Education and Training

Investing in the Future of our Industry

Where will you find your next generation of trained workers and leaders?  ABC of the Carolinas education, training and apprenticeship programs provide the construction industry with the most qualified people at all levels.  ABC works with many organizations and member companies such as the NCCER to offer an array of programs.

Apprenticeship - 'The Other 4-Year Degree'

"Training empowers people to realize their dreams and improve their lives."

 - Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Training and Certifications

Curricula in over 70 different craft areas.  Nationally recognized certifications.


Management Training

"Building Projects from A to Z"

Craft Assessments & Performance Verification

More than 80 different assessments.   Candidates successfully complete training, assessments and/or performance verifications through ABC to reach their potential.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 Chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.