ABC-Northern Ohio Chapter

The Northern Ohio Chapter of ABC is pleased to be working with the Fostoria Learning Center, Great Lakes Community Action Partnership, Contractors, Ohio Means Jobs and other local organizations to meet the demand for skilled construction workers and to offer area residents the opportunity for a career in construction.  ABC offers construction training programs ranging from Pre-Apprenticeship, Apprenticeship, Construction Craft, safety and construction craft through supervisory training.  All classes listed below are held at the Fostoria Learning Center. For more information on ABC Training Programs, contact Scott Giesler at scottg@nocabc.com or phone:  440-717-0389.

 

Winter 2021 ABC Construction Trades Classes

ABC Northwestern Ohio Chapter operates a Construction Craft Apprenticeship Training at the Fostoria Learning Center.

ABC Education Programs include:

  • Electrical
  • Carpentry
  • Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Plumbing
  • And More

ABC Education Programs Feature the following:

  • More than 45 years of experience training thousands of construction professionals in N. Ohio
  • Nationally-recognized NCCER curricula (www.nccer.org)
  • Registered Apprenticeship with 300 contractors
  • College credit toward an Associate degree in construction included in tuition
  • Knowledgeable and experienced journeyperson-level instructors
  • Hands-on and online instruction
  • Reasonable, all-inclusive tuition with tuition payment option

The next Construction Craft/ Apprenticeship Education will begin in January.

An Early Bird Discount is available if you register before December 15.

Complete and return the attached Enrollment packet or contact ABC at 440-717-0389.

Click Here to download the Winter 2021 Registration Packet.

Electrical Apprenticeship Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4

Description: For those interested in work as or currently employed as an electrician ABC offers Department of Labor approved Electrical Apprenticeship courses.  Classes are usually one evening per week from 5-9 pm.  Topics covered:

  • OSHA 10-hour
  • Core Curriculum
  • Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Device Boxes
  • Conduit Bending
  • Residential Electrical Systems
  • Commercial Electrical Systems

This training is brought to you in partnership with Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Northern Ohio Chapter.

Advance Registration required. Seating is limited.
(419) 408-5540 for more information. Or click here to Contact Us.

Carpentry 1

Description:  Level 1 Carpentry covers:

  • OSHA 10-hour
  • Core Curriculum
  • Reading Plans and Elevations
  • Floor Systems
  • Wall, Ceiling, and Roof Framing
  • Introduction to Concrete, Reinforcing Materials, and Forms
  • Windows and Exterior Doors
  • Basic Stair Layout

This training is brought to you in partnership with Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Northern Ohio Chapter.

Advance Registration required. Seating is limited.
(419) 408-5540 for more information. Or click here to Contact Us.

HVAC 1

Description:  Level 1 HVAC covers:

  • OSHA 10-hour
  • Core Curriculum
  • Introduction to Heating
  • Introduction to Cooling
  • Copper and Plastic Piping Practices
  • Basic Electricity
  • Air Distribution Systems

This training is brought to you in partnership with Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Northern Ohio Chapter.

Advance Registration required. Seating is limited.
(419) 408-5540 for more information. Or click here to Contact Us.

Fostoria YouthBuild

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership has launched their Fostoria YouthBuild program to teach young adults ages 18-24 construction skills, help them earn their GEDs and gain workforce experience.

Services
YouthBuild includes classroom instruction, hands-on construction work, life skills training and more. Participants will have the opportunity to go out into their community, help repair or rehabilitate homes, and earn paychecks while helping their city.

Eligibility Guidelines
The program is open to young adults ages 18-24 who have not completed high school or want to earn their GED.

Click Here to learn more or call: 1-800-775-9767

Intro to Basic Welding Technology

Intro to Basic Welding Technology Course

GMAW - Gas Metal Arc Welding

SMAW - Shielded Metal Arc Welding

OAC - Oxy/Acetylene Cutting

PAC - Plasma Arc Cutting 

This course is an introductory course where the student will develop the knowledge and skill thru theory and lab practice in the basic welding processes which include SMAW, GMAW, OAC and PAC. Safety will be emphasized throughout the class and will be in accordance with industry standards for manufacturing. (Class - 32 Hours)  

$690 per student (4 student minimum)

May 10-13 2021   

8a-4:30p 

lunch included

REGISTER

Shielded Arc Metal Welding Flat & Horizontal

Shielded Arc Metal Welding

This course provides the Student to further develop their skills and knowledge through theory and lab practice in the SMAW process and key variables that affect the quality of welds.  This includes arc welding in the flat and horizontal positions on fillet and groove welds using single pass, and multiple pass welds techniques.  Safety will be emphasized throughout the class and will be accordance with industry standards for manufacturing. (Class - 32 Hours)

$690 per student  (4 student minimum)

May 17-20, 2021    

8a-4:30p 

lunch included

REGISTER

Gas Metal Arc Welding

Gas Metal Arc Welding

This course provides the Student to further develop their skills and knowledge through theory and lab practice in the GMAW process and key variables that affect the quality of welds. This includes wire welding in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. Welding will be performed using single and multi pass welding techniques. Safety will be emphasized throughout the class and will be accordance with industry standards for manufacturing. (Class - 32 Hours)

$690 per student  (4 student minimum)

May 24-27, 2021   

8a-4:30p 

lunch included

REGISTER

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Course

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Course

This course covers the basic principles and practices of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding or GTAW. The student will learn the basic welding terminology, and demonstrate a good working knowledge of TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding principles. This course will identify basic AC/DC welding equipment, various ferrous and nonferrous metals. The Student will perform flat and out-of-position GTAW using the correct shielding gas and filler rods. Safety will be emphasized throughout the class and will be accordance with industry standards for manufacturing. (Class - 32 Hours) 

$690 per student  (4 student minimum)

June 1-4, 2021   

8a-4:30p 

lunch included

REGISTER