Sheet Metal Institute

Additional Documentation

Any additional training, experience, or credentials you provide can help improve your ranking (score) on our Pool(s) of Eligibles.

 

DD214                               = 10 points

 

CTE (shop) classes              = 5 points each (15 points max)

Welding, metals, woods, drafting, automotive, robotics, etc.

 

1 yr Geometry                   = 4 points for C’s, 6 for B’s, 8 for A’s

1 term at a community college counts as 1 year. If you took a class that covered the subject but does not show up in the course title on your transcript, get a letter from the teacher/school.

 

1 yr Trigonometry              = 4 points for C’s, 6 for B’s, 8 for A’s

1 term at a community college counts as 1 year. If you took a class that covered the subject but does not show up in the course title on your transcript, get a letter from the teacher/school.

 

Placing above Math 60       = 5 points

Mt. Hood Community College has prep materials available here.

 

Placing above Writing 101  = 5 points

You can study for the ACCUPLACER here.

 

NCRC Gold or Platinum      = 5 points

You can learn more about the NCRC and take practice tests for the Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Documents assessments here.

 

Pre-Apprenticeship            = 8 points

OTI, Cascadia Technical Academy, Constructing Hope, PCC Pre-Trades, PYB, Job Corps

 

Trades Academies              = 6 points

Youth Trades Academy (Lane County), CTEC (Salem)

 

Work experience (63 points available)

Make sure you fill out the application thoroughly documenting your work experience.

  • Classified Worker = 5 points per 3-month period (30 points max)
  • Sheet Metal = 3 points per 3-month period (18 points max)
  • Construction = 2 points per 3-month period (10 points max)
  • Construction Related = 1 point per 3-month period (5 points max)

These documents can also improve your interview score:

  • College transcripts
  • Private class transcripts
  • Certifications/specialized training
  • Resume
  • Letter(s) of recommendation

Interview Points

  • Attitude 0-25 points
  • Interest 0-25 points
  • Potential 0-25 points
  • Applicable Work Experience 0-25 points
  • Work Stability 0-20 points
  • Education 0-10 points