Apprenticeship Training Programs


Union-affiliated registered apprenticeship programs are proven to be the best.

Already working in construction? Join us for continued training and a better life!  

The Central Iowa Building & Construction Trades Council is made up of 16 unions representing more than 15,000 highly skilled workers who perform building and construction work across Central Iowa. We provide contractors with the highest skilled and trained workforce in the industry completing projects on time and under budget.


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We provide the best training and workforce in the industry.

An employee of a union contractor in the construction trades has gone through thousands of hours of training to learn his or her skills.  Non-union contractors cannot match the training, productivity, and project outcomes of the unionized construction industry.

Union contractors are significantly less likely to have delays in completion times due to shortages of workers — and they've actually been more likely to add workers in this tight labor market. When you use a union construction firm, you know there are fewer mistakes and change orders on jobs. You know you are getting a safe and highly-trained workforce with lower turnover, and a collective bargaining agreement that outlines all of the work rules and relevant provisions governing the project. 


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Building Union is Good Business!

If you are a contractor and would like to become signatory with one or more local unions, contact us today to see how we can bring projects in safely, on time, and on budget! 


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