Class schedules resume in-person at the Training Center with COVID-19 precautions in place.Masks Required - Effective Monday, July 26, 2021: Due to recent rises in COVID-19 cases, and in an abundance of caution, beginning Monday, July 26, 2021, all staff will be required to wear a mask when in common areas of the 9th Floor and the CTC (hallways, bathrooms, kitchen, etc.). This requirement extends to all Apprentice and any Journey Level members who come to the CTC for classes. We greatly appreciate how flexible everyone has been and continues to be as we navigate through COVID-19.
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Welcome to the New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center website. We are the training entity for the New York City District Council of Carpenters and their signatory contributing contractors. We graduate the most highly trained carpenters and related specialty tradespeople who will go on to continue to build the skyline of New York as we have since 1881.

We train over 1,500 carpenter apprentices and 14,000 journey level carpenters per year in our New York City training facility. Please browse the site to learn more about all the outstanding career opportunities that the Training Center has to offer.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students
The New York City District Council of Carpenters Apprenticeship Journeyman Retraining Educational & Industry Fund School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.


Online News and Announcements

Carpenter Apprenticeships: A Pathway to the American Dream

November 18, 2021

It’s #NationalApprenticeshipWeek! For union carpenters like Denise Echevarria, apprenticeships are more than just a career steppingstone, they’re a pathway to a better future.

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 (Nov 15-21)

November 16, 2021

The NYCDCCTC will be celebrating this year’s National Apprentice Week with some special guests from Turner construction. We will be rolling out our Diversity and Inclusion Training and also training the apprentice this wee on A-Frame safety training to bring a better awareness of A-Frame accidents of the rise and focus on proper usage and safety when using these types of equipment.

NYC Carpenters’ Newest Programs Help Women Succeed on the Job

October 26, 2021

“Last month, the NYCDCC went further, launching its new Inclusion and Diversity program. Key elements of the program include: promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace; participating in active caring; and preventing sexual harassment, racism, and bias.”