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Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute (PNCI)

PNCI is the premier school in Oregon, Southwest Washington, and Idaho for carpenters and the affiliated trades. PNCI is sponsored by Willamette Carpenter Training Center, Inc., a non-profit organization in Portland, Oregon. PNCI provides apprenticeship and journey-level skill training for many trades. MHCC partners with them to offer an apprenticeship in carpentry.

Build a Career as a Carpenter

Carpenters measure, saw, level, and nail wood and other building materials. They install tile and insulation, acoustical ceilings, cabinets, siding, and much more. They work with many tools to build houses, schools, churches, and hotels. They build skyscrapers, hospitals, office buildings, prisons, bridges, tunnels, and highways. Carpenters make up the largest single group of skilled workers in the country.

Want to learn more about how you can become a carpenter? We’re happy to help. Please email questions to MHCC Apprenticeship Advisor Howard Mitchell.

Contact the Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute

Learn more about the Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute

Amber McCoy
Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute
4222 NE 158 Ave
Portland, OR 97230

Fax: 503-287-7739


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