Carpenters & Millwrights

Scope of Work

Carpenters: Carpenters measure, saw, level, and nail wood and other building materials. But they do more than that. They also install tile and insulation, acoustical ceilings, cabinets, and siding. Their skills are employed on a wide range of construction projects, from homes to skyscrapers, tunnels to bridges, and highways to monuments.


A millwright is a skilled craftsman in the industrial construction industry. Their expertise is in the art of moving, installing, aligning, and leveling machinery and conveyor systems, in a safe, efficient, and precise manner.

Length of Program

Four-year apprenticeship, classes one day every two weeks.


  • Possess high school diploma or GED
  • Basic mathematics proficiency test
  • Pass drug test

  • Millwrights
  • Possess high school diploma or GED
  • Hold a valid driver's license

Contact Information

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

Carpenter & Millwright Training Schools
500 Reno Dr
Wayland, MI 49348
Tel: (269) 561-8115

370 US 28
Negaunee, MI 49866
Tel: (906) 225-0703

Grayling Carpenters Training School
2410 Industrial Dr.
Grayling, MI 49738
Tel: (989) 348-8542
Fax: (989) 348-8542

Saginaw Carpenters Training School
3160 Commerce Centre Dr.
Saginaw, MI 48601
Tel: (989) 755-5856
Fax: (989) 755-5859

Detroit Millwrights Training School
27555 Mound Rd.
Warren, MI 48092
Tel: (586) 573-4660
Fax: (586) 573-2468