About Us

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 location to location.

The MRCC advantage:

  • Union Carpenters and Millwrights get extensive training in state-of-the-art methods and equipment during a four-year  "paid as you earn" apprenticeship that produces the best skilled professional worker fully certified by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • The MRCC ‘s top priority is to collectively bargain for good wages for all members, who deserve a fair wage for a hard day’s work.
  • The MRCC is committed to ensuring its members are working on safe job sites.
  • Union members have good healthcare coverage, a pension and an annuity that members can build on as they work.

The MRCC is more than just a Union

It’s a sisterhood and brotherhood of skilled trades-people who take real pride in their craft. Carpenters and Millwrights are committed to their trade and stand together to keep the union and Michigan’s economy strong.

The Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights (MRCC) represents 14,000 Carpenters and Millwrights across the state of Michigan. Our member Carpenters help build diverse projects, large and small, residential and commercial. Union Millwrights work with precision machinery, installing and maintaining everything from conveyor systems to turbines and generators. Our members work closely with contractor partners across the state.