The Training and Education Fund for District Council 16 of the Cement and Concrete Workers union will begin taking applications Tuesday for 20 skilled construction-craft laborer apprenticeships, officials said.

Applications can be obtained at the District Council 16 Training Center, 29-18 35th Ave. in Long Island City, Queens, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays. Forms will be available through Oct. 24 or until 300 have been distributed, whichever comes first.

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Applicants must be 18 or older, have completed the 10th grade, be able to read and understand instruction materials, pass a drug test, complete a registration card and be physically able to do the work.

More information is available by calling 718-392-6970.