Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program 2021 – The application period has ended for January 2021.

In partnership with the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee of Philadelphia & Vicinity, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, and the General Building Contractors Association, Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program 2021 will identify and educate prospective Philadelphia County residents that have existing barriers to employment with the four trades taught at the Carpenters Philadelphia JAC. Classes will include instruction to prepare candidates to complete the intake process for the Philadelphia Carpenter’s Apprenticeship.

  • Carpentry
  • Floor Layer
  • Millwright
  • Cabinetmaker

Do you enjoy working with your hands? Do you like working as part of a team? Carpenters are able to adapt to a variety of working conditions, take a sense of pride in their work, and apply themselves diligently in order to become a skilled craftspeople. Applicants should possess above average manual dexterity, coordination, and balance. Carpenters work both indoors and outdoors, and the work is physical by nature.

Please complete application below to be considered for the program.  Details on how to join Online Info Session will follow.

December 12 – **Online Info Session, Participant Interviews, & Math Pre-Test
January 9, 16, 23, 30 – Classroom & Shop Instruction
February 6, 13, 20, 27 – Classroom & Shop Instruction

Philadelphia Carpenters JAC
10401 Decatur Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Application Requirements Include:

  • Resume
  • Photo Identification
  • Participants must be 18 years old or turning 18 before the exam date.
  • A Valid Driver’s license is required.

*Passing a drug test is mandatory to begin your apprenticeship with the Philadelphia Carpenters JAC.
** Participation in this program is not a guarantee of employment.

The application period is currently closed and will reopen in early 2021.  Please check back at a later date for 2021 entry information.