Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship

Certificate: 40 credits
Program Contact: Division of Technical Programs, (815) 921-3003

Program Overview

Apprentices in this Program are trained to assemble, install, and repair sheet metal products. They work on air conditioning, heating, and ventilation systems. Those trained in this field learn to read job orders and blueprints. From that, they are able to select the correct metal and shape it over the proper form using solder and welding techniques.

Applying for the Program

Students interested in applying for the Program need to go through a selection process established by the JATC Local Union 219. For more information, call the Technical Programs Office at (815) 921-3003.

Gainful Employement Program Requirements

Name & Number of Certificate Program:
Sheet Metal Apprenticeship (#9918)

1. Length of Program in Months (based on FT status) This is a five year program This is a five year program
2. Cost of programs (tuition/fees only) $3,230.00 $3,750.00
3. Additional Fees (program-specific) $0.00 $0.00
4. Estimated cost of books and supplies (program-specific) $0.00 $0.00
5. SOC Code

6. Job Placement Rate




Apprenticeship Organizations

Rockford Area Electricians Joint Apprenticeship Committee
619 South Rock Drive
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 969-8484
Attn: Todd Kindred

Sheet Metal
Rockford Area Sheet Metal
Joint Apprenticeship Committee
3316 Publishers Drive
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 874-6641
Fax: (815) 874-5182
Attn: Brad Glidden

Tool and Die/Precision Machinist
Rock River Valley Tooling and Machining Association
P.O. Box 5029
Rockford, IL 61125
(815) 978-3698
Fax: (815) 516-8431
Attn: Don Williams

For further information contact:
Ms. Ronda Kliman, Area Representative
U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training
308 W. State Street, Suite 403
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 987-4253
Fax: (815) 987-4214

Rock Valley College
Ron Schulz
Associate Dean of Technical Programs
4151 Samuelson Road
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 921-3003
Fax: (815) 921-3029