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ABC NorCal 2015 Craft Competition Who's Who

In two weeks, on November 7, seven ABC NorCal apprentices will contend in a grueling battle of skill - the 2015 ABC NorCal Craft Competition. And the competitors are...


Meet our scholarship winners: Fabian and Mike

The Build Your Future scholarships support aspiring craft professionals who will go on to be the future leaders of the construction industry. Thanks to a new partnership this year with Associated Builders and Contractors, Build Your Future and the Trimmer Construction Education Foundation, these scholarships are now open to ABC apprentices across the nation. 

A Labor Day tip to those looking for a rewarding career

Labor Day is a day of tribute to American workers of all professions. It also marks the beginning of the new school year, when many students begin thinking about their future career paths. If you’re looking for a rewarding career, here’s a tip: consider building your future in construction. 

The happiest employees on Earth

The other day I stumbled across a great blog post by Garret Murai of Wendel, Rosen, Black and Dean, LLP (thank you Garret) and found that it made a great case for getting into construction. Today I am going to borrow some of that content now to help persuade those “on the fence” about applying to our Apprenticeship Programs that apprenticeship really can open doors to the life you want.

The 3 most commonly asked questions by apprenticeship program applicants

May is here and it's officially what we like to call our summer intake month! Construction is back in a big way and  we are recruiting heavily for our apprenticeship programs in anticipation of an extremely busy summer season. If you have ever considered becoming an apprentice, now is THE PERFECT time to do it. You will earn, learn and literally build your future.

We get a lot of questions about the application process and wanted to share the top three just case you might have them too.

Why now is a GREAT time to become an apprentice

If you are currently in construction or know someone who is, you probably have heard rumblings about the shortage of skilled workers. What you may not know is the stark reality of the numbers our industry is facing. And how they make a great case for becoming an apprentice.

When the going gets tough

This year’s National Craft Championship Competition (NCC) in Ft. Lauderdale was fiercely intense. All three of our competitors, Richard Brown (carpentry), Joel Teeter (carpentry) and Michael Grist (electrical) felt it going in and held up amazingly under the pressure.

May I have the envelope please?

Last week's Apprentice Graduation was a wonderful success! The community came together to honor our incredibly deserving graduates and their friends and family who have selflessly supported them throughout their journey.

Destination: Ft. Lauderdale & the National Craft Championships

The ABC National Craft Championships (NCC) take place in a little less than a month - March 3-4, 2015 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. This is where the "best of the best" will compete in their craft and do what they love to do.

This year we are sending three competitors to compete in carpentry and electrical. 

Toasting a legacy of merit shop leadership

On January 16, 2015, at our annual Membership Appreciation and Board Installation event, we honored the companies and individuals who have upheld our philosophies over the years and who will move our association forward.

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