Sheet Metal Apprenticeship

This Certificate of Applied Science is designed to prepare students as sheet metal workers and meets the educational goals of students who are registered as apprentices and working in the industry or pre-apprentices desiring to enter the workforce in sheet metal technology. In addition to a strong technical foundation, students will receive instruction in communication, human relations, and technical mathematics. All other courses are delivered online. The apprenticeship agreement between Montana Department of Labor and Industry Apprenticeship and Training combines both the on-the-job experience and class room related training instruction over a period of four years.

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship C.A.S.

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First Semester Courses
Course # Title
SHML100 Safety and Health w/ OSHA 10 training
SHML110 Sheet Metal Orientation
M111T Technical Mathematics
SHML120 Materials, Hand Tools, and Rigging
SHML170 Drafting and Layout Tools/Basic Fabrication
SHML200 Basic Blueprint Reading/Building Codes
SHML160 Basic Ductwork Installation/Hangers, Supports, Insulation
Second Semester Courses
Course # Title
SHML265 Welding for Sheet Metal
SHML270 Advanced Layout/Plasma Cutting
SHML225 Installation of Air Distribution Accessories
SHML220 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning
SHML230 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
COMX106 Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace
WRIT121T Introduction to Technical Writing
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