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Intro


 

 

 

 

 

Training Tomorrow's Craftsmen Today

Superior Training.     Professional Craftsmen.      Productive Workforce.

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Intro


 

 

 

 

 

Training Tomorrow's Craftsmen Today

Superior Training.     Professional Craftsmen.      Productive Workforce.

 

Welcome to the Carpenters Training Fund of Louisiana website.  This site will allow you to explore the benefits of becoming a Union carpenter, millwright, or pile driver apprentice with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.

If you want to earn a good wage, receive excellent health care benefits for you and your family, and start a retirement pension while working for the best contractors in the country, then contact us today.

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Interior Systems


Interior Systems


Whether the job is tenant improvement or new construction, carpenters with the proper training assist in identifying and solving problems before they become costly or delay progress. Only one group has the skills and experience to deliver these results: Interior Systems Professionals trained by the Carpenters Training Fund of LA.

Our carpenters are trained in metal framing, drywall application, soffits and ceilings, door hardware installation, top-out, and occupied healthcare facility construction.

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Scaffolding


 

 

 

Scaffolding


 

 

 

The role that scaffolding contractors play on worksites is increasingly critical to the success of that project. Whether work calls for ground supported, structure supported, or suspended scaffolds, the key to success is consistently safe, productive work. That type of performance is achieved only by professionals who are trained, tested, and qualified to complete scaffolding assignments safely and productively. 

Our qualified carpenters receive classroom and hands-on instruction focused on regulations and safety, technical proficiency, as well as capacity and contributory leg load calculations. We also offer customized training and onsite training if the need arises.

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Concrete Forms


Concrete Forms


Heavy and highway construction work doesn’t have the luxury of a second chance. Whether it’s a bridge form, water treatment plant, or high-rise structure, productivity must be at its peak to counteract shrinking budgets and accelerated schedules. 

Our training covers multiple form systems and job-built wood forms.  Additional training for both journeymen and apprentices can be tailored to the specific needs of a job.

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Millwrighting


Millwrighting


Our millwrights and instructors train on the most advanced equipment and tools in the industry. We focus with a standardized curriculum, so that regardless of job site location, our millwrights bring the same skill set to every project. As a result, our unmatched training creates professionals who are not only proficient in all skills, but also who understand the importance of health and safety practices.

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Pile Driving


Pile Driving


Pile Driving professionals are trained to approach every project with productivity and safety as the primary goal. Training is done in both classroom and hands-on settings at our state-of-the-art training center. Initial training for apprentices and skill- enhancement courses for journeymen are taught by industry veterans or industry and manufacturer technical experts. Subjects range from basic skills to new technologies, tools and methods.

Safety is a critical component of our training. In conjunction with OSHA, we train for a variety of situations, so that our professionals are experts in OSHA standards, hazard communication, first aid and CPR, fall protection, rigging and signaling, and more.

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Welding


Welding


Our welding lab is second to none.  Using state-of-the-art welding booths and multi-process welders we train our apprentices and journeymen to be the best in the industry.  Our lab is capable of training in MIG, TIG, stick, cored wired and gouging.

No matter what your job calls for, call on us to train your workforce.