Apprenticeship and Training

Apprenticeships are high quality, work-based training programs for those who want to develop a rewarding career. An apprenticeship gives you the chance to earn while you learn!*

When you decide to take up an apprenticeship, you will:

  • Earn real wages
  • Gain new knowledge and key skills

First you’ll need to decide which IUPAT career suits you best.

CLICK HERE to see if there’s a Painters and Allied Trades apprentice program that interests you!

The Finishing Trades Institute of Western & Central NY offers innovative and exciting job training programs. It is governed by a board of trustees consisting of members of the IUPAT and the union’s signatory employers. Learn more about the FTI’s staff and its trustees by visiting the links above.

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades provides’ a multitude of opportunities to build a secure future for you and your family. Take advantage of these opportunities by becoming an IUPAT member or by organizing workers in your community!