About The NCATF

More than 40 years of dedication to improving your skills and your wages

Established on November 1, 1969, the Northeast Carpenters Apprentice Training and Educational Fund (NCATF) is committed to training the most highly-skilled and efficient work force necessary to remain competitive in today’s construction market. The training program is sponsored entirely through employer contributions based on a percentage of the negotiated hourly wage.

The NCATF operates two training facilities in New Jersey, Edison & Hammonton, both training centers are registered with the United States Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship. Additionally, each apprentice is registered with the states respective agency and their progress is monitored by that agency throughout their training period.


All recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or disability. The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship.