Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute (PNCI)

The premier educational institution in Oregon, Southwest Washington, and Idaho for Carpenters and the affiliated trades. PNCI is sponsored by Willamette Carpenter Training Center, Inc. a non-profit organization based in Portland, Oregon. PNCI provides apprenticeship and journeyman skill advancement training for many construction trades including:

Current Events

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OSHA-30 (Hoyle) tbd
5:00 PM
9:00 PM
Scaffold Erector Qualification (Medina) 235

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Mission Statement PNCI

At PNCI we strive for excellence in the education and leadership development of our professional carpenter workforce. We are committed to creating a positive jobsite culture and safe work environment by collaborating with our partners in the community and industry.

Core Values

Certification and Qualification

Certification and Qualification courses are available for CPR, OSHA, Welding, Scaffolding, Trade Show, WABO, Westinghouse, Forklift, Hazardous Waste, Welding, Aerial Lift and many more. If you are looking for a new career in construction see our career area. Moving to this area and already part of the construction trades, contact the administrative offices


The Portland welding lab is now open. The new Welding area has the latest in fume extraction, larger booths, and increased overall size to better serve our contractors and members.