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Interested In Apprenticeship?

Registration for the ABC Florida Gulf Coast Apprenticeship Program begins in early August.  See tabs below for information on  trades offered.

Steps to becoming an apprentice

Employment by a licensed contractor.  Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Apprentice Program is accredited by the State of Florida.  The state requires apprentices to be employed and trained on the job by a licensed contractor.  If unemployed contact our education staff and a list of participating contractors will be provided. 

Contractor Sponsor.  Your employer needs to sign ABC's Contractor Sponsor Agreement. 

Register for the program.  ABC will begin registering apprentices the first two weeks of August at our office.  Call and make an appointment (813) 879-8064.       

WOMEN AND MINORITIES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!

Occupation: Carpenter
School Year: August - April 
Registration: July-August at the ABC Office
Length of Program: A minimum of a four (4) year program of not less than 8,000 hours of on-the-job training.

School Campus Locations: Tampa

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 18 years old or older
  • Interview
  • Working for a license carpentry contractor
Carpentry Curriculum 

Download free Ebooks, practice math (by subject), and practice English skills at http://www.ck12.org/student/.
Occupation: Electrician 
School Year: August - April
Registration: July-August at the ABC Office
Length of Program:   A minimum of a four (4) year program of not less than 8,000 hours of on-the-job training 

School Campus Locations: Tampa, Sarasota, Venice.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 18 years old or older
  • Interview
  • Working for a licensed electrical contractor 
Electrical Curriculum

Download free Ebooks, practice math (by subject), and practice English skills at http://www.ck12.org/student/.
Occupation: HVAC
School Year: August - April
Registration: July-August at the ABC Office
Length of Program:   A minimum of a four (4) year program of not less than 8,000 hours of on-the-job training 

School Campus Location: Tampa

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 18 years old or older
  • Interview
  • Working for a licensed HVAC contractor

Download free Ebooks, practice math (by subject), and practice English skills at http://www.ck12.org/student/.

Occupation: Plumbing 
School Year: August - April
Registration: July-August at the ABC Office
Length of Program:  A minimum of a four (4) year program of not less than 8,000 hours of on-the-job training 


School Campus Location: Tampa

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 18 years old or older
  • Interview
  • Working for a licensed plumbing contractor

 Plumbing Curriculum 

Download free Ebooks, practice math (by subject), and practice English skills at http://www.ck12.org/student/.

Occupation: Sheet Metal 
School Year: August - April
Registration: July-August at the ABC Office
Length of Program:   A minimum of a four (4) year program of not less than 8,000 hours of on-the-job training 

School Campus Locations: Tampa

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 18 years old or older
  • Interview
  • Working for a licensed sheet metal contractor

 Sheet Metal Curriculum 


Download free Ebooks, practice math (by subject), and practice English skills at http://www.ck12.org/student/.
Occupation: Fire Sprinkler Fitter
School Year: August - April
Registration: July-August at the ABC Office
Length of Program:   A minimum of a four (4) year program of not less than 8,000 hours of on-the-job training 

School Campus Locations: Tampa, Sarasota.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 18 years old or older
  • Interview
  • Working for a licensed fire sprinkler contractor

 Fire Sprinkler Curriculum


Download free Ebooks, practice math (by subject), and practice English skills at http://www.ck12.org/student/.