Our mission

Unmatched Training in the Sheet Metal Industry

To be the leader in the recruitment, education and training of skilled craftspeople in the sheet metal industry

With state of the art campuses in Portland Oregon and Springfield Oregon the Sheet Metal Institute offers unmatched training in the Sheet Metal Industry.  Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to offering the levels of training required to allow our members to be successful in their careers and to offer our contractors the best trained workforce in the industry.  We have amazing state of the art facilities, but like any great organization, our greatest asset is our people.  Our staff offers a combined total of over 250 years of Sheet Metal experience and over 100 years of teaching experience. 

We offer training in the following areas:

Sheet Metal Institute

 

  • Architectural Sheet Metal

  • AutoCAD

  • Blueprint Reading

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)

  • Calculator Layout

  • Commercial HVAC

  • Computers

  • Detailing

  • Drafting
     

  • Energy Audits - Energy Utilization Index (EUI)   

  • Energy Audits - Total HVAC Systems

  • Food Service

  • Green Building

  • High Tech

  • HVAC Service

  • HVAC Technician

  • Industrial Sheet Metal

  • Layout

  • Leadership courses

  • Lean Construction

  • LEED Green Associate Prep

  • Plans & Specifications

  • Project Management

  • Supervisory courses

  • Testing Adjusting & Balancing of HVAC Systems

  • Welding

 

Sheet Metal Workers were GREEN before GREEN was cool!

  • Arial Work Platforms (AWP)

  • Brazing

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)

  • CFC

  • CPR

  • Fire Life Safety

  • First Aid

  • HVAC Mechanic

  • HVAC Technician

  • HVAC Master Mechanic

  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
     

We offer Certifications in the following areas:

  • LEED Green Associate

  • National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) Technician

  • North American Technical Excellence (NATE)

  • OSHA

  • Rigging

  • Signaling

  • TABB

  • Total Building Energy Auditing

  • Welding