Construction Skills Training & Career Guidance

Build a Better Life

We're Career Builders

Community Carpenters provides the tools and resources future carpenters need to succeed, creating lasting career opportunities through educational outreach and hands-on construction skills training.

A 501c3 non-profit organization, we’re proud to serve students, teachers, parents, business owners, and community members across San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. Our partners in this mission include the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.

Coming Soon

Carpenters Union Training Center

Santa Maria, CA

The Community Carpenters Training Center is currently under construction in Santa Maria, California. The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters will utilize the innovative facility as a training center for apprentice and journeyman carpenters. The state-of-the-art space will also house our pre-apprenticeship program, offering participants (anyone and everyone who shows up with a good attitude) the tools to build a better life.

Future Training & Services Offered:
  • Introduction to job site safety and why it's important
  • Basic hazard identification
  • Material identification
  • General material handling and proper ergonomics
  • Tool identification, care, and safe tool use
  • Construction definitions
  • Introduction to construction mathematics
  • Efficient work practices
  • Principles of a good work ethic

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About Us

Dedicated to sharing education and skills training to the Central Coast community, our board believes there’s no limit to what you can learn. Each of us brings a sharpened set of skills and experience to the table that allows us to advance our mission of creating viable career opportunities in construction. Together, we seek to build relationships with local schools and service organizations that share our commitment to the next wave of working carpenters.

Contact Us

Administrative Office:
1010 S Broadway, Suite H
Santa Maria, CA 93454

P (805) 314-2686
F (805) 361-0252