The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Local 1 of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers will begin taking applications on Friday for 30 apprenticeships, officials said.
Applications can be obtained at the International Masonry Institute, 12-07 44th Ave. in Long Island City, Queens, from 8 to 8:30 a.m. on Friday, as well as on Oct. 26, Nov. 30, Dec. 21 and, in 2019, on Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 29, April 26, May 31 and June 28.
The union hopes to train 10 bricklayer-masons, five stone masons, five plasterers and 10 pointer-caulker-cleaners.
Applicants must take an aptitude test at the time they apply. They also must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, have reliable transportation, pass a drug test and be physically able to do the work.
More information is available by calling 718-706-9294.