Sheet Metal Workers Local #124 Apprenticeship

About Us

We provide apprenticeship training for the unionized sheet metal industry in Western Oklahoma. 

Nature of Work

The sheet metal trade is one of the most diverse trades in the construction industry.  Sheet metal workers fabricate and install duct and equipment for heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems.  Sheet metal workers also perform work in industrial plants, install architectural sheet metal, and fabricate and install commercial kitchen equipment. 


Sheet metal workers work in all types of conditions both inside and outside.  Sheet metal workers must be able to work in confined spaces and at high levels with ladders and scaffolds.  Sheet metal workers must also be able to work at high elevations with ladders and scaffolds.

Length of Apprenticeship

Our apprenticeship program lasts five years.  Apprentices receive over 200 hours per year of classroom instruction. In addition to classroom training, apprentices are placed to work for a union contractor where they are required to receive a minimum of 1,600 hours of on-the-job training each year. 

Wage Information

Year 1        55% of Journeyperson's wage    $17.05

Year 2        65% of Journeyperson's wage    $20.15

Year 3        75% of Journeyperson's wage    $23.25

Year 4        80% of Journeyperson's wage    $24.80

Year 5        85% of Journeyperson's wage    $26.35

Journeyperson's Wage                                $31.00


Sheet Metal Workers Local #124 offers a great benefit package that includes family health insurance coverage, a national pension fund, a local pension fund, and a 401 (k) supplemental pension fund.

Basic Requirements

In order to be eligible for acceptance into the apprenticeship program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

1.    The applicant must be 18 years of age at the time of application.

2.    The applicant must be a high school graduate or have a GED.

3.    A valid Oklahoma driver's license is preferred.

4.    The applicant must appear for an interview.

5.    Substance abuse testing will be required of all accepted applicants.