Applications are accepted by appointment or on the 2nd Wednesday of every month between 8am-2pm.  Applications must be submitted in person at the Local 80 Training Center:

32700 Dequindre Road

Warren, MI  48092  

At the time of application you must present a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver's license and provide a $40 cash testing fee. The testing fee is non-refundable.  At the time of application you will receive a time to report for the Entrance Exam. You will also receive information on how to prepare for the test.  The Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 80 Joint Apprenticeship Committee is an equal opportunity organization admitting qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin.


Entrance Exam

When submitting an application, the applicant will be registered for the Local 80 Entrance Exam.  All applicants are required to pass the exam before being considered for apprenticeship.  The exam consists of the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test and 3 ACT WorkKeys assessments;  Applied Mathematics, Reading Information and Locating Information.  Click here to view exam study aids for the WorkKeys Assesments.  Applicants will be provided test details and information on how to obtain study material when they submit their application at the Training Center.  You can click on the entrance exam link for current exam information.  

If you have already taken the Entrance Exam your name and test score will remain active for a period of two years. If you decide to retest, your position on the Applicant List will change as your old score is removed and as your new test score dictates. If you chose not to retest then your position will change as the new testers are slotted in.