Become a Member

Become a Member

Most members join our Union through an apprenticeship. As an apprentice you will earn while you learn, getting paid for every hour you work while you are learning your trade. Apprentices follow a formal, rigorous course of training, both on the job and in the classroom. Upon completion of your apprenticeship, you will have the training, wages, benefits and respect that only a union job can provide.

All new members must take a skill evaluation, pay an initiation fee, and are placed at a wage level and status based on experience and ability. Depending on experience, you may be placed in our apprenticeship program; at the very least, you will be encouraged to take specific training classes to fill gaps in your experience and to gain required certifications.

The Carpenters Union and apprenticeships are open to all. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national origin, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability or status with regard to public assistance.

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Membership questions

If you have questions about how to join or general membership questions, please complete and submit the contact form below.

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Have you ever been a member of the Carpenters' Union before?
Do you have either a High School diploma or a General Equivalency Degree (GED)?
Are you a student or graduate of a post-secondary vocational program in carpentry?
Are you currently employed?
Do you have reliable transportation?*
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Although North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters does not hire or make hiring decisions on behalf of its partner employers, it is the policy of the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Employers utilizing information collected on this website must comply with NCSRCC’s EEO policy or maintain an equivalent EEO policy as a term and condition of use of this site.

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