Apprenticeship... the other four-year degree!
Every year ABC Central Ohio trains nearly 400 individuals in a dozen trades. The apprenticeship program is registered with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship Training, Employer and Labor Services (OATELS) and the Ohio State Apprenticeship Council (OSAC). The program is open to all individuals who meet the basic requirements. Please fill out the new student application
and call for an appointment.
- Click here for 2013-2014 general information.
- Apprenticeship is a formal training program in which you earn income while learning a craft through a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction.
- Students work full-time throughout the year and attend classes in the evening. Classes are held one night per week September through May.
- New first-year students may also take classes two nights per week January through May.
- Apprentices receive a Certificate of Completion as a qualified journeyperson from the Ohio State Apprenticeship Council and U.S. Department of Labor and college credit upon completion of the program.
- The construction industry is the largest employer in the United States. Over seven million men and women nationwide make a good living because they have skills that are needed everyday in the construction industry.
- They advance in their careers due to their hands-on training and classroom instruction.
- They can move up to jobs as supervisors, project managers, architects, estimators, and company owners.
The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, or gender. ABC will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29, CFR Part 30.