The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America represents more than a half-million men and women

who provide the construction industry with productive, competitive, and expert work on a daily basis.

We equip our professional craftsmen with the elite skills that are demanded in today’s construction industry.

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A Dedication to Training Excellence...

UBC training is the hallmark of our union. Apprentices typically complete four years of study in theory, tools, installation procedures and safety measures before becoming journeymen. We also provide career-long skill upgrade training in both technical and leadership development.


Certified Rigger & Signaler Program Earns National Accreditation


Pro 10 Training Focuses on Professionalism for North Central States Members


UBC Training Official Tapped for National Advisory Panel


Nebraska to Get a New Training Center


Newest ITC Facility Delivers Excellence in Training, Education, and Outreach


Creating the West Building and South Shop: A Technical Overview

Click on the CITF link, at left, to learn more about our training. Take a virtual tour of our one-million-square-foot training campus, read about our custom curriculum development, find a regional training center, and more!

...Pays Off with Superior Performance

A UBC carpenter or millwright understands that he or she is expected to be productive every day with safe, productive, accurate work. Our professionals deliver on that reputation, so that UBC customers remain competitive and profitable.

UBC Members Score Big in Sports Venue Construction

Productivity and Positive Attitude Pays at Irving Refinery


Military Veterans Reach New Heights as UBC Canadian Scaffolders


Pacific Northwest Millwrights at Coulee Dam Take On World-Class Project


New England Apprentices Help "Boston Cares" Build Beds for Children in Need


Southern Carpenters and Millwrights Help Turk Power Plant Earn National Recognition


Millwrights Problem-Solve Under Extreme Conditions


NYC Carpenters Tackle Enormous Hudson Yards Project


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