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.


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.



The policy of the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 157 Apprenticeship & Training is that there will be no discrimination made on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age (40 years or older), genetic information, or disability. in the educational services or activities which it supports. 


Illinois Plumbing Continuing Education Class

Saturday, October 22, 2022

8am-Noon EST

Terre Haute Training Center

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


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.




Congratulations to the 2022 Graduating Class!

The Graduation Dinner was held on September 23rd to celebrate their achievement.



The Apprentice Orientation for our new incoming apprentice class was held on Monday, August 22nd.  We would like to welcome our new class of 1st Year Apprentices!

The Apprentice Orientation for our returning apprentices was held on Tuesday, August 23rd. Welcome back! 


2022-2023 Classes Started on August 29th

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TWIC  Card

Transportation Worker Identification Credential


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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:

September 17

October 15

November 19

December 17

These dates may change

 or be cancelled if protocol from CDC changes.

Call Brad Robertson

at 812-877-1736

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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