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About ABC Institute in Coconut Creek, FL

South Florida & Space Coast Construction Education and Training

South Florida & Space Coast Construction Education and Training. The ABC Institute is the 501(c)3 education and training arm of Associated Builders and Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter (ABC), which is part of a national trade association and a network of 70 chapters and 21,000 member companies. Since 1950 we have been working to attract and retain a quality construction workforce. At ABC Institute, we invest over $1.8 million dollars locally each year to construction education and training.

male and female construction workers

Educating Industry Professionals

Our goals are to train and educate industry professionals so our members can:

  • Win work
  • Deliver work safely
  • Conduct themselves ethically
  • Increase profitably

 

We Focus on Our Community

The ABC Institute offers the most diverse, affordable and high-quality classes, apprenticeships, and other programs in South Florida and the Space Coast. Many of our classes are available online as well. We equip you with the tools you need to work at a high level and produce quality results for the betterment of the community you build. We also offer veteran training services and work with community partners like the Boys and Girls Club, ACE Mentoring, Employ Miami-Dade and local high schools to help recruit an able and skilled workforce of tomorrow.

For more details about the construction training at ABC Institute or the services we provide in South Florida and The Space Coast, call us at 954-580-2950.

Our Mission

Achieve Your Career Goals in South Florida & The Space Coast, To develop and improve education and training in the construction industry at all levels.

The passionate pursuit of our mission has to lead the ABC Institute to not only develop the industry’s most broad array of approved apprenticeship standards and programs (9 different trades) but also the industry’s most innovative outreach and entry-level programs like Ready, Set, Build ®, Construction Introduction, and Right Fit ®.

We also partner with local high schools, Boys & Girls Clubs, ACE Mentoring, Employ Miami-Dade and numerous other community organizations to make sure the benefits of a career in construction are enthusiastically promoted.

Our commitment doesn’t end at recruitment and craft training. We also have construction management student chapters at more than 50 colleges and universities throughout the country in which they compete in an annual CM Competition and career fair. We hold one of the industry’s largest annual national craft championships, provide scholarships, webinars, skills assessment, Project Management Institute, journeyman and master prep classes and all forms of safety education.

For more information about any of these programs or to find out how our South Florida and the Space Coast construction education institution can help you, call us at 954-580-2950 today. We have conveniently located campuses in Coconut Cree, Titusville, and Doral.

Construction Career Services In South Florida

Let ABC’s vast network of contractors work for you. We are the largest contractor association in Florida and have hundreds of contractors/employers looking to hire skilled and entry-level craft professionals. We offer South Florida construction education opportunities to advance your career!

Required Qualifications

Do you meet the qualifications below? Then contact or visit ABC so we can assist you in starting a new career.

  • Be enthusiastic!
  • Read, write, comprehend English and able to do math at an 8th-grade level.
  • Currently 18 or older.
  • Are able to legally work in the United States.
  • Work faithfully and diligently at the occupation.
  • Physically able to perform on a construction site as required for the job.
  • Pass a drug test.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Go on job interviews and respond to prospective employers in a timely manner.

View a list of potential employers.

Contact us at 954-580-2950 for more information on the great programs offered at South Florida’s ABC Institute.

Our Staff

Paul Riggenbach

Paul Riggenbach

Electrical Program Manager
priggenbach@WeTrain.org

Ruth Tirado

Ruth Tirado

Vice President of Education and Training
rtirado@WeTrain.org

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