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Meet a sheet-metal apprentice who says the job is his 'unknown calling.' He makes $24 an hour and can provide for his family while he learns the trade

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Nathan Allred. Nathan Allred
Anyone uncertain about college or their current career may want to think about an apprenticeship.
Nathan Allred shared how he became a sheet-metal apprentice and what the benefits for him are.
He said he can provide for his family, learn from different journeymen, and do something he loves.
After graduating high school early, Nathan Allred went to a local technical college in Georgia at 17. But he ended up dropping out after the first year. "The classroom environment was just not for me," Allred, 24, told Insider. "It wasn't hands-on enough. It didn't keep me...
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