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Apprenticeship and Craft Education

The ABC Apprenticeship & Education Program

The mission of the ABC Apprenticeship & Education Program is to provide the construction industry with the most qualified and technically trained people at all levels through various educational opportunities to strengthen the construction workforce in the Carolinas. ABC works cooperatively with other organizations and member companies, such as the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) to offer programs that carry with them both a high educational and financial value.

ABC of the Carolinas is able to provide an array of programs to address the educational needs of the industry.

Our Programs

  • Registered Apprenticeship and Craft Training in Electrical fields and other programs to come.
  • Construction Quality Management
  • Management Training Programs
  • Safety Classes
  • STEP Awards

Why Train

  1. OSHA recordable injuries down by 67% 
  2. First aid cases down 90% 
  3. Productivity Up 10 – 24% 
  4. Turnover down 32-43% 
  5. Unexcused Absences down 59% 

“Let us think of education as the means of developing
our greatest abilities, because in each of us
there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled,
can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength
for our nation”

John F. Kennedy

For Inquiries

Contact our Director of Workforce Development

Sara Breegemman

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Not only is ABC the leader in our industry as it relates to Safety, Workforce Development, and the protection of the Merit Shop. It is also where I have found the highest quality subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers to help us deliver the best projects to our clients. ABC Carolinas and its Members continue to lead the construction industry in every way.

Ryan Wathen
Rodgers Builders

The events that ABC of the Carolinas puts on are second to none! Lots of networking opportunities and great training programs to boot!

Sam Hayes
Landmark Construction

ABC Carolinas provide the perfect environment to network and connect with subcontractors, vendors and suppliers in the industry. Their focus on safety, workforce development and government affairs adds significant value to the construction industry in North Carolina and South Carolina. For Graycor, our investment and participation in ABC Carolinas continues to pay dividends and a solid return on investment.

Brian Gallagher

The networking opportunities and professional relationships I’ve developed would have never happened without ABC Carolinas. I am proud to be a member of a trade organization that fights for its members.  I am constantly amazed at the pool of knowledge that surrounds me when I attend an ABCC function.  If you care about the construction industry, you should be a member of ABC Carolinas.

Mike Douglas
Samet Corporation

ABC Carolinas sets the bar for Industry networking, engagement, training, and future success. The combination of general contractors, sub-contractors, vendors, and suppliers is second to none! Their commitment to welcoming every new Member company and introducing them to all the above is something you will not experience in any other group.

Karen Yoder
Catalyst Construction Company