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ILAP Courses

ILAP 111: Craft Orientation and Safety Training
Prerequisite: Admittance to the Illinois Laborers & Contractors program. This course provides an introduction to the construction craft industry. It covers basic information related to health and safety and specific information related to first aid, OSHA, highway workzone safety and hazard communication. Students will review basic math for application in the construction craft industry. 3 HRS

ILAP 112: Mason Tending
Prerequisite: ILAP 111. This course includes lecture, lab and work experience. This course provides students the technical knowledge and skills involved with erecting scaffolding, mixing grout and mortar, use of forklifts, and correctly tending the mason. 3 HRS

ILAP 113: Concrete Practices & Procedures
Prerequisite: ILAP 112. This course includes lecture, lab and work experience. The contents include concrete practices and procedures, use of tools and power equipment, estimating quantities, and finishing techniques. 3 HRS

ILAP 114: Asphalt Technology and Construction
Prerequisite: ILAP 113. This course includes lecture, lab and work experience. The contents include preparation of a subgrade and safe use of equipment to apply and finish an asphalt surface. 3 HRS

ILAP 121: Asbestos Abatement
Prerequisite: ILAP 114. This course includes lecture, lab and work experience. Students are prepared for asbestos abatement in a work environment. Additional course topics include federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and the use of personal protective equipment and clothing. 3 HRS

ILAP 122: Principles of Pipelaying
Prerequisite: ILAP 121. This course includes lecture, lab and work experience. The contents include trenching and excavation safety, pressure pipe laying techniques, utility line and grade, and gravity flow piping systems. 3 HRS

ILAP 123: Introduction to Blueprint Reading
Prerequisite: ILAP 122. This course includes lecture, lab and work experience. Students will learn to interpret information incorporated into an architectural drawing; it is necessary to learn to read a ruler and scales and be able to use and convert between different scales and measurement systems. Course will examine plans, elevations, and sections, detail and assembly drawings, and structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical drawings. 3 HRS

ILAP 131: Basic Surveying
Prerequisite: ILAP 123. This course includes lecture, lab and work experience. The contents include basic construction surveying, line and grade checking, and laser tracking leveling. 3 HRS

ILAP 132: Bridge Construction
Prerequisite: ILAP 131. This course includes lecture, lab and work experience. The contents focus on worker and workplace safety. Topics include personal protective equipment, electrical and excavation hazards, scaffolding, hoisting, and rigging. 3 HRS

ILAP 133: AGC Hazardous Waste Worker
Prerequisite: ILAP 132. This course covers the types of hazards and situations that may be encountered at a hazardous waste job site, the protective measures and equipment to use, and associated safety and health measures. 4 HRS

ILAP 211: Laborer Internship I
Prerequisite: Admittance to the Illinois Laborers & Contractors program. The Laborer Internship is to be repeated each year throughout the three (3) years of the laborer apprentice program. This course is designed to offer the apprentice valuable field experience. 3 HRS

ILAP 221: Laborer Internship II
Prerequisite: Admittance to the Illinois Laborers & Contractors program. The Laborer Internship is to be repeated each year throughout the three (3) years of the laborer apprentice program. This course is designed to offer the apprentice valuable field experience. 3 HRS

ILAP 231: Laborer Internship III
Prerequisite: Admittance to the Illinois Laborers & Contractors program. The Laborer Internship is to be repeated each year throughout the three (3) years of the laborer apprenticeship program. This course is designed to offer the apprentice valuable field experience. 3 HRS