Better Choice Bigger Future.

Career Benefits

Students are paid while they learn. Throughout the five-year program, they’ll work for a contractor and gain valuable hands-on experience. They will be making money without collecting student debt.

Better Than College? You Decide.

Big Skills, Bigger Opportunities


Students can complete their union apprenticeship to become a sheet metal worker in just five years — and get paid while they learn. Once they earn journeyman status, they’ll have the opportunity to make more money than many college grads, receive excellent benefits, and be able to find a rewarding job anywhere.

Average College Student

  • Student loan debt:
  • Paid to learn:
  • Starting salary:

Average Union Apprentice

  • Student loan debt:
  • Paid to learn
  • Starting salary:
    $33K - $67K+

Total compensation for wages.


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Student learning trades for better future