Testing and Application Information
Toll-Free: (877) 999-5088 Phone: (203) 284-1362 Fax: (203) 265-5279
Sandi Mizenko----Office Manager
ALL Applicants must:
1- Be at least 18 years of age or older.
2-Be physically able to perform the
work of a carpenter.
3-Have a high school diploma, GED or proof of enrollment in a GED program.
4-Have reliable transportation.
5-Be able to pass a pre-admission drug screening.
Prospective apprentices take two
tests: a math qualifying test and a tape measure test. Experienced carpenters
may take a written Journeyman’s test. Applications and tests are also
available in Spanish.
Those who qualify at the journey level are referred to a Carpenters Union
Business Representative for job referral and Union membership information.
Applicants who are found to be eligible for the Apprenticeship and Training Program
may enter the program after they are placed with a union contractor for
employment. Apprentices are
paid by the contractor for on-the-job training.
Upon acceptance to the training program,
apprentices must join the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of
America and register with the State of Connecticut Department of Labor and
Apprentices receive on-the-job training while working alongside Journeyman
Carpenters and they also receive Related Training at the training center in Yalesville, Connecticut. Related
Training takes place one week every quarter. Example: 1 week in the spring, 1
week in the summer, 1 week in the fall, and 1 week in the winter.
The training hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30
PM, Monday through Thursday. Apprentices must attend 144 hours of training per
Upon completion of the 8,000-hour apprenticeship program, apprentices graduate
to Journeyman level and receive certification from the Connecticut Department
of Labor and The United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Apprentices must comply with
The Connecticut Carpenters Apprentice & Training Fund Policies and be
members in good standing with the Carpenters Union to participate in the
Joining the union is not a guarantee of work.
|Yalesville-2013 Testing |
All tests begin promptly at 8am--do not be late
No appointment necessary
|New London-2013 Testing |
All tests begin promptly at 9am--do not be late
No appointment necessary
500 Main St
Yalesville, CT 06492
(203)265-6242 or Toll Free (877)-942-6242
597 Broad Street, New London, CT 06320
DO NOT CALL the Halls for test results. Instead please call (203) 284-1362 or (877) 999-5088 for test results and more information on the Apprenticeship and Training Program.