Admission Requirements:

  • Must be 17 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver's license at the time of indenture
  • Must pass a physical examination, pre-employment drug test upon notification and subsequent 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:

  • We are not currently accepting applications for our apprenticeship program.
  • If you wish to be notified when we begin accepting applications in the future, please send a self-addressed envelope to:


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


    Or check this page at a later date.



    Thank you for your interest in our program.


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