Minimum Qualifications

At time of filing an application:

  • Reside in one of the following Illinois Counties:
    Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Iroquois, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry or Will
  • Be 17 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or a G.E.D. Certificate or officially sealed High School Transcripts (minimum 8 credits)
  • Have a valid Driver’s License or State ID
  • Original Social Security Card or receipt showing duplicate card has been applied for
  • Pass a proficiency test
  • Be physically fit to work as a carpenter with no restrictions
  • Pass a drug test
  • Submit a $25.00 non-refundable application processing fee – Cashier’s Check or Money Order only.