Area III Sheet Metal/HVAC Environmental Systems JATC 3025 (Lane and Douglas Counties)
Apprenticeship Programs Offered:
- Sheet Metal Worker
- HVAC Service Technician/Installer
Minimum Qualifications for Applicants are:
1. Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.
2. High school graduate or GED
3. 1 year of high school Algebra with a “C” or better or post High School equivalent or Placement test placing you in Algebra 2 or higher from a local Community College
HVAC Environmental Control System Servicer / Installer
HVAC Environmental Control Systems Servicers / Installers work in all phases of Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Systems. They troubleshoot, as well as install, HVAC equipment. Service technicians may deal with residential, commercial and industrial applications. They are required to have a DEQ Frigeration Handling License and a State of Oregon Low Voltage Electrical License. They often troubleshoot high voltage and environmental problems. The work also involves some heavy lifting and working in high places. They are constantly working around areas where high voltage, plumbing, and sheet metal work is occurring.
Sheet Metal Worker
Sheet Metal workers fabricate and install fittings and ductwork used for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in residential, commercial and industrial applications. They also install general metal roofing, flashing and siding.
They set up and operate shears, press brakes, hand brakes, bending rolls, welding machines and other equipment to cut, form and attach metal together.
Building commercial kitchen equipment and industrial mill jobs, built with stainless steel and thick metals, can also be part of the trade.
JATC 3025 Sheet Metal Worker
JATC 3025 HVAC Service Technician/Installer