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TRADES
The carpenter’s trade is a blanket term used for the numerous skills performed by the trades people in our union. Throughout its history the Carpenters’ Union has developed many specialty trades, and the Training Fund/JATC offers apprenticeships in each and offers every member the opportunity for continued training. Many of our members have become proficient in several of these specialties. To be a carpenter, is to be a member of one of the oldest and most respected trades in the world.

The carpenter’s trade is a blanket term used for the numerous skills performed by the trades people in our union. Throughout its history the Carpenters’ Union has developed many specialty trades, and the Training Fund/JATC offers apprenticeships in each.
These craftsmen are responsible for the fine detail put into the woodwork, decor and cabinetry in structures. If you like to work with machine tools and attention to detail is your strength, you might consider becoming a millwright. Skilled technicians are required to install the factory-produced systems and construction materials in buildings.