The Finishing Trades Institute of New York will begin taking applications Friday for 50 union painter and decorator apprenticeships for work on structural steel/bridges.
Applications can be obtained at the institute office, 45-15 36th St., Long Island City, Queens, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. Forms will be available until May 10 or until 500 have been distributed, whichever comes first.
Applicants must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, be physically able to do the work, attend a three-day orientation event, pass a physical exam and be able to understand instructions in English.
More information is available by calling 718-937-7440.