Austin, TX: Career In the Sheet Metal Industry Pays While You Learn

Published: October 14, 2013

austinAmanda York was looking for job security after graduating.

She’s one of a few dozen apprentices with the Sheet Metal 67 Union in east Austin.

“Here we’re practicing our three pass weld,” said York.

Amanda wants to be a welder.

And she’s getting the opportunity to learn her trade for free.

“Well you can think of the apprenticeship as a scholarship,” said Michael Kramm, Training Coordinator Sheet Metal 67.

How it works is anyone who is a high school graduate and 18 years old – can learn the sheet metal industry for free and get paid while working as an apprentice.  Click here for more