Ohio Carpenters’ Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program

Carpenters Working

General Carpentry


Today’s union commercial carpenter is the product of comprehensive, unmatched training. Attention to safety and health is stressed constantly, because of the machinery, tools, materials and equipment used in this trade. Our training will teach you to measure, saw, level and in general work with a host of building materials. Your training will focus on becoming proficient with the tools and strategies and cognitive skills needed to build everything from schools, churches and hotels to skyscrapers, hospitals, office buildings and prisons.

General carpenters provide the crucial foundation for concrete, exteriors, roofs, infrastructure, and scaffolding while also crafting fine trim and finish work. These professionals work with a variety of materials in every kind of structure; they are responsible for bringing blueprints to life.

What You Will Learn

The General Carpenters Apprenticeship training includes: