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    Apprenticeship Application Process

    Applications are considered complete upon verification of minimum requirements.

    Incomplete applications are not considered. Click here to download the application packet.

    Minimum requirements to be deliver in person at 21031 Ryan Road in Warren, email tom.ward@bricklayers to schedule an appointment.

    • Complete the application. Must be legible, print neatly or we may not be able to reach you.
    • Must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License – bring with you.
    • High School Graduate or G.E.D equivalent – bring Diploma and Transcripts or GED with Scores with you. Additional higher Education documentation is a plus.
    • Be a U.S. Citizen – bring your Social Security Card.
    • Pass a Pre-placement medical evaluation and be physically capable to perform the work  (applicant pays).
    • Obtain two signed character reference letters from non-family members.
    • Obtained the age of 17 – verified with driver’s license.
    • Be Drug Free – test issued after qualifications are confirmed (no cost to applicant)
    • Dependable transportation is a must.

    When the above items are received applicants are considered Qualified.

    Qualified Applicants are given a contractor list to solicit work from employers who may

    be hiring. In addition, qualified applicants are offered an interview with the Joint

    Apprenticeship and Training Committee for a position in our tuition free pre-apprenticeship training program.

    Selected applicants are enrolled in the International Masonry Training and Education Foundations (IMTEF) 12 week pre-apprenticeship program.

    Training is 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm.

    There is no cost to attend and students receive a $10 per day stipend.

    Upon successful completion, trainees are registered with the Department of Labor and become members of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 2 of Michigan. Graduate students receive job placement.

    Directed questions to Apprentice Coordinator, preferably via email tom.ward@bricklayers.org or text at (734) 552-7066                                            IMTEF Metro Detroit office (586) 757-6668

    Want to see what the employment outlook is for BAC Trades in the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook?

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    21031 Ryan Road  - Warren, MI 48091   Click here for a Map to the IMI Training Center
    Tel: (586) 757-6668
    Fax: (586) 757-7015
    Tom Ward, Apprentice Coordinator
    Email: Tom.Ward@bricklayers.org

    Page Last Updated: Sep 06, 2018 (05:38:58)
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