The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Local 46 of the Metallic Lathers and Reinforcing Ironworkers union will begin taking applications Thursday for 50 lather apprentices.

Applicants should complete a form at from 9 to 10 a.m. weekdays through June 14. Only the first 500 applications will be considered.

Applicants must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, be physically able to do the work and pass drug and aptitude tests.

More information is available by calling 718-267-7500.