GBCA, CARP, and Clemens Construction Company Build Free Libraries for 2022 MLK Day of Service

The General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) and the Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program (CARP, a pre-apprentice program held at the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center) built 15 free libraries for Philadelphia

GBCA, CARP, and Clemens To Build Free Libraries for 2022 MLK Day of Service

As part of its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Project, the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) is joining forces with apprentices from the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training

Donate Doors and Hardware and Support Carpenters’ Apprentices

Rethink your construction waste! Oftentimes, extra materials and supplies are thrown away. Many materials, however, could be used to help train the next generation of skills trades workers. The Carpenters

Support Apprentices by Donating Materials to the Carpenters’ Apprenticeship School

Rethink your construction waste! Oftentimes, extra materials and supplies are thrown away. Many materials, however, could be used to help train the next generation of skills trades workers. The Carpenters

Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest

On May 7, 2021, the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center of Philadelphia & Vicinity held its 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest. The top apprentices competed in 5 carpentry categories, with

6abc Facebook Live at the Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest

On May 7, 6abc’s Gina Gannon hosted a Facebook Live video at the Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest. Gina interviewed several individuals involved in the event as well

Union Carpenter Training Sets the Gold Standard for Construction Talent

Carpenter Contractor Trust and Bisnow have partnered to share the value of union construction in Philadelphia. The most recent update looks at efforts from GBCA and the Carpenters JAC to

Sponsor a Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program Graduate in 2021

GBCA, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, and the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee of Philadelphia & Vicinity have partnered to hold the 5th year of the Carpenters Apprentice

GBCA Video Vignette Filming: Workforce Development

On June 26 and August 19, GBCA filmed interviews and footage of workforce development programs in action for an upcoming video vignette. The video will highlight GBCA’s efforts to prepare

2019 Carpenters JAC Academic Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2019 Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee Graduates who won awards for being at the top of their class! These awards are being presented based upon academic achievement during