Apprentice Applications

Apprenticeship applications may be filled out at the Local 5 office in Independence every Monday, except for holidays, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Applicants must:
– be at least 17 years of age
– bring a valid driver’s license (not state issued I.D),
– bring a high school diploma or G.E.D. with them at the time of applying.

The Apprenticeship program classroom training is held at our training center in Amherst, OH 8499 Leavitt Rd., Amherst, OH 44001.
The Administrator of Apprenticeship & Training contact is
The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 5 apprenticeship program is affiliated with Cuyahoga Community College.  By the end of the four-year apprenticeship program, an individual will have earned for FREE half of the required credit hours to earn an associate’s degree.”

The office address is 6200 Rockside Woods Blvd. North, Suite 210, Independence, OH, 44131

If you like to build things, a job in the trowel trades could be a perfect fit.  You’ll work with the best building materials on earth.

You can work in as many different jobs as your imagination allows.  As a Union Craftworker, you could chose to be trained in any of the following trades:

  • Bricklayer
  • Stone Mason
  • Cement Mason
  • Plasterer
  • Mosaic Worker
  • Terrazzo Worker
  • Terrazzo Finisher
  • Tile Setter
  • Tile Finisher
  • Marble Finisher
  • PCC

If you become a member of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, you will be trained by the best training system in the masonry industry! And it’s all FREE!

The International Masonry Institute assists the BAC with training centers across the country including the Northern Ohio Regional Training Center in Amherst, Ohio and the Southern Ohio-Kentucky Regional Training Center in Batavia, Ohio.

 

Pre-Apprenticeship Applications

Pre-Apprenticeship applications are accepted every Monday, except for holidays. The Pre-apprenticeship Training Program applications may be filled out at the Local 5 office in Independence, Ohio from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Applicants must:
– be at least 17 years of age
– bring a valid driver’s license (not state issued I.D)
– bring a high school diploma or G.E.D. with them at the time of applying.

The office address is 6200 Rockside Woods Blvd. North, Suite 210, Independence, OH, 44131

The pre-apprenticeship class lasts for 8 weeks and trainees are not paid.