Application Process

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be 17 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must pass a physical examination, pre-employment drug test and submit to random drug testing once employed
  • Must successfully complete an aptitude test
  • Must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D.


Applying for the Program:

Application DownloadThank you for your interest in our program.

Applications will be accepted every Wednesday from August 2, 2017 through October 4, 2017 -- from       8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the           address below:

Sheet Metal Workers
Local Union 73 Training Center
2701 Van Buren Street
Bellwood, IL 60104-2458


What to Bring at Time of Application:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Photo I.D. such as a Driver’s License
  • Photocopy of High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Certified Birth Certificate (no copies accepted)
  • Photocopy of DD214 (Armed Forces Discharge) if applicable
  • Official translation for any of the above-listed documents that are not in English
  • Registration Fee of $20.00 cash or money order (No Checks). Fee is non-refundable.


Study Guides can be purchased at the Apprentice Office.