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How to Get an Apprenticeship

The United Brotherhood is always looking for new members who are motivated and willing to make a solid commitment in their chosen craft.

Learning the trade through an apprenticeship is how a new worker learns the skills of the craft from a journeyperson on the job and receives technical training annually. Apprenticeship is a proven method of obtaining a high level of skill.

Attaining the highest level of skills allows members of the Carpenters Union to be the most productive and best paid workers in our industries.

New members who did not enjoy the opportunity to obtain their skills through formal apprenticeship can take advantage of upgrading courses offered by the Union. Courses may range from specialty subjects to courses that prepare members to challenge the Interprovincial Certification

Members who hold Level 2 or 3 First Aid tickets receive 75 cents per hour in addition to their hourly wage rate and are usually more employable.

Contact us if you have questions about apprenticeship or on how to join the Union.

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