About ABCSD FAQs
The Merit Shop Philosophy encourages open competition and a free enterprise approach to business. Merit Shop contractors believe contracts should be awarded solely on merit, without regard to labor union status. Merit Shop contractors are NOT anti-union; they simply believe the most qualified should prevail.
Associated Builders and Contractors San Diego has its offices and its Apprenticeship training facility in a single location in the City of Poway at 13825 Kirkham Way, Poway, California, 92064
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Construction remains the second largest employer in the United States, and it is facing a serious shortage of talent. 87% of contractors report having a difficult time filling key professional and skilled craft worker positions. Contractors are eager to hire a skilled, diversified workforce. Why shouldn’t that be YOU?
Yes, apprentices receive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits.
No experience is required to apply to the ABCSD apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship is a paid learning and training opportunity. You will learn all necessary job skills through on-the-job training and classroom training.