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Why Union?

"Finishing Trades Institute provides necessary skills to individuals for career advancement to journeyperson status and continued education in the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades construction industries. This commitment to apprentice and journeyperson education and training is essential to the success of our various skill trade unions and our contractor associations". 


What seperates Union from Non-Union? TRAINING

Members of the IUPAT District Council 11 are the best trained workforce in the world.  With 2   training facilities, District Council 11 prides itself on delivering cutting edge training programs for apprentices and journeypersons alike.  The Training Center provides Health & Safety Classes as well as Journeyperson Upgrade classes to assure that we have the most progressive workforce. We pride ourselves on assuring that our members receive the most advanced training in the country. We are always looking to the future in developing a curriculum that keeps us a step ahead of all the rest.  Please click on the ACE Classes Icon for more information on our Journeyperson Upgrade courses or the Health & Safety Icon for information on our H & S classes.


College isnt for me, but I still want a good job what are my options? A UNION APPRENTICESHIP

A career in the Trade Unions, through apprenticeship, offers many opportunities for both, a good livelihood and room for advancement. The apprenticeship system has long served as a major source of needed craftsmen, foreman and contractors. A Union Apprenticeship is for people who have a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and skillful hands. If your interested in a challenging and well paying job, in a field which offers outlets for creative and artistic abilities then click on the Apprenticeship Icon for more information that we hope will give you the motivation to take the first step on the path to a great career.

 

Finishing Trades Institute of Southern New England exists to serve a number of purposes:

  To supply all contractors with highly skilled workers including apprentices, journeypersons, supervisors, project managers, etc.

To facilitate a unique learning environment with varying instructional objectives and technologies.

To provide activities and resources that fosters a positive, comprehensive training environment.

To provide career advancement through a combination of classroom instruction as well as shop and field experiences.

To provide continuing education and training in the form of Journeyperson Upgrade classes.

Apprentice development and progression is achieved by partaking in classes such as Health and Safety, Blueprint Reading, Mathematics, and Leadership and Foreperson Training.

With two state of the art training centers, we specialize in complete training for trades such as Painters, Glaziers, Glassworkers, Architectural Metal Workers, Drywall Finishers, and Wallcoverers. Men and women are afforded comprehensive curriculum and unequaled training. It is impressed upon our members the realization that acquiring vital trade specific skills is necessary in securing and maintaining fair wages, health and pension benefits, and favorable working conditions.

 

 

   

 

It is impressed upon our members the realization that acquiring vital trade specific skills is necessary in securing and maintaining fair wages, health and pension benefits, and favorable working conditions.

The Finishing Trades Institute’s vision is unparalleled. Our comprehensive training programs are a collaborative effort designed to supply our union contractors and associations the most uniquely qualified workforce, now and into the future.