Careers in the Trades

If you have ever considered starting a career in the trades, there are a few simple steps you can take to begin today! There are many resources on this website that can help. Investigate this site to see what you need to get started, learn more about the diverse trades in Milwaukee and some specific steps you can begin today to start your exciting journey to a new career and life.


Get Started

This is where you begin. Before you start down the path to investigate and join a union, there are a few things you will need to have in order. Follow the instructions on the next page and use the resources to prepare for the next steps in the process. You are closer than you think!


Wondering what union is right for you? Use these pages to learn more about what to expect as a new member of your chosen union. Things like skills needed, relevant classes, what your work environment will be like and wages are all at your fingertips on the following pages.


Next Steps

Once you have finished steps one and two, you are ready to take the next steps to achieving your goal and joining a union. Here you can see a calendar of upcoming training sessions and reach out to BigStep to schedule the next step in your future!