Carpenters International Training Center

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.

A Testament to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters’ Commitment to Training

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.

ITC Highlights

  • A 1.2 million square foot campus on over 27 acres
  • Over 15,000 members participating annually in leadership training programs
  • Over 600 guest rooms on site between the ITC, Tru by Hilton, and Homewood Suites Hotel
  • Complete fitness center
  • Full dining facilities
  • 70 classrooms
  • Three large conference areas
  • An accessible location less than a mile from the Las Vegas airport

The ITC is the largest and most comprehensive training facility of its kind in the world

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.

Training Solutions & Programs

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.


  • Train the Trainer programs for instructors from more than 250 affiliated training centers
  • Penn State Vocational Instructor Training (3-credit college course)
  • Superintendent Career Training
  • Rigging and Signaling Certification
  • Aerial Lift Qualification
  • American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector
  • Underwater Welding
  • Confined Space
  • Exhibit Building and Installation
  • Forklift Qualification
  • Gas Turbine Qualification
  • INSTALL Assessment Certification
  • OSHA-500 Construction
  • OSHA-501 General Industry
  • OSHA-Partnered Scaffold
  • Solar and Wind Energy
  • Total Station
  • To learn more about the CITF Programs offered, CLICK HERE.


  • 3rd Year Apprentice: Helping Build Our Industries
  • UBC Journeymen: Building Leadership for a Strong Future
  • 212 Journeymen: Next Level UBC Leaders
  • Foreman Training: Building a Solid Foundation
  • Collaborative Leadership: Building Jobsite Leaders
  • UBC Leadership: Building Teams for a Strong Future
  • UBC Excellence: Building Frontline Leaders
  • Mentoring Training
  • Delegate Training: Building a Better, Stronger Union
  • Communication Skills for Leaders
  • Marketing Training
  • Public Speaking/Presentation Skills (Basic & Advanced)
  • To learn more about the DET programs, CLICK HERE.


  • Light and Heavy Gauge Steel Framing
  • Building Envelope
  • Healthcare Construction (ICRA)
  • Ceilings Systems
  • Curtain Walls
  • Store Fronts
  • Cleanroom Construction
  • Millwork and Cabinetry
  • Doors and Hardware
  • Flooring (Carpet, Resilient, & Wood)


  • Concrete Forms with Overhead Cranes
  • Pile Driver Pit with Overhead Cranes
  • 16,000 Gallon Underwater Welding Dive Tank
  • 30’ x 60’ Retractable Roof
  • Dedicated BIM Lab
  • Four Overhead Bridge Cranes
  • Steam and Gas Turbines
  • Conveyors
  • Monorails
  • Mechatronics Lab
  • Scaffold Erection
  • Solar Panel Installation

The Carpenters International Training Fund (CITF)

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:

  • Develop content that keeps union carpenters and signatory contractors competitive
  • Facilitate the development of curriculum with real-time input from contractors, industry experts and product and equipment manufacturers
  • Deliver training through a network of over 250 centers across North America

UBC Department of Education and Training (DET)

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:

  • Journeyman Leader – A leadership program which allows veteran members to engage and assist newer members in the development of coaching, mentorship and communication skills
  • Foreman Training – 5-day skills building course which examines and addresses the various roles and responsibilities associated with the roles on jobsites
  • Collaborative Leader – Program focuses on fostering leadership, communication, entrepreneurship, coaching and collaboration among jobsite manager (general contractors, facility managers, owners and more)

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