Bricklayers Local 21 apprenticeship program


I wish to make sure that you are aware of the upcoming application deadline for the Bricklayer Apprenticeship Program. Applications received by 3:00 pm on Friday, 12/29/2017 will be eligible for the selection process for our next pre-job program that will begin on Monday, 2/12/2018. Applications received after 12/29/2017 will be eligible for future pre-job programs.

Applications must be made in person at our training center located at 2140 Corporate Drive, Addison, IL. Applications are accepted between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Our office will be closed on Monday 12/25 and Tuesday 12/26. Our office will close at 11:30 am on Friday 12/22.

Applicants will need the following at the time of their application.

· $20 application fee (cash, check, or money order, no credit cards)

· Social Security Card or permit to work in the US.

· Copy of your birth Certificate

Applicants will be required to attend an orientation session on Saturday 1/6/2018 at 8:00 am at the training center and will be required to take an aptitude test on Saturday 1/13/2018. If selected for the program applicants will be required to pass a drug test. A study guide for the aptitude test may be purchased for $10. After 1/1/2018 the price for the study guide will be $15.

The prejob program is a ten week training program that is designed to give a person the skills necessary to begin employment as an apprentice bricklayer. Current starting scale for an apprentice bricklayer is $22.69/hour.

The District Council Training Center is a registered apprenticeship program affiliated with the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (IUBAC) and the signatory contractors that employ IUBAC members.