Sheet Metal Worker

“Sheet Metal Worker” means a person who lays out, fabricates, assembles, welds, installs, and services the following: ducting, spouting, fittings cabinets, gutters, copings, flashings, supporting devices, wall systems, building envelope, ornamental work and integral equipment associated with the blowpipe, air pollution, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, roofing, restaurant, kitchen, marine installations and hospital equipment 

HARMONIZED PROGRAM INFORMATION - Level 1 in effect April 2019

Program Profile

Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification

Download (140 PDF KB)

Program Outline

Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers

Download (1,113 PDF KB)

Exam Weighting Charts

The Exam Weighting Charts for the Harmonized level exams will be made available as the Harmonized level exams are launched.

Will be made available when the Harmonized Level 1 exam is launched

Program Updates:

Transitioning to the Harmonized Program

  • September 2018: For details of changes to the program and revised implementation date, please refer to  this Program Update.
  • September 2018: For transition details, see the Transition Plan
  • April 2018: For details of changes to the program, please refer to OPSN-2018-011
  • If you have any questions,  contact ITA Customer Service

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 139.39 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 592.46 KB)
  • Guidelines on Interprovincial (IP) Red Seal Examination
  • Information guide about how to study for the IP Exam including sample questions
  • Download(PDF 1.32 MB)
  • Interprovincial (IP) Exam Table
  • List of tasks that will be tested and number of questions on each task
  • Download(PDF 28.08 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 66.01 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 72.32 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 58.07 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 79.54 KB)