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Our skills, together, build the skyline of tomorrow. Our voices, united, build a future for us to be proud of. Join our family and find an apprenticeship today.

A union apprenticeship is the pathway to the American Dream. Our Building Works program, housed at the NYC Carpenters Training Center, offers a debt-free education in trades such as:

  • Carpenter
  • Millwright
  • Dockbuilder
  • Marine Diver
  • Core Driller
  • Timbermen
  • Concrete Carpenter
  • Cabinetmaker
  • Floorcoverer
  • Industrial Worker

Apprenticeships involve a mix of on-the-job training and classroom instruction that will put you among the best tradespeople in union carpentry.

Our Training Center also provides ongoing learning opportunities, from foundational skills to certification, qualification, and health and safety classes. We offer the support and education our members need to remain the most highly skilled carpenters in the city. For more information please visit our Carpenters Training Center website.

Learn about staff openings at the NYC Carpenters Union, where you can join in our efforts to uplift workers everyday.