ABC of Wisconsinís apprenticeship program has record enrollment

Freeman Staff

Sept. 14, 2018

WAUKESHA ó Four hundred contracted apprentices, a record amount, have enrolled in Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsinís apprentice program for this fall.

According to an announcement, the total of active participants is now 1,454 people across 12 construction trades.

The enrollment numbers are the highest since the launch of ABC of Wisconsinís apprenticeship program in 1987, according to the announcement. The program has trained tens of thousands of workers in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, roofing, HVAC, sheet metal, steamfitting, sprinkler fitting, heavy equipment operating, concrete finishing, heat and frost insulating and construction craft laborer. ABC of Wisconsin offers apprentices paid on-the-job and in-class training for three to five years while working in their selected trade. The ABC Apprenticeship Program is certified by the stateís Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards.