Pile Drivers Local 578

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters

Apprentice and Training Program

For a complete list of classes or to register on-line:
"Proud to be a
Pile Driver/Commercial Diver"

Education and Training Requirements


Pile Driver apprentices need good maths skills and will learn to interpret engineering specifications. Pile Driver apprentices have classes in welding, cutting (oxy/acetylene), rigging, blue print reading, and lay out.

Pile Drivers/Commercial Divers Local 578 does not have a scheduled program for training apprentices. please e-mail your resume with current contact information:

Carpenter Skill Advancement Classes 

Welding Basic

 Title:                WELDING - TIG

Length:            3 Weeks (Total 24 hours)

Starting:          Monday, October 23, 2017

 You must be a member in good standing to register for classes.


Call: 847-640-7373 - 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. or register online at


A refundable $25.00 course reservation fee is part of the registration process.