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Instructor Training Form

This form serves as the entry point for Instructor Training for two groups:

For trainees selected by Carpentries member organizations or groups that have arranged for training, it serves as a trainee Profile Creation form. This creates an entry in our database and allows us to record attendance and track your progress through the Instructor certification process. Form responses are not reviewed in detail but may be used in programmatic assessment. Please note that this form is separate from event registration. Your site contact will provide you with instructions to register for an Instructor Training event. In response to the first question, please select Profile Creation for Pre-approved Trainees and enter in your provided registration code. If you do not have a registration code, please enter the name of the institution you are joining through.

For individuals who wish to apply to our Open Instructor Training program, this form serves as an application. Application responses are reviewed carefully, ranked, and selected to receive Instructor Training sponsored by The Carpentries. After being accepted, your profile is already complete; it is not necessary to fill out the form a second time. In response to the first question, please select "Open Training Application." No code is needed.

Not sure which applies to you?
We can help! Please send us an email at instructor.training@carpentries.org. More details about the Instructor role are available on the Become an Instructor page on The Carpentries website. To learn more about what the training will cover, please see our Instructor Training curriculum.


Use this if you have been invited to apply through an institutional membership or other agreement with The Carpentries. Please note your application materials and information about your progress towards The Carpentries Instructor certification may be shared with our contacts at your member site.

If you have been given a registration code through a Carpentries member site or for a specific scheduled event, please enter it here:

Submit application for review to receive a scholarship for Instructor Training through our Open Application Program. Please note your application materials may be shared with The Carpentries Trainers in order to review and accept your application.

This is an optional, secondary email address we can use to contact you.
Please put only a single username here. After your application has been accepted, you will be able to use your GitHub username to log in to our database to view your profile.
Please choose the one that best describes you.
Please give city, and province or state if applicable. Do not share a full mailing address.
The Carpentries strive to make workshops accessible to as many people as possible, in as wide a variety of situations as possible.
Please check all that apply.

The Carpentries strives to increase opportunities for underrepresented groups to join our team.
This response is optional and doesn't impact your application's ranking.

Provide details or leave blank if this doesn't apply to you.
Please check all that apply.
Please include teaching experience at any level from grade school to post-secondary education.
What else do you want us to know?