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

Carpenters JAC Graduation Ceremony

On Thursday, May 23, the Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee held a graduation in honor of the Carpenters who completed their apprenticeships. The ceremony’s Toastmasters included, Philip Radomski, Vice President of

Philadelphia County Residents Prepare for Careers in Construction

On January 5, 2019, the first class of the Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program (CARP) 2019 took place. The program will run through March 2nd. In partnership with the Carpenters JAC

Luis Torrado Honored at CCP Black & Gold Gala

On June 13, 2018, Luis Torrado, Founder and CEO of Torrado Construction Co., Inc., was awarded the Community College of Philadelphia’s (CCP) Alumni Achievement Award. The award was presented at

Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee 2018 Commencement

The Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee of Philadelphia and Vicinity held its 64th Annual Commencement Ceremony on May 24, 2018 at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing.Speakers and awards presenters included

Congratulations to the Carpenters Apprentice Contest Winners!

On Friday, May 4, 2018 the Carpenters JAC held their annual Open House Contest. The following apprentices finished first in their respective trades in the JAC Contest. Congratulations! GENERAL CARPENTRYRyan Kondas,

Apprentices for Hire through CARP

In partnership with the Carpenters JAC and the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, a cohort of minority, Philadelphia residents, both men and women, recently completed the Carpenters Apprentice Ready Program

GBCA and Elected Officials Tour Carpenters Apprentice School

On March 15th, representatives from GBCA and members of the Carpenters Apprentice School met with elected officials from the PA State Senate Labor & Industry Committee and the Senate Education