Testing Information



For any member interested in upgrading their member classification, please email all requests to association@pf597.org


Include in your email:

Full Name:
Card Number:
If Employed (Current Contractor)
Best Contact Information: (Phone/Email/Address)
(The test you wish to take along with the test date)


Testing will take place at the Training Center located in Mokena, IL. All requests must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the testing date. Once you have submitted your request a staff member will reach out with your reservation and time slot.

*All dues must be paid current prior to sign up*

After completion of testing, there will be a 7 to 10 day waiting period to coordinate all paperwork. Anyone that passes with a (70% or above) will be notified of the process to complete your membership upgrade. Please note that for any individual that passes and is eligible to upgrade, an initiation fee difference as well as the dues increase will be applied. For those individuals that do not pass, a review class will be mandatory prior to taking the next test. All information will be sent directly to you, so please remember to have all information current on your Union Fusion Dashboard (phone, email, and mailing address). 


Building Trades Test Dates Metal Trade (B-Card) Test Dates

Saturday, October 14th, 2023

Must be registered by October 6th, 2023

Friday, September 8th, 2023

Must be registered by September 1st, 2023

Saturday, December 9th,, 2023

Must be registered by December 1st, 2023

Friday, November 10th, 2023

Must be registered by November 3rd, 2023


Click Here for the A Card Study Guide

Click Here for the B Card Study Guide