August 2004

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A union facility offers extensive hands-on training

by Krista Berns
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From the outside, the Chicagoland Roofers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Facility in Indian Head Park, Ill., seems like a typical office building. As you walk through the front door, you enter an office reception area that looks like most others.

But appearances can be deceiving. After walking through a few more doors, you enter a world of roofing. You are taken in by enormous simulated roofing shops with roof system mock-ups, mock-ups for installing roof drains, areas for heat-welding and much more.

Photos courtesy of the Chicagoland Roofers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Facility, Indian Head Park, Ill.

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