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Carpentry Career

Sample Job Titles:
Carpenters, Joiners, Millrights, Pile Drivers, Residential Carpenters, Interior Systems Carpenters, Lathers and Drywallers, Cabinetmakers and Millworkers, Floor Layers

Apprentice Connections:  
Boston Carpenters and Apprenticeship Training Fund, Brighton, MA  617.782.4314
Division of Apprenticeship Training, Boston, MA, 617.626.5409
New England Regional Counsel of Carpenters

MA Apprenticeship Programs

Technical and Higher Education Majors:
Construction Technology, Building Construction Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Management and Inspection

Career Advancement:   
Independent Contractors, Carpentry Supervisors.  Carpenters usually have more opportunities than most other construction workers to become general construction supervisors because carpenters are exposed to the entire construction process. For those who would like to advance, it is increasingly important to be able to communicate in both English and Spanish in order to relay instructions and safety precautions to workers. Carpenters may advance to carpentry supervisor or general construction supervisor positions. Others may become independent contractors. Supervisors and contractors need good communication skills to deal with clients and subcontractors. They should be able to identify and estimate the quantity of materials needed to complete a job and accurately estimate how long a job will take to complete and what it will cost.



OSHA C10    10 hour Construction, Safety & Health


Apprenticeship Advanced Standing

College/Union Agreement if Accepted (Att., COPS, Math Prof)
MA State CA Articulation Agreement One or more CA courses at a MA community college

New England Carpenters Training Fund

Construction Craft Laborers Appren Program

Massachusetts Carpenters Appren & Training

Apprenticeship Training Co-op  (+5 points on application score)  Apprentices & Journeymen 

MA State Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeship Program (Locals 26, 107, 108, 111, 275, 424, 475, 535, 624, 1305  Senior Year Coop

Boston Carpenters Apprenticeship & Training Apprenticeship Programs (Locals 33, 40, 67, 218, 723
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