Careers in Construction Month

Governor Hogan Proclaims October 2017 “Careers in Construction” Month.

Governor Hogan’s proclamation acknowledges that the construction industry is one of the nation’s largest industries, employing more than five million individuals. However, the industry will need 1.5 million new craft professionals by the year 2019. The proclamation serves to increase public awareness and appreciation of the entire construction workforce and promotes the limitless career opportunities within the industry.

Are you in construction?

Share how your company is celebrating Careers in Construction this month using 
#abcproud, #careersinconstruction and mentioning ABC of Metro Washington.


Be a champion.

ABC Craft Championships showcases the best of the best across the nation. ABC champions were recognized at the 4th of July Freedom Fireworks display.


Train to be the best.

If you are a student considering your initial career path, a seasoned veteran of the construction or any other industry, or an employer looking for ways to improve your employees’ skill set, our programs are a viable option for you. Our programs are fully approved and accredited by the:

•National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
•U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
•Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council (MATC)
•DC Apprenticeship and Training Council (DCATC)
•Veterans Administration (VA)
Our program is periodically reviewed by NCCER and consistently receives “outstanding” ratings.

Considering a career in construction?

Build Your Future provides an excellent resource for individuals interested in a career as a craft professional.
Click the image to find out how you can go pro in construction.