Who is this program for ?

The job of tinsmith is not very well known, and yet it opens great career opportunities! If you are manual and like to work metal, this training will certainly please you.

The tinsmith mounts and repairs the ventilation, air conditioning and hot-air heating systems as well as any system used to evacuate various materials; he also installs prefabricated metal objects, exterior cladding and metal roofing and applies drawing, cutting, folding, anchoring and mechanical and thermal assembly processes.

Program goals

  • Know how to draw sketches and develop patterns
  • Knowing how to cut, shape and assemble pieces of sheet metal
  • Know how to install ventilation systems and metal roofs

Related skilled trades

  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Tinsmith

Fields of work

  • Railway Companies
  • Air Conditioning Companies
  • Automotive Industry
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Aluminum Production Plants
  • Sheet Metal Processing Plant
  • Shipyards Construction Companies

Job opportunities

  • Very good


Average salary province-wide $ 63,522 / year for a journeman

Source: ccq.org website



Day: 7:15 am to 4:20 pm

Duration: about 12 months,
accelerated training 40 h/week

Affordable costs

Books: $ 376.57
Dress code: $ 239.60
Additional fees: $ 185.00

Total: $ 801,17

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French program also available — Ferblanterie


Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent.
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test , and recognition of equivalent learning.