A combination of classroom along with on-the-job training.  On the job training takes place by working side by side with a skilled journeyman.



The policy of the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 157 Apprenticeship & Training is that there will be no discrimination made on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or handicap in the educational services or activities which it supports.


Applications for the 2023 -2024 Apprenticeship Class are now being accepted.

This class will start in August 2023.

Please apply by clicking the Application Info above and follow the directions.

Contact the Training Center if you have any questions.

Certification Classes

Industrial Rigging

Saturday June 4th & June 11th

8:00am - 4:30pm EST

Terre Haute


Instrumentation Level 1 & 2

Monday & Tuesday Evenings

6:00pm - 9:30pm EST

Starting May 2nd thru June 7th

Terre Haute


Med Gas Recertification

Saturday May 21st

8:00am EST

Terre Haute


Please register by clicking on 


Apprentice Monthly Evaluation Forms & Work Progress Forms for the month of

  APRIL 2022   

are due

These forms must be turned in monthly.  If you did not work, you still need to turn them in noting that you did not work.  

Monthly Evaluation and Work Progress forms are available in your classrooms, at the Training Center or can be printed from this website.

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The Apprenticeship Contest was held on Saturday March 5th.  The Indiana State Pipe Trades Association's Contest will be held on April 6th & 7th in Fort Wayne Indiana at UA Local 166 Training Center.  Representing Local 157 are:  JAMES BOLDEN for HVAC; SHAWN RAHM for PIPEFITTER; CODY MILLER for PLUMBER and LIAM MOELLER for WELDING.

Thank you to all participants, judges and those who came to support Local 157 apprentices.


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TWIC  Card

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Upcoming jobs will require you to have the TWIC card.   Please obtain your card as soon as possible.

Bring your card to the Training Center so that it can be entered into your SKILLS


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The Weld Shop opens at 8:00am est

All weld tests for certification take place on the date(s) listed below at the Terre Haute Weld Shop at 8:00 am EST.


 Please register with the Training  Center no later than the Wednesday before the test date.  

Next Weld Test Date is:

May 21

These dates may change

 or be cancelled if protocol from CDC changes.

There will be no Saturday Weld Testing for the months of June, July or August 2022

Call Brad Robertson

at 812-877-1736