Fall Safety Stand Down Event Held on May 7, 2018

For the fourth year in a row, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in a combined effort with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Center to Protect Workers Rights (CPWR), among other partners, announce the construction Fall Safety Stand-Down during the week of May 7 thru 11, 2018. The [...]

2019-05-16T09:47:09-05:00 Training|

2018 Midwest Drywall Olympic Champion

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Midwest Drywall Olympics were held at the Greenwood, IN Training Center. Jose Reyes from Local 181 represented the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters. Jose competed against the four other Regional Councils that make up the Midwest Council to see who was the fastest Drywaller in the region. After the [...]

2018-04-23T10:58:12-05:00 Training|

2017 Xtra Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations to Kiba Kemp from Local 58 for being the 2017 Grand Prize Winner of the Xtra program. Her name was chosen from over 1000 raffle tickets distributed to those that completed a Skill Advancement class. There were also 10 winners of a Dewalt 29-piece Drill Bit Set drawn as runner ups to this grand [...]

2018-02-02T13:10:23-05:00 Training|

2017 Apprenticeship Graduation

On Friday night, September 22, 2017, the apprenticeship program celebrated those apprentices that have completed their 4-year apprenticeship and are now Journeymen. There were 206 individuals that started their career by going through the apprenticeship and completed the necessary hours for work and schooling to gain the title of Journeymen. Not all those that graduated [...]

2017-10-04T16:06:04-05:00 Training|

2017 Open House Grand Prize Winner

On June 3, 2017, the Carpenter Training Center held its Open House and had numerous prizes for those in attendance. The Grand Prize was a 55" 4K Smart TV that everyone was eligible for as long as they got their map punched at each of the selected shops. With over 750 entries that were eligible, [...]

2017-11-16T16:45:11-05:00 Training|

Open House June 3, 2017

On Saturday, June 3, the weather couldn't have been any better for another successful Open House. Months of work went into getting the facility ready for this big event and some of the finishing touches were completed late Friday night. The school opened it's doors to everyone even before the official 9:00am start time. We [...]

2019-05-16T09:49:29-05:00 Training|

XTRA 1st Quarter 2018 Winners

Congratulations goes out to the XTRA raffle winners from the 1st Quarter of 2018. The January thru March quarter had 498 tickets entered into the raffle with 4 tickets being drawn on April 3, 2018. The following winners each received a Dewalt 20V Compact Driver/Drill Kit:   From left to right: Arthur Frierson   [...]

2018-04-13T10:49:30-05:00 Training|
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