New England Carpenters Training Fund
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The New England Carpenters Training fund is jointly sponsored by the Carpenters unions and signatory building contractors. The New England Carpenters Training Fund through its programs offers training in residential and commercial construction skills for apprentices and journeymen throughout New England.
The collective bargaining agreements between the New England Regional Council of Carpenters (and its affiliated local unions) and the employers’ associations specify the procedure and the amount contributed by the employers on the Union members behalf to support the Program.
The New England Carpenters Training Fund is administered by the New England Carpenters Training Fund’s eighteen (18) member Board of Trustees; nine (9) Trustees represent contributing employers and nine (9) Trustees represent the Union. The Trustees determine the subject matter of the courses and the frequency with which they are offered in a cooperative effort with the various Joint Apprenticeship Advisory Committees throughout New England. The goals of the Trustees are to increase safety, increase skills and encourage work advancement.
Division of Apprentice Training, has expressed to the Board of Trustees of the New England Carpenters Training Fund its enthusiastic support and encourages its use in the training of apprentices.