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The Michigan Statewide Joint Apprenticeship Training Program offers a 4-year Apprenticeship programs for Carpenters, Floor Layers, and Millwrights. Apprentices work for a Union Contractor and train throughout the year at their training site. We pride ourselves in providing state of the art training throughout the entire state.
Our training makes you more employable, receive better wages and retain work compared to non-trained workers. There are 5 training facilities across the state of Michigan. Class schedule and dates vary by location.
Whether your interest lies in Carpentry, Millwrighting, or Floor Covering, our four-year programs combine on-the-job experience with related classroom instruction. You will be supervised throughout your Apprenticeship by highly skilled Journey-level instructors and coordinators who have years of experience in a wide variety of construction areas.
What is a Carpenter?
Carpenters saw, level, hammer, and measure wood and other building material. They install tile, insulation, acoustical ceilings, cabinets, siding, and much more. Carpenters work with a variety of tools and materials to build houses, construct bridges or highways, and erect skyscrapers. Carpentry is one of the oldest trades in the country.
What is a Millwright?
Millwrights install conveyor systems, turbines, and electrical generators. They maintain factory machinery and perform precision installation and maintenance work in nuclear power stations. Millwrights are highly skilled and can study and interpret blueprints and perform drilling, welding, or bolting necessary to bring the plans to fruition.
What is a Floor Layer?
Floor Layers install carpet, vinyl, laminate, and turf. Floor coverings serve important basic function in buildings, but their decorative qualities contribute to the buildings appeal. From simple carpet installations to complicated inlay, floor layers enhance aesthetics and safety of any building.