Sheet Metal Technology
Enroll in the Sheet Metal Technology program and look forward to union salary and benefits.
Degree-earning student wages start at $29.66 per hour. Bates Technical Colleges’ Sheet Metal Program has been training students for 77 years. This program was one of the first ten programs started at Bates when the college opened the doors to meet the community’s need for skilled workers back in 1941. This program is the only one in the region that prepares students for direct entry into the Local 66 apprenticeship. Upon completion, graduates are credited one full year towards their apprenticeship. Get started today.
Career Advisor: Jim Field253-680-7002 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: South Campus Hours: 7:30AM - 3:00PM
Program Length: Six Quarters
- National Median Salary$48,460
- National Potential Annual Job Openings17,300
This information is base on data from April 2020. For updated information, visit careeronestop, a database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.
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Associate of Applied Science
SHEET METAL TECHNOLOGY
CIP: 48.0506 EPC: 811
Bates offers the only program in the region that prepares students for apprenticeship employment in the sheet metal industry. Customer projects completed in the classroom, shop, and the field, provide students with the necessary foundational skills to succeed in this high demand and rewarding occupation. Instruction includes equipment operation, fabrication and installation of various ventilation systems, blueprint reading, computer-aided drafting, air distribution, and material handling. This is a pre-apprenticeship program for the Western Washington Sheet Metal Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.
Students who complete all required elements of the selected Sheet Metal Technology course offerings will be awarded direct entry into the Western Washington Sheet Metal JATC Local 66 building trades or residential apprenticeship program. Students will be placed at the end of the out of work list. Prior educational credits are recognized upon entrance into the apprenticeship.
Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.
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