ABC-Northern Ohio Chapter

The Northern Ohio Chapter of ABC is pleased to be working with the Fostoria Learning Center, WSOS, 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.

 

  • 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

     

    More Information:

    Scott Giesler
    Vice President of Workforce Development
    Associated Builders and Contractors
    Email: scottg@nocabc.com
    Phone: 440-717-0389

  • Carpentry 1

    Description:  Topics covered:

     

    • 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

     

    More Information:

    Scott Giesler
    Vice President of Workforce Development
    Associated Builders and Contractors
    Email: scottg@nocabc.com
    Phone: 440-717-0389

  • Industrial Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship Rapid Start

    Description: The Industrial Pre-Apprenticeship Rapid Start program offers students industry recognized National Center for Construction Research (NCCER) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) credentials. This program is a practical fast tracked career centered training that leads to an exciting career in industrial maintenance. Hours accrued during class time and internship apply directly toward future electrical trades apprenticeship certifications.

    More Information:

    Scott Giesler
    Vice President of Workforce Development
    Associated Builders and Contractors
    Email: scottg@nocabc.com
    Phone: 440-717-0389

    Funding Information:

    Tiffani Lewis, WSOS Ready to Work Career Coach, Hancock and Wood Counties
    Email: tjlewis@wsos.org
    Phone: 419-429-8045

    Angela Long, WSOS Ready to Work Career Coach, Seneca and Sandusky Counties
    Email: aclong@wsos.org
    Phone: 419-333-4012