Training Programs

Overview

The Carpenters International Training Center (ITC) provides state-of-the-art training for members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC).

With a network of training centers throughout North America, we transfer skills and knowledge from highly-skilled and experienced instructors to union members using cutting-edge curriculum developed at the Carpenters International Training Center. Increasing the skills of our members and enabling them to do their very best work on the job is our top priority.

We consider skill, safety, productivity, and attitude to be the keys to success for our members, our contractors, and our union. We are committed to providing the union and our signatory contractors a strong competitive advantage in the construction industry.

300 Hitters Program

Building Leaders For A Strong Future

April 18-20 (Millwright/Pile Driving Session), May 9-11 (Everyone), 2024

The 300 Hitters program was developed by the UBC to give our journeymen a broader understanding of our union, the construction industry and our membership’s role in shaping the future in the years ahead.

This program is a once in a lifetime opportunity for members to tour our state-of-the-art International Training Center (ITC), meet other carpenters from all over the country, and most importantly, learn valuable skills they need to help build a stronger union.

For more information contact Aneesa Vanier at avanier@nycdcctc.org. To learn more about the program, you can check out the UBC’s 300 Hitters brochure.

Once you have completed the 300 Hitters Program, please fill out the survey on your experience: Fill out the Survey after attending a 300 Hitters Event

212 Journeymen: Next Level UBC Leaders Program

For Those Who Exemplify The Principles Of The UBC Journeymen Program

June 13-15, 2024

The Next Level Journeymen program is specifically for returning Journeymen who have exemplified the principles of the UBC Journeymen program.

Participants should be members who have successfully completed the UBC 300 Hitters program and returned back to their job sites to make a measurable impact or stepped up in a leadership role at the Council level.

**Must Have Completed 300 Hitters Program To Be Eligible**

Collaborative Leadership

Building Jobsite Leaders

January 22-24, 2024, March 25-27, 2024, June 10-12, 2024, August 12-14, 2024

This three-day program is designed to give jobsite supervisors the tools necessary to improve the overall jobsite, taking it from good to great.

Today’s leaders need an expanded repertoire of skills and a new mindset to succeed in the increasingly fast-paced, chaotic, and highly competitive industry. This calls for more collaborative-based leadership, and the creation of a partnership culture – one that can harness the knowledge and expertise of all stakeholders. This allows leaders to leverage everyone’s best, and better compete.

Building Jobsite Leaders program is open to all supervisory personnel on the jobsite, including:

  • Foremen
  • General Foremen
  • Safety Manager(s)
  • Project Manager(s)
  • Estimator(s)
  • Superintendent(s)
  • Owners, etc.

To learn more about the UBC Department of Education and Training and its programs, contact Executive Director Randy Eppard, PhD, at 702-938-1111 or at DET_info@carpenters.org.

For more information about the opportunity contact Aneesa Vanier at avanier@nycdcctc.org.

3Rd Year Apprentice Program

Helping Build Our Industries

Feb 15-17 (General Carpentry), Aug 1-3 (Flooring, Concrete), Sep 26-28 (Concrete, Pile Driving/Dockbuilder), Oct 10-12 (Interior Systems/Drywall)

The Carpenters Training Center is partnering with the UBC to bring an Apprenticeship Training Program to our eligible apprentices.

As the program is run entirely through the training center, you can get more information by contacting Aneesa Vanier at avanier@nycdcctc.org.

Superintendent Career Training

Plan For The Future

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The concept of the Superintendent Career Training (SCT) program is to closely integrate both the technical aspects of construction job site management and the personal/career development needs of the individual trainee.

The Carpenters International Training Fund program utilizes a unique combination of classroom instruction, company-sponsored mentoring and on-the-job training to deliver skill training customized to the individual needs of the sponsoring contractor and the Superintendent/General Foreman trainee.

Delivered in four individual programs at the UBC’s International Training Center, the structured, concentrated learning components are integrated with mentor sessions and on-the-job learning throughout the 18-month program.

For more info on superintendent training, you can download the brochure, or check both the UBC Website for info about the program and its timeline. You can also contact the UBC at 702-938-1111 ext. 5.