Please be Safe and Healthy

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, the Local 157 JATC and Training Department have adopted a new protocol for attending future classes and the utilization of the Weld Shop.  The new protocol is based on CDC recommendations and has been enacted for the health and welfare of all members and instructors.

See details of Protocol and WELD SHOP below.

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APPRENTICESHIP

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.

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION 

UNDER SECTION 504/TITLE 

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.

Notices

COVID-19 Protocol

Click on the button below to read the complete protocol.

RE:  Weld Shop - You MUST call Brad Robertson at 812-201-8845 to schedule a time for you to come into the Weld Shop to weld! 

NO UNANNOUNCED SHOP   VISITS.

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

  September 2021   

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.

     Book Fees 

These Fees can be paid with a credit or debit card by calling the Training Center (812-877-1736) during business hours (8:00 am to 4:30 pm EST).  Or, make your payment payable to Local 157 Training Center and mail to 8707 E. Milner Avenue Terre Haute, IN.  47803.  Please call the Training Center if you have any questions.

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TRAINING CENTER NEWS

Certification Classes

Med Gas Recert Class & Test

Terre Haute

Saturday, November 13, 2021

8:00 AM EST

Industrial Rigging Recert Class & Test

Terre Haute  and  Lafayette

Saturday November 6 & 13, 2021

8:00 AM EST

Backflow Class & Certification

5 Weeks on Saturdays

starting October 23, 2021

Terre Haute  and  Lafayette

8:00 AM EST

Please register for classes by clicking on the CERTIFICATION CLASS tab above.

Illinois Continued Education

Plumbing Class

Saturday; October 23, 2021

Terre Haute Meeting Hall

8:00 am to 12: pm EST

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

     Mark your Calendar 

October 16 

Local 157's 125th

                 Anniversary                  

Applications for the 2022 -2023 Apprenticeship Class are now open.

Click on the Application Info tab noted above for more information.

There have been many rumors about the rules for completion of Apprenticeship. The new Apprenticeship Standards have been adopted and approved by the D.O.L. In these Standards the following policy is located, which is designed to aid with the On-The-Hours requirements.  Please click the link to view the policy.

WELD TEST DATES

The Weld Shop is open and will follow the CDC guidelines and the Covid-19 Protocol.

All weld tests for certification take place on the dates 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.  

October 9

November 20

December 18

These dates may change

 or be cancelled if protocol from CDC changes.

 

Call Brad Robertson

at 812-201-8845

to schedule a time to come into the Weld Shop to weld. 

NO UNANNOUNCED SHOP VISITS.