The training and education fund for District Council 16 of the Cement and Concrete Workers union will begin taking applications Tuesday for 15 skilled-construction craft laborer apprenticeships.

Applications can be obtained at the District Council training office, 29-18 35th Ave. in Long Island City, Queens, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays. Forms will be given to the first 300 people. The recruitment period ends Oct. 5.

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Applicants must be 18 or older, provide proof of completion of at least the 10th grade, be physically able to do the work and pass a drug test.

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