Learn about the trades

The Indiana Plan works with more than a dozen building-trades apprenticeship programs to provide opportunity for the workers of tomorrow. Which trade is right for your career? A good starting point is our list of the building trades, what they do and what you can expect from the various careers available in those trades.

The Indiana Plan brings candidates to pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship positions in the following Indiana union building trades:

  • Bricklayers.
  • Carpenters.
  • Cement masons.
  • Electricians.
  • Glaziers.
  • Heat and frost insulators.
  • Ironworkers.
  • Laborers.
  • Millwrights.
  • Operating engineers.
  • Painters.
  • Plumbers and pipefitters.
  • Roofers.
  • Sheet metal workers.

You can use the navigation at left to learn more about each of these trades, as well as FAQs and other helpful information.