The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Local 1298 of the Road and Heavy Construction Laborers union will begin taking applications Tuesday for 20 skilled construction craft laborer apprenticeships, officials said.

Applications can be obtain in person at Local 1298's office, 1611 Locust Ave. in Bohemia, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays until July 31. Forms will be available and accepted for 20 business days or until 200 forms have been distributed, whichever comes first.

Applications must be submitted by Aug. 3.

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Applicants must be 18 or older, provide proof of completion of high school or GED courses, have reliable transportation, be physically able to do the work, become a union member and must be legally able to work in the United States.

More information is available by calling 631-218-1376.