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.



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.


COVID-19 Protocol

Click on the button below to read the complete protocol.

RE:  Weld Shop - To Enter The Training Center Weld Shop You Must Be Vaccinated (vaccination card must be provided or on file) OR a mask MUST be worn at all times.  Call Brad Robertson at 812-877-1736  to enter the Weld Shop 

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

  NOVEMBER 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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Certification Classes

Industrial Rigging RECERT Class & Test 

Saturday January 15

Test on Saturday January 22

Terre Haute  and  Lafayette

8:00am EST


IN Plumbing Code Class

Monday & Tuesday evenings

Jan. 1 - March 1

Terre Haute  6:00pm - 9:30pm EST

Lafayette  5:00pm - 8:30pm EST


IL Plumbing Code Class

Saturday's  Jan. 8 - March 5

Terre Haute  8:00am EST


Med Gas Recert Class & Test

Terre Haute

Saturday, February 26, 2022

8:00am EST


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


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

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.


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.  

Next Weld Test Date

January 15

These dates may change

 or be cancelled if protocol from CDC changes.


Call Brad Robertson

at 812-877-1736

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

(see above regarding vaccination or Masks)