Associated Builders andContractors

Information for Contractors

What can ABCNM’s quality Apprenticeship Program do for your company?

At ABCNM, our training program can:

Improve and upgrade the quality of your workforce.

Help you comply with prevailing wage requirements.

Train skilled craftspeople for the future of your business and 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: ABCNM’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 ABCNM?

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.