By: Bryan T. Benke, MBAFLJAP Coordinator Changing with the Times With an everchanging industry, construction workers face the challenge of staying certified and knowledgeable of changes both within the industry as well as with customers. The St. Louis Floorlayers Joint Apprenticeship Program has begun preparing our workforce for these obstacles. Realizing that many customers in […]
EST Perinar recently spoke with the Quad-City Times about our brand new, 55,000-square foot carpenters and millwrights training center being built in East Moline, IL. The new training center will replace two existing training facilities in the area and represents an investment into the future of the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council where many will undergo […]
No better way to wrap up National Apprenticeship Week last week than our groundbreaking event for a new 15,000 square foot annex at the Mid-America Carpenters Pekin Training Center. We have the best training program in the country, as our signatory contractors will attest. This new annex will make sure our apprentices and journeymen stay up to date […]
This is National Apprenticeship Week, when we celebrate the commitment of men and women who are new to our organization, and the tireless work of those recruiting and training them. We are fortunate to have the industry’s best training instructors across our jurisdiction, led by Training Director Vince Sticca. Thank you for all your hard […]
Our Carpenter Training Center was the first in the country to develop a Mass Timber Installer Training Program. Through a partnership with Woodworks, we were able to acquire some of the material we now use for our shop projects. We have now assisted six other UBC Regional Councils to get their Mass Timber Installer Training […]
The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters’ groundbreaking on our new 55,000-sqauare-foot Carpenters and Millwrights Training Center in East Moline was featured in a story on ABC-affiliate WQAD. The new building will create hundreds of jobs, bring significant tax revenue to the region, and will be used to train the next generation of skilled union apprentice […]
As seen in the Quad-City Times. EAST MOLINE – The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters today broke ground on a new 55,000-sqauare-foot Carpenters and Millwrights Training Center in East Moline located less than a mile from Northeast Junior High School. The new building will create hundreds of jobs, bring significant tax revenue to the region, […]
Careers are built beginning with the Carpenters' pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs, as described in this Chicago Sun-Times article.