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Laborer Apprentice Program (Certificate)

44 credit hours.

This certificate program is available only to students who have been admitted to the Illinois Laborers & Contractors program. For additional information concerning the Laborer Apprenticeship program,students should contact the Illinois Laborers & Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program at (217) 773-2741.

The Laborer Apprentice Associate in Applied Science degree program was established for the purpose of providing increased educational opportunities for laborer apprentices working towards their journeyman certification.

General Education Core Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
  Mathematics or TMAT or Physical Sciences Elective (Earth Science recommended) 4

Required Core:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
ILAP 111 Craft Orientation and Safety Training 3
ILAP 112 Mason Tending 3
ILAP 113 Concrete Practices & Procedures 3
ILAP 114 Asphalt Technology and Construction 3
ILAP 121 Asbestos Abatement 3
ILAP 122 Principles of Pipelaying 3
ILAP 123 Introduction to Blueprint Reading 3
ILAP 131 Basic Surveying 3
ILAP 132 Bridge Construction 3
ILAP 133 AGC Hazardous Waste Worker 4
ILAP 211 Laborer Internship I 3
ILAP 221 Laborer Internship II 3
ILAP 231 Laborer Internship IIII 3

Gainful Employment Information

By completing this certificate, you may apply for employment as:

Job Title SOC Code
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Terrazzo Workers and Finishers 47-1011.00 47-2053.00
The total program cost for completing this certificate is $5,984 for tuition and fees and $2,017 for books and supplies.

Of the 11 student who completed this certificate in the 2011-2012 academic year, 72.70% of them did so within a normal time frame (as determined by institution). Job placement rates are only reported for those programs that are required to disclose them for accreditation purposes. The median loan debt incurred by completers of this program was $0 for Title IV loans, $0 for private education loands, and $0 for the Heartland Community College finance plan.

Information contained on this Web site is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment. Students who intend to graduate must meet with an Academic Advisor to complete an "Application to Graduate" form a full semester prior to graduation. This will help ensure that a student meets all graduation requirements. Remember to always check with the school you are interested in attending for specific requirements.