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Information For Contractors

What can ABC's quality Apprenticeship Program do for your company?

At ABC, our training program can:

  • Improve and upgrade the quality of your workforce.
  • Help you comply with prevailing wage requirements.
  • Train skilled craftsperson for the future of your business.Increase productivity.
  • Reduce turnover, injuries and absenteeism.
  • Lower your project costs.Secure your labor force for the future.
  • Save you money by allowing you the opportunity to pay apprentices a percentage of the journeyman wage while they receive on-the-job-training. You get a lower payroll cost, reduced taxes, and other rates and fees at a lower rate.

Add it up: ABC's training program can improve your overall profit margin and help you train your skilled craft workers of the future!

What are the requirements to employ and train apprentices through ABC?

  • Be an ABC member in good standing.
  • Membership fees are offset by reduced labor costs and increased productivity.
  • Be a New  Mexico Licensed Contractor.Agree to train in compliance with ABC Apprenticeship Standards.
  • Complete an Employer Commitment Agreement, a Pre-Paid Tuition Agreement, Cents-Per-Hour Agreement and submit appropriate training contributions.
  • Complete any required public works forms.
  • Be approved to train by the appropriate ABC Apprenticeship Committee