Applications are accepted by the Sheet Metal Workers Training Centre and Sheet Metal Workers International Union Local 280 on an on-going basis.

Applications are accepted online by the Sheet Metal Industry Training Board (SMITB) and SMART Local Union #280 on an on-going basis.


The application process:

  1. Complete the online Application Form
  2. Submit the following documentation to
    • Transcript (i.e. high school, SkilledTradesBC, college/university, welding, etc.) or GED
    • Resume
    • Any safety certification documentation
  3. Application will be verified by staff
  4. Online evaluation will be scheduled

All applications must be submitted online. Relevant documentation must be emailed to for verification by staff prior to the applicant being scheduled to complete an online evaluation. Once all these steps are completed, all applications for sheet metal apprenticeship must receive final approval from the Sheet Metal Industry Training Board’s Coordinator.
The Sheet Metal Industry Training Board (comprised of Labour and Management representatives) selects apprentices, without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, sex, or national origin.