Your Future Starts Now!

Are you looking for a new career?
Apprenticeships in Carpentry offer career pathways to good jobs and in-demand skills!

Come join our free carpentry program with hands-on exposure to the trades to become a Skilled Union Carpenter. Individuals have the opportunity to EARN WHILE THEY LEARN!

New England Carpenters Training Center is actively seeking interested males and females.


  • Be 18 years or older
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • A valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation
  • Reside within the jurisdiction
  • Must pass a drug test

Please contact:
Albany Training Center, 16 Corporate Circle, Albany NY 12203 518-438-0901
Carpenters Local Union 291, 14 Corporate Circle, Albany NY 12203 518-438-1905

Any questions, call 518-438-0901


Welcome to the Carpenters Local #291 Website. Our mission is to provide our members with the best training available and our contractors with the best Carpenters the industry has to offer. Carpenters Local #291 is dedicated to providing the safest, most productive and most highly trained Carpenters available. We are a 1600 member strong Local and are part of The New England Regional Council of Carpenters which represents over 30,000 fellow members in New York and New Jersey. With our extensive training, productivity, political activism and organizing efforts our mission is to achieve an ever increasing market share in our industry and to increase man hours so we can continue to provide our Brothers and Sisters and their families with health and pension benefits and an honest living wage. We are also committed to assisting our neighbors and community to provide a safe and healthy atmosphere for young and old alike. From our sacred oath we swear to help one another and to strive to promote our organization collectively and individually.