicable.
6) Military discharge and Form DD-214, if applicable.
For any inquiries, questions please call:
Training Center - 904-693-1070 or
Administrative Office - 904-398-1838
SHEET METAL WORKERS JATC
6535 TRADE CENTER DR.
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32254
SMART LOCAL #435
8374 Devoe St.
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32220
To apply for Sheet Metal Workers Local #435 apprenticeship fill out a application and drop off at 8374 Devoe St. Jacksonville, FL 32220