Please be Safe and Healthy


The Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 157 continues to monitor the COVID-19 virus.  The health and safety of our apprentices and instructors at Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 157 is of the utmost importance.  Therefore; in accordance with the CDC guidelines, the apprentice classes at the Terre Haute, Lafayette, Danville and Hutsonville Training Centers will not be in session.  

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.


The Apprentice Graduation that was scheduled for May 7, 2020 at Hulman Center has been postponed due to the CDC guidelines.  Ivy Tech will notify us when the Graduation has been rescheduled.


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

March 2020   

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 form 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.

Industrial Rigging


At T.H. & LAF Training Centers

Refresher Class

Saturday: March 28

8:00am - 4:00 pm EST

Computer Test

Saturday: April 4

Starting time is at 8:00 am EST

To Register:

Click on the

Certification Classes

button above.

The United Association (UA) Accelerated Welder Training Program 

Location:  Local 157 Training Center

Contact:    Shane Alumbaugh    at                812-877-1736  or    by email.



Application Process

for the 2020 -2021

Apprentice Class

is now closed.


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


At this time, do not bring your TWIC card to the Training Center.  Please take a picture of the front and back and send it to Rich at 812-240-4462. 


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.  

All Weld Tests have been cancelled until further notice

The Weld Shop is closed until further notice due to the CDC guidelines.

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.

Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 157