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DETROIT Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Apprenticeship Application

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Detroit and Vicinity, Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers

Apprenticeship Application Process

Applications are considered complete upon verification of minimum requirements.

Incomplete applications are not considered.

Minimum requirements to be deliver in person at 21031 Ryan Road in Warren Monday

thru Friday 9am-11am or 1pm-3pm only. Use boxes below as your checklist.

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 (form enclosed, 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