Sheet Metal workers are vital to the heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) industry. Workers in this field will learn to fabricate ductwork and install air distribution systems. You will learn how to use portable power tools, metal fabrication equipment, and welding and cutting equipment. The importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) and its implications for health, energy efficiency, and comfort ensures that skilled sheet metals workers will continue to be in demand.
The requirements for this certificate program may be achieved within one year of full-time study.
Sheet Metal workers may design, fabricate, and install heating or cooling and ventilation systems for residential, commercial, and industrial jobsites. Graduates will be prepared for an entry level position in the sheet metal heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) industry. This is a compulsory occupation in New Brunswick. New entrants into this occupation must register as an apprentice with the Apprenticeship and Certification Branch of the New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training, and Labor.
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Course curriculum for this program is still under development. Once the courses have been finalized, they will be posted here. Courses are subject to change.
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