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The Carpenters International Training Center (ITC) is a thriving testament to the Brotherhood’s commitment to skills and productivity, and to building strength as a union and an industry partner.
In 2018, the ITC completed phase 6 of construction, which expanded the facility to over 1.2 million square feet. With this expansion, the ITC now features increased guest accommodations, shops, large scale conference spaces, classrooms and state-of-the-art training areas.
This member-owned world-class facility was designed and constructed to develop and improve the skills of our members. Let us show you the Brotherhood’s proud and tangible commitment to developing our industry’s experts and future leaders.
In conjunction with our member training, the ITC is where we also develop and train local trainers. This ensures they are delivering the most current craft-skills instruction to members at more than 250 centers around North America, demonstrating that the International Training Center is keeping union carpenters and our business partners competitive – whatever the future may bring.
The CITF and its affiliated funds invest more than $200 million a year to develop and deliver training, enhance knowledge and skill sets, and create new opportunities for UBC members.
The ongoing commitment of the CITF provides the resources needed to:
Established in 2001, the DET provides programming to UBC members to enhance and develop their skills in communication, leadership, management and more, which help support their hard skills for trade.
Some of the key programs administered by the DET include: