Craft Training

ABC is doing its part to train the future workforce. 

ABC chapters throughout the country offer thousands of trainees many options to hone their crafts; in fact, ABC chapters alone (not including individual member company training programs) posted the following numbers in 2013:

ABC Chapter training by the numbers

71,000+ Trained

$29,000,000+ Total Investment

3,000,000+ Classroom Hours

But there's more work to do to ensure a well-trained workforce!

2015 National Craft Championships   

Craft trainees from chapter and member firm training programs across the country come together to compete in the annual National Craft Championships (NCC), the embodiment of ABC's continuing commitment to foster growth and excellence in training among our nation's future workforce. During this intense two-day event, young men and women compete in one of 13 competitions, representing 11 crafts.