The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Local 79 of the Construction and General Building Laborers union will begin taking applications for 200 skilled construction-craft laborer apprenticeships, starting on Friday, officials said.

The recruitment will take place on the internet at mttf.org from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday and on July 17-21 and 24-27 or until 2,000 forms have been distributed, whichever comes first.

Applicants who successfully complete the online form will receive a confirmation email and another form to complete and deliver in person to the Local 79 office at 42-53 21st St. in Long Island City, Queens, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays. The second form must be returned in person within 10 days and by July 28. Successful applicants will be interviewed.

Applicants must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, be physically able to do the work and pass a drug test.

More information is available by calling 718-383-6863.

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