We Build Professional Laborers

Who are we?

The Indiana Laborer's Training Center offers more than 50 different construction courses that registered apprentices can take to hone their skills. Classes provide valuable instruction in areas such as hazardous materials remediation, remote tunneling, safety, concrete work, and an array of building construction skills.  All laborer apprentices must work 4000 on-the-job hours and must take over 430 hours of classroom instruction to successfully complete the apprenticeship program.  

What is a Laborer?

Construction laborers are at the forefront of the construction industry.   Laborers are highly skilled workers who complete a variety of different tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. Laborers operate hand and power tools of all types including air hammers, concrete vibrators, power grinders, demolition saws, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. Laborers assist other crafts, clean and prepare construction sites, set explosives for demolition, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, strip forms, sink well points, lay drain and sewer tiles, flag traffic, and thousands of other construction related tasks. 

How can I Prepare?

Key educational requirements that make an ideal Laborer include proficiency in mathematics, mechanical drawing, blueprint reading, and welding. The laborer must have excellent communication skills and business writing skills.  


Apprenticeship Length

3 Years

Ivy Tech Degree

Not Eligible for Ivy Tech Degree

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Laborers Local 41
550 Superior Avenue
Munster, IN 46321
Phone: 219-924-7922


Laborers Local 81
3502 Enterprise Avenue
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219-462-8165


Application Period
Applications are accepted yearly during May 4 - May 8.

Application Cost

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