Program Objectives

Acquire the knowledge, ability and attitude necessary to create and trace various patterns, cut out, making and assembling sheet and other metals, perform sheet metal work relative to the aerospace industry.

Program Content

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
872-153 Adapt to new types of work organization 45 3
872-511 Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process 15 1
872-523 Interpret information about the characteristics of sheet metal and sheet metal work 45 3
872-534 Solve trade-related mathematical problems 60 4
872-542 Sketch parts 30 2
872-555 Interpret drawings 75 5
872-563 Verify the dimensions of parts 45 3
872-572 Follow occupational health and safety rules 30 2
872-586 Make bended parts 90 6
872-592 Spot-weld parts 30 2
872-603 Make roll-bended and embossed parts 45 3
872-613 Perform manual machining operations 45 3
872-624 Make drawn and punched parts 60 4
872-636 Program cutting and forming machines 90 6
872-644 Operate a numerical control punch 60 4
872-656 Serially produce bended parts 90 6
872-661 Use job search techniques 15 1
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Industrial Sheet Metal Work Option

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
872-676 Begin practising the trade 90 6
872-685 Operate a laser cutting machine 75 5
872-692 Install fasteners 30 2
872-708 Make an assembly 120 8
872-716 Integrate into a workplace 90 6
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Aerospace Sheet Metal Work Option

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
872-724 Install and remove rivets and other fasteners 60 4
872-733 Adjust the shape of parts 45 3
872-746 Make a subassembly 90 6
872-758 Make an assembly 120 8
872-776 Integrate into a workplace 90 6
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Admission Conditions and Prerequisites

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
OR
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Functional Prerequisites

A person who has reached the age of 18 can be admitted to a program of study leading to a Diploma of vocational studies (DVS) based on functional prerequisites. These prerequisites, in place for those aged at least 18 years at the start date declared for the vocational training program, are: successful completion of the general development test (GDT) and obtaining and passing the tests relative to the specific prerequisites in the language of instruction and mathematics, if applicable.

This table indicates the new course codes for common core basic education (CCBE) and diversified basic education (DBE) required for the specific prerequisites in language of instruction and mathematics for the targeted program of study. In the cases where the new course codes for the CCBE and the DBE are in progressive implementation, the old codes are indicated in parenthesis and are still valid. The equivalent course codes in basic education in the youth sector are also indicated in the table. When a DVS does not require any specific prerequisites in language of instruction or in mathematics, a (-) will be displayed in the appropriate field. Please note that the functional prerequisites do not apply to attestation of vocational specialty (AVS) programs.

Specific Prerequisites

Language of instructionSecond languageMathematics
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Precision Sheet Metal Worker

Precision sheet metal workers produce metal parts. They program machine tools, roll and bend sheet metal, cut, weld and emboss sheet metal, and install fasteners and rivets. In the aeronautical and industrial sectors, they assemble parts. This is an occupation in the industrial sector that requires a meticulous and methodical personality. A career as a precision sheet metal worker is suitable for quick people who are good with their hands.

Related Training(s)

Aircraft Structural Assembly
Machining

Average Salary

Precision Sheet Metal Worker — $29.65

Job Titles

Punch press operator
Power press operator
Sheet metal worker