Form Builder Rough Carpenter

Being an apprentice gives you the power of knowledge, and with that knowledge comes opportunity and advancement. You will learn from qualified and respected industry professionals who are willing to share their years of experience to help you advance in your career. You will learn real-world, applicable skills that will not only help you grow in your profession but help your paycheck grow as well.

Through hard work, dedication, and the knowledge you gain in the Apprenticeship Program, you will increase your value to a company and to the construction industry, which typically leads to a higher wage. Participating in an apprenticeship program shows initiative in furthering your career and developing your leadership potential. In addition to learning from the pages of a book, you will learn directly from seasoned professionals that will show you tips, tricks, best practices and industry secrets that will give you an edge against your competition. When you complete the apprenticeship program, you will receive a nationally recognized Form Builder/Rough Carpenter Journeyman Certificate from the Department of Labor / Office of Apprenticeship. Join the apprenticeship program and let your quest for the power of knowledge begin!

This program is for students who have employment with a construction firm that is a member of the Associated General Contractors of Utah. Students learn on the job with their employer, and attend twice a week to cover theory and hands-on application. This training is held two semesters a year, for two years.

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Taylor Smith

Director of Apprenticeship & Training
Associated General Contractors of Utah

  • Form Builder Rough Carpenter (Hwy)
  • Program Hours: 320 hours

Certificates and Licensures

  • MTECH Program Certificate in Form Builder Rough Carpenter (Highway).
  • Department of Labor/Office of Apprenticeship Form Builder/Rough Carpenter Highway Journeyman's Certificate.

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults only.  High school students are not eligible to register for this program.

  Registration Availability: Students must register through AGC by contacting:

Taylor Smith 

  Program Length: 320 Hours.

  Times: Evenings. Please see schedule below.

  Locations:  MTECH Salt Lake Instructional Service Center.

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid or Veteran's Assistance.


  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit  

Students must be currently employed by a contractor who is a member of the AGC of Utah.


level Location session Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
1 SLC 1 12/6/2021 12/10/2021 6:00 pm 9:00 pm M-F
1 SLC 2 1/10/2022 1/14/2022 6:00 pm 9:00 pm M-F
1 SLC 3 2/7/2022 2/11/2022 6:00 pm 9:00 pm M-F
1 SLC 4 3/7/2022 3/11/2022 6:00 pm 9:00 pm M-F

Tuition and Fees

Level 1 Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Facilities Fees $50.00  
Program Fees $410.00  
Tuition $336.00  
total: $836.00  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.


Level 2 Cost Notes
Program Fees $410.00  
Tuition $336.00  
total: $746.00  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

All materials and supplies are included with the cost of the program fees.

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