Carpenters work with many tools and materials to build schools, erect skyscrapers, construct bridges, tunnels and highways. Just about every building in your community was at least partially built by skilled journeyman carpenters. To be a carpenter is to be a member of one of the oldest and most respected trades. You can build a lifetime career in carpentry, if you like working with tools and like to create things.
The Carpenters Apprenticeship Program is a four - (4) year apprenticeship program approved by the State of California .
Apprentices receive on the job training (through Employers signatory to the Union ) and related and supplemental instruction (through training centers) throughout the term of the program.
Upon completion of the minimum requirements of the program a person is promoted to the classification of a Journeyman with a trade certificate. Upon successful completion, each person will receive a certificate from the State of California and from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.
In order to indenture into the apprenticeship program ( become an apprentice) a person must meet the following requirements:
- Be at least seventeen (17) years of age (no upper limit)
- Be able to do the work of the trade
- Have transportation or a way to get to the job site
- Secure a job with a contractor signatory to the Master Labor Agreement
The following documents must be submitted upon filling out the paperwork at the union:
- Driver's License or Birth Certificate
- Social Security Card or Immigration Registration Card
APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
|San Diego Training Center|
8595 Miralani Drive
San Diego, CA 92126
FOR MORE INFO: http://www.swctf.org/home/sc_join_eng.html