Job for the future Sheet Metal Workers

Average hourly wage


Job description

These individuals shape, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal items.

Personality profiles (RIASEC)

People with this profile prefer carrying out concrete tasks and being physically involved in what they do.
People with this profile prefer relying on theoretical knowledge before acting. They like observation, analysis and problem solving.
People with this profile prefer having responsibilities, influencing others and responding to challenges.

Main tasks

  • Read technical and architectural drawings, diagrams, and specifications for the work to be carried out.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark sheet metal according to drawings or templates.
  • Prepare templates using computer-aided design and drawing software packages.
  • Cut, drill, profile, or straighten sheet metal.
  • Fit and assemble sheet metal parts.
  • Install sheet metal parts according to the specifications and standards in force.
  • Grind and polish joints, fittings, and rough surfaces.
  • Inspect the quality of products and installations.


Most training programs are offered in French only.


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Code : 5360

Placement rate: 93.9%

4.3% of graduates pursue further studies

More on graduates’ employment situation

Targeted regions

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Mauricie
  • Estrie
  • Montréal
  • Outaouais
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Côte-Nord
  • Nord-du-Québec
  • Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Laval
  • Lanaudière
  • Laurentides
  • Montérégie
  • Centre-du-Québec
  • All regions/national

Last update: March 17, 2023


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