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Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters - Fairbanks Training Center
Fairbanks Alaska Carpenter Training Center
The FCTC's goals are to provide quality training that includes both classroom and hands-on shop lessons which ensure that our member's are the best in their craft. We provide both Carpenter and Millwright apprenticeship and journeyman skill upgrade coursework.
Fairbanks Carpenter Training Center
The Minimum Qualifications to Apply are:
• 18 Years old.
A completed application must be returned within 60 days of the date of the application, to receive an interview.
If you are accepted into the Apprenticeship program you will be required to attend your first year of training at the Carpenters Training Center in Fairbanks beginning in May and lasting approximately (4)weeks.
• Classes are held Monday through Thursday 7:00am--4:30 pm.
Upon completion of a four-weeks of training. Students will be placed to work as an "Apprentice Carpenter", with various union construction companies in the Fairbanks and surrounding areas. Starting wages are around $19 per hour. For every 900 hours that an apprentice carpenter works. They will receive a 5% pay increase.
During in the next 3 years apprentices will continue to come to class during the winter months for training, lasting approximately 7 weeks each year, then returning to work, when the work is available. Apprentice Carpenters must complete the four years of schooling (1080 hours total) and work between 6000 to 8000 hours on the job to complete the apprenticeship program and received their journeyman certificate. It normally takes about five (5) years to complete the program.
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