Sheet Metalworkers transform sheets of metal into lightweight structures for everyday use by using a range of high tech equipment and traditional skills. If you’re interested in becoming a sheet metal worker, your work will include interacting with planners, supervisors, inspectors, designers, welders and fitters. They can work alone as well as in a team.

The individual will need to have excellent accuracy in their own work whilst ensuring it conforms to a relevant specification. They are responsible for health and safety for themselves as well as their own team.

In you’re interested in working as a sheet metalworker, our competition is the perfect place to develop and test the critical skills you will need.

Have good practical skills
Can work methodically
Have basic Maths & IT

Career opportunities

  • Automotive Industry

  • Aerospace Industry

  • Production Management

  • Sheet Metalwork Technician

  • Ventilation Maker

Average Salary
Entry Level
- 10.5%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

What next?

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