Become a member

To apply as an Apprentice or Journeyperson of the Carpenters Union please follow the steps below:

1. Apprenticeship Training Program – for applicants that have some or no experience in commercial carpentry.

Apprentices Informational Sessions are being held via Zoom until further notice.

To register for a Zoom Informational Session go to www.nectf.org and click the closest location to you.  Fill in your information to register.  You will receive an email a few days prior to the scheduled Informational Session with details on how to log in.  Make sure to mark your calendar.  If you have any questions, please call (315) 455-5797. 

  • To apply for the Apprenticeship program you must begin by attending an Informational Session located at one of the following offices:
    • 23 Market Street, Binghamton, NY
      • Phone:  607.729.0224
    • 181 Industrial Park Road, Horseheads, NY 
      • Phone:  607.729.0224
    • 6920 Princeton Court, Syracuse, NY
      • Phone:  315.455.5797
    • 207 Genesee Street, Utica, NY
      • Phone:  315.455.5797
  • These Sessions are scheduled the first Monday of each month at 6:00pm.  We suggest you contact one of the offices listed above to confirm the session.

Once we receive your application, you will be contacted by our Office and scheduled an interview.

2.  Journeyperson Member – for applicants that have experience in commercial carpentry you have the following options on how to apply:

APPLICATION FOR JOURNEYMAN

Once we receive your application we will contact you for an interview with one of our Business Representatives.

Thank you for your interest in the Carpenters Union.