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!

The Form Builder-Rough Carpenter 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
  • Program Hours: 324 hours

Certificates and Licensures

  • MTECH Certificate in Form Builder Rough Carpenter
  • Department of Labor/Office of Apprenticeship Form Builder/Rough Carpenter 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: 324 Hours.

  Times: Evenings. 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.


Session Location level Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Fall 2021 SLC 1 8/16/2021 11/15/2021  6:00 PM 9:00 pm M,W
Fall 2021 SLC 2 8/17/2021 11/16/2021  6:00 PM 9:00 pm T,Th
Spring 2022 SLC 1 1/10/2022 4/20/2022 6:00 PM 9:00 pm M,W
Spring 2022 SLC 2 1/11/2022 4/21/2022 6:00 PM 9:00 pm T,Th

Tuition and Fees, Materials and Supplies

For a list of costs please review MTECH Form Builder Rough Carpenter Costs 2019-2020 

All materials and supplies are included.


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