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Please be advised that after fifteen (15) years of service as Director of the Carpenter Training Center of the Quad Cities JATC, Bill Lehmann will be retiring effective August 31, 2018.

John “Curt” Determan has been selected to service as the Director of the Quad Cities Campus ~ Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Apprentice and Training Program.  Curt will continue as an apprentice instructor until a new apprentice instructor can be selected.  Roger Richardson will continue to be an instructor in both the apprentice program and the journeyman education program.

Please spread the word that the Quad Cities Campus is looking for a full-time apprentice instructor and is also looking for part-time evening instructors for specific areas of the journeyman continuing education program.  If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a full or part-time instructor, please have them contact the training center as soon as possible.

Instructor Applicant Basic Requirements:

1.  High School diploma or GED equivalency.

2.  Member in good standing with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiner of America.

3.  Minimum of five (5) years of verifiable carpentry experience.

OSHA Silica Final Rule

An overview presentation on “OSHA Silica Final Rule” will be held at the Carpenter Training Center of the Quad Cities on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm with John Harak and Bob St Claire from the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters as presenters.  Please plan to attend

Information Update ~

If you are interested in taking a UBC Rigging class you may contact the Millwrights JATC; 2707-62nd St Ct, Bettendorf, IA

All classes are DAY class session, to register for a class or more information you may contact the Millwrights (563) 332-3595

Dan Ketchum; Apprenticeship Coordinator

Policy Change


“Effective January 1, 2015, anyone that signs up to take a Journeyman Education training class, but does not attend the class and does not notify the Training Center of his/her inability to attend; will have a $25.00 reduction in his/her educational stipend for each offense.”