Looking for a great new career? Check out our Carpentry Apprenticeship Program!
The Natural State is growing by leaps and bounds, and no matter where you go, you see new construction taking place. If you’re an individual who enjoys working with your hands, it definitely gets you thinking. In fact, the demand for skilled carpenters is currently at an all time high. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), carpenters earn a median income of $46,590 per year, and employment opportunities in the carpentry profession are projected to rise by 6% from 2014 to 2024. High tech jobs continue to be farmed out overseas to take advantage of cheap labor, but the skilled trades continue to be recession proof!
If you want to learn carpentry. The Arkansas Construction Education Foundation is here to help. We were established in 1994 to provide quality training to produce a safe, competent and professional workforce for contractors, and we currently train new professionals in Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, HVAC, Electronic Systems Technology, Building Maintenance, and Industrial Maintenance. If you’re interested in becoming an apprentice carpenter, we’re here to help!
The Carpentry Apprenticeship Program is a 2- to 4-year competency-based program, and our apprentices learn all aspects of carpentry, from cabinet fabrication to advanced Roof Systems.Our training programs are all certified by the U.S. Department of Labor, recognized by the Arkansas Department of Career Education, and accredited by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). We operate also operate safety and management education courses for construction, commercial, and industrial operations.
The NCCER curriculum is a rigorous program designed specifically for unconventional students. Our apprentices receive a combination of classroom instruction and field experience, all led by Arkansas’ most experienced trade professionals. We offer training at multiple sites throughout the state, and your performance evaluations will allow you to demonstrate what you know, and not what you’re able to memorize.
For more information about our carpentry programs, or any of our other apprenticeship opportunities, call us today at (501) 372-1590, or contact us online.