SMART Local Union #33

Starting with the 2022-2023 School Year, the Training Program is Now Only 4 Years!


Improve Your Sheet Metal Skills, Find Your Talent

Akron Training Center welcomes those interested in joining our apprenticeship programs. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn from skilled craftsman with years of experience in the trade. While HVAC is most popular amongst Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 33, Akron is favored for the industrial-based classes and instruction offered to apprentices. Whether you’re a residential light commercial contractor or HVAC service personnel, we have a program that matches your skillset. Wages and benefits received during your apprenticeship program are just some of the advantages of enrolling in our facility.

Do you have previous experience in the trade? Akron Training Center is the facility for you. We provide the opportunity for direct hire with no apprenticeship required.

Welding, OSHA, and HVAC Training Center

  • 21,000 square foot classroom and lab.
    • Main Classroom, Computer Classroom with CAD Software, HVAC Classroom/Lab, and Drafting Classroom.
    • Labs: Sheet Metal Lab and Welding Lab (AWS Test Facility).


  • OSHA 30 – online Course
  • HVAC Service I
  • HVAC Service II
  • HVAC Service III
  • HVAC Service IV
  • Industrial Sheet Metal I thru IV
  • CAD/Plasma Programming
  • Welding I thru III
  • Fire Life Safety
  • ICRA – Infection Control Risk Assessment
  • Architectural Metals
  • Insulating & Lagging
  • EPA 608 Certification
  • Core I & II

Application Requirements

Accept applications Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • A valid driver’s license must be submitted at the time of application.
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS: The SMART Local # 33 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its admission policies, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school administered programs.

Want to join our training program?

Please fill out the form linked below to be directed to the next step in your new career.

Contact Us

1890 Venture Cir. SE Massillon, Ohio 44646