Sheet Metal Institute

THE LEADER IN THE RECRUITMENT, EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF SKILLED CRAFTSPEOPLE IN THE SHEET METAL INDUSTRY.
 

The Sheet Metal Institute offers unmatched training in the sheet metal industry.  Our dedicated team provides the highest level of training to ensure our apprentices and journeypersons enjoy successful careers while offering our contractors the best trained workforce in the industry.  Our facilities are state-of-the-art, but like any great organization, our greatest asset is our people. Our full-time staff has more than 200 years of sheet metal experience and 40 years of teaching experience. 

 

OUR CAMPUSES

We offer classes for apprentices and journeypersons at our Portland and Springfield campuses. We are an American Welding Society (AWS) Accredited Test Facility.

CERTIFICATIONS

Some of the many certifications we offer include: OSHA 30, welding, brazing, testing, adjusting & balancing (TAB), EPA/CFC, FA/CPR, rigging, signaling, service (NATE/NAFA).

PHOTO GALLERY

Sheet metal work can be seen in commercial, industrial, and residential buildings everywhere. Explore the gallery of projects that have been built by our apprentices and graduates.

APPRENTICESHIP

We offer two STATE-REGISTERED apprenticeship programs: Sheet Metal Worker and Service Systems Technician. Learn what it means to be an apprentice and how to apply.

Discover. Commit. Contribute.

 

The sheet metal trade is one of the most varied and diversified of all the skilled trades.  As a union sheet metal worker, you will belong to a skilled, technical craft that works with other building tradespeople to construct commercial, industrial, and residential buildings.  You’ll be part of creating something that is long lasting and enhances the quality of life for many people.

Our Discover. Commit. Contribute. video provides an overview of the opportunities and responsibilities of this amazing industry.