- Must have the desire and aptitude to listen, learn and work with your hands and mind.
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
- Provide copies of the following documents at the time of application:

– Birth certificate

– High school diploma or G.E.D.

– High school and college grade transcripts

– Valid driver’s license and a valid Nevada driver’s License prior to acceptance

– Military release papers DD-214 (if applicable)

– Proof of previous sheet metal experience (if applicable) - Be able to pass a basic math and reading competency exam administered by the committee.
- Appear before the JATC board for an oral interview.
- Those applicants selected are subject to a substance abuse test prior to being indentured.

# How to Apply

The Apprenticeship Committee will accept applications for apprenticeship at our training center the first Tuesday of each month between the hours of 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Applications must be submitted in person, and you must meet the minimum qualification requirements, **NO EXCEPTIONS.**

The following is a guide to assist you in preparation for the reading and math test given as part of the Sheet Metal Local #88 Apprenticeship application process. This is only a general guide and is not all-inclusive.

**Reading**

o Reading and Comprehension of Short Articles

o Reading and Interpretation of Graphs and Charts

o Reading and Interpretation of Short Articles**Word problems****Problem solving and reasoning****Math**

o General Math**Percentages****Define Integers****Identify a Quadratic Equation****Mechanical Reasoning**(gears – power and rotation)

o Fractions and Decimals**Addition****Subtraction****Multiplication****Division****Convert Fractions to Decimals****Convert Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers**

o Linear Measurements**Reading a Standard Rule****Addition of Feet and Inches****Subtraction of Feet and Inches**

o Liquid Measurements**Pints = Quart****Quart = Gallon**

o Geometry**Definition of Acute Angle****Definition of Obtuse Angle****Triangles**(# sides, sum of angles)**Pythagorean Theorem**

**The following is a list of websites that maybe helpful:**

math.com

aplusmath.com

themathpage.com

321know.com

webmath.com