Note: The next offering of the Sheet Metal Worker Foundation Program is from Sept 7, 2021 to Feb 4, 2022.
Delivery Mode: BLENDED
- This program will be delivered during COVID-19 as a combination of online and on-campus learning.
- Faculty will notify students of when their attendance on campus will be required.
- We are putting measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see BCIT COVID-19 Return to Operations for details on the mandatory procedures that have been implemented.
- Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.
Sheet metal workers fabricate, assemble, alter and install a variety of sheet metal products. Typical jobs performed by a sheet metal worker include HVAC (Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning) ductwork, industrial sheet metal work, and residential sheet metal work. They also work on hospital and kitchen equipment (stainless steel), industrial exhaust systems, industrial sheet metal work, and roofing and flashing (copper, aluminium, stainless steel and galvanized iron).
Basic theory and related information, along with hands-on shop practice enable students to become competent in fabricating basic sheet metal products.
Sheet metal workers must be able to work at heights. Good physical condition is necessary. Potential students with medical or physical difficulties should contact Accessibility Services to arrange an interview (telephone interview if out of town) with the institute’s rehabilitation specialist, 604-451-6963.
Costs & Supplies
Graduating & Jobs
Students are prepared for entry-level employment in the sheet metal trade. Upon successful completion of the program, students may seek employment as apprentices, often with the support of faculty in connecting with employers.
With a rise in construction activity in BC, employment opportunities for sheet metal workers have also increased. Graduates are finding employment with both union and non-union employers. Apprenticeships are available.
All indicators show that employment in the Sheet Metal trade will continue to be positive in the future.
The below training schedule is for your convenience so you may have a better idea when our future intakes occur. We do our best to keep this training schedule current. We also suggest contacting admission and registration to see if there have been any changes or additions to what is currently being listed.
|Start Date: Sept 7, 2021||End Date: Feb 4, 2022|
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