If you are looking for a rewarding career in the Northwest Indiana construction industry, be sure click on the logo below to visit the We Build Northwest Indiana website.
The We Build NWI website (webuildnwi.com) was created by the CAF to provide you with an in-depth looking into the various careers opportunities that exist in the NWI building and construction industry. Learn about all career paths into the skilled trades as well as information on college career paths that may lead directly into project management. The site has valuable application information for all of the construction apprenticeship programs that exist in in Northwest Indiana. We welcome you to explore the opportunities available in the construction industry learn how to start a career in this exciting and well-paying industry!
Each November during National Apprenticeship Week, the CAF sponsors a Hands-on Construction & Skilled Trades Day the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point, Indiana. This construction career event brings together all of the building and construction apprenticeship training centers under one roof. The event is open to all high schools from Lake, Porter, La Porter, Newton, Jasper, and Starke counties. Students will have the opportunity to perform hands-on construction related tasks with trainers and apprentices as well as learn about careers in the building and construction trades.
The CAF has a knowledgeable construction career representative on staff who can visit local high schools, adult education centers, veteran groups, and other community organizations to give presentations on all the various career paths that exist in construction. The CAF can also help arrange student field trips to local construction jobsites for students enrolled in a high school building trades program.