National Apprenticeship Open House a Success

2018-11-26T12:49:45+00:00 Training|

On November 14 & 15, 2018, the Carpenter Training Center held their 4th Annual Apprenticeship Open House. The nights started out with tours of the facility and then an hour presentation covering the Apprenticeship program, and ended with a question and answer session. Over 830 registrations for this event helped make the event a success [...]

2019 Skill Advancement Schedule Online

2018-11-16T13:57:37+00:00 Training|

The Carpenter Skill Advancement Program (CSAP) schedule through July of 2019 is now online. Hardware and OSHA classes fill up fast. To ensure a spot in the class you want, register online and submit a check. If you are number 20 on the wait list and you send in a course reservation fee check, you [...]

XTRA 3rd Quarter 2018 Winners

2018-10-30T08:41:52+00:00 Training|

Congratulations goes out to the XTRA raffle winners from the 3rd Quarter of 2018. The July thru September quarter had 482 tickets entered into the raffle with 4 tickets being drawn on October 4, 2018. The following winners each received a Dewalt 20V Compact Driver/Drill Kit: Michal Maksymowicz               [...]

2018 UBC Drywall Olympic Champion – Jose Reyes

2018-06-28T14:46:57+00:00 Training|

On June 27, 2018, The UBC held its Drywall Olympics at the International Training Center in Las Vegas. The competition placed the five District champions competing against each other to claim the title of “The Best & Fastest Drywall Installer”. Jose Reyes, from Local 181 in Chicago, represented the Midwest District in this competition. The [...]

OSHA 30 Class Changes

2018-06-15T10:35:50+00:00 Training|

Due to the Department of Labor changes to the OSHA requirements for conducting classes,  the CRCC Skill Advancement OSHA 30 course will now be a mandatory 4 days of attendance. We will not be allowing any more make-up days for any class after June 1, 2018. Those that have taken an OSHA 30 prior to [...]

2018 Midwest Drywall Olympic Champion

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

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 [...]

2017 Xtra Grand Prize Winner

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

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 [...]

2017 Apprenticeship Graduation

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

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 Open House Grand Prize Winner

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

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, [...]

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