Tippecanoe Building Trades

Tippecanoe Building Trades Summer Construction Expo

Join us this summer to explore all the trades in Greater Lafayette. Check out some of the activities you can experience this summer and get a glimpse of the day in the life of a skilled journeyperson.

  • Must be 14 years of age or older.
  • Each trade will have both morning and afternoon classes available.  Please choose only 1 trade per time slot. 
  • Catered lunch will be provided each day
  • Free swag!
  • Camp locations are at Professional Training Facilities located in Lafayette.
Created by:   Kara Webb
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (EST) Available Slot
06/09/2020 (Tue.) IKORCC Training Facility 9:00am - 12:00pm  

Operating Engineers (25)

Operating Engineers: Operate mini excavators and learn about earth moving and excavation fundamentals also receive an introduction to GPS and Trimble systems.

 
5 of 25 slots filled
Laura Rogers
Susan Taylor
Sean Packard
Will Smart
Horacio Flores

Teamsters (25)

Teamsters: Learn the controls and operations of dump trucks and transport equipment.

 
1:00pm - 3:00pm  

Operation Engineers (25)

Operating Engineers: Operate mini excavators and learn about earth moving and excavation fundamentals also receive an introduction to GPA and Trimble systems.

 

Teamsters (25)

Teamsters: Learn the controls and operations of dump trucks and transport equipment.

 
3 of 25 slots filled
Sean Packard
Will Smart
Horacio Flores
06/16/2020 (Tue.) IKORCC Training Facility 9:00am - 12:00pm  

Plaster & Cement Masons (25)

Plaster & Cement Masons: Build a rock wall with plaster and cement. Learn how to apply proper epoxy flooring and different finishes

 
5 of 25 slots filled
Laura Rogers
Susan Taylor
Sean Packard
Will Smart
Horacio Flores

Bricklayers (25)

Bricklayers: Learn about mortar and material manipulation. Build hands on a brick and block wall.

 
1 of 25 slots filled
Brandon Gilliam
1:00pm - 3:00pm  

Plaster & Cement Masons (25)

Plaster & Cement Masons: Build a rock wall with plaster and cement. Learn how to apply proper epoxy flooring and different finishes

 
1 of 25 slots filled
Laura Rogers

Bricklayers (25)

Bricklayers: Learn about mortar and material manipulation. Build hands on a brick and block wall.

 
4 of 25 slots filled
Brandon Gilliam
Sean Packard
Will Smart
Horacio Flores
06/23/2020 (Tue.) IKORCC Training Facility 9:00am - 12:00pm  

Carpenters (25)

Carpenters: Learn how to read engineering rod, build scaffold and build birdhouse out of pine materials.

 
6 of 25 slots filled
Brandon Gilliam
Laura Rogers
Susan Taylor
Sean Packard
Will Smart
Horacio Flores

Roofing (25)

Roofing: Learn how to apply different waterproofing systems including shingles and rubber roofs.

 
1 of 25 slots filled
Brandon Gilliam
1:00pm - 3:00pm  

Carpenters (25)

Carpenters: Learn how to read engineering rod, build scaffold and build birdhouse out of pine materials.

 
2 of 25 slots filled
Braxton Funkhouser
Brandon Gilliam

Roofing (25)

Roofing: Learn how to apply different waterproofing systems including shingles and rubber roofs.

 
3 of 25 slots filled
Brandon Gilliam
Will Smart
Horacio Flores
06/30/2020 (Tue.) IKORCC Training Facility 9:00am - 12:00pm  

Painters/Glazers (25)

Painters/Glazers: Learn how to finish drywall and properly apply interior and exterior painting systems. Learn how glass and storefront window systems are made and installed.

 

Electricians (25)

Electricians: Learn to size wire, bend metal conduits and mount

 
7 of 25 slots filled
Zaine Disinger-Perdue
I'm currently 17 but will be 18 by the time of the Expo on April 17th
Laura Rogers
Susan Taylor
Sean Packard
Will Smart
Horacio Flores
Connor Villalobos
1:00pm - 3:00pm  

Painters/Glazers (25)

Painters/Glazers: Learn how to finish drywall and properly apply interior and exterior painting systems. Learn how glass and storefront window systems are made and installed.

 
2 of 25 slots filled
Sean Packard
Horacio Flores

Electricians (25)

Electricians: Learn to size wire, bend metal conduits and mount

 
07/07/2020 (Tue.) Plumber & Pipefitter Local 157 Training Center 9:00am - 12:00pm  

Ironworkers (25)

Ironworkers: Learn how structural steel is erected and fabricated. Operate cutting torches and welding equipment. Experience hands on installation of I-beam structure.

 
4 of 25 slots filled
Sean Packard
Will Smart
Horacio Flores
Connor Villalobos

Sheet Metal Workers (25)

Sheet Metal Workers: Layout and build several projects out of galvanize sheet metal including barn star, pencil holders and tool box. Learn proper tool use and identification.

 
2 of 25 slots filled
Laura Rogers
Susan Taylor
1:00pm - 3:00pm  

Ironworkers (25)

Ironworkers: Learn how structural steel is erected and fabricated. Operate cutting torches and welding equipment. Experience hands on installation of I-beam structure.

 

Sheet Metal Workers (25)

Sheet Metal Workers: Layout and build several projects out of galvanize sheet metal including barn star, pencil holders and tool box. Learn proper tool use and identification.

 
4 of 25 slots filled
Sean Packard
Will Smart
Horacio Flores
Connor Villalobos
07/14/2020 (Tue.) Plumber & Pipefitter Local 157 Training Center 9:00am - 12:00pm  

Heat Frost Insulators (25)

Heat Frost Insulators: Cut and Fabricate equipment and pipe covering out of several insulation material.

 
2 of 25 slots filled
Sean Packard
Horacio Flores

Plumbers/Pipefitters (25)

Plumbers/Pipefitters: Learn to solder copper, braze and weld carbon steel piping along with hands on piping projects ranging from metal material to plastics.

 
1 of 25 slots filled
Will Smart
1:00pm - 3:00pm  

Heat Frost Insulators (25)

Heat Frost Insulators: Cut and Fabricate equipment and pipe covering out of several insulation material.

 

Plumbers/Pipefitters (25)

Plumbers/Pipefitters: Learn to solder copper, braze and weld carbon steel piping along with hands on piping projects ranging from metal material to plastics.

 
3 of 25 slots filled
Braxton Funkhouser
Sean Packard
Horacio Flores
07/21/2020 (Tue.) On Site Visit - location TBD  9:00am - 12:00pm  

On Site Visit (25)

Tour active, high profile construction sites to observe skill trades in action.

 
7 of 25 slots filled
Brandon Gilliam
Laura Rogers
Susan Taylor
Sean Packard
Will Smart
Horacio Flores
Connor Villalobos
1:00pm - 3:00pm  

On Site Visit (25)

Tour active, high profile construction sites to observe skill trades in action.

 
3 of 25 slots filled
Brandon Gilliam
Susan Taylor
Will Smart
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