Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute (PNCI) is 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:
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 closed for construction. Construction will complete around Thanksgiving with the lab reopening to members on Monday December 12th. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. The completion of this new Welding area will have the latest in fume extraction, larger booths, and increased overall size. This will allow PNCI to better serve our contractors and members.
Due to the above closure of the Welding Lab in Portland, additional Welding lab dates have been added at the Tangent facility on Friday and Saturdays during October through December. Please see the specific dates under Courses