Become An Apprentice


Scope of Work: Carpenters erect a building’s wood frame, including subflooring, sheathing, partitions, floor joists, studs and rafters. They install heavy timbers, build forms, erect scaffolding and install molding, wood paneling, cabinets, window sashes, door frames, doors, hardware, build stairs, and lay floors. In addition, as part of their job, carpenters saw, fit and assemble plywood, wallboard and many other materials.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Birth certificate, social security card and picture identification are required at the time of
  • application
  • At least 17 years of age
  • Pass drug screening.

Length of Program: 4 years

Detroit Carpenters Apprenticeship School
1401 Farrow
Ferndale, Michigan 48220
(248) 541-2740 Fax: (248) 541-1660

Open Enrollment Dates:
Accepting applications every Wednesday between 9am and 12 noon.

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