The Arizona Building and Construction Trades Council is the state’s premier source for construction craftspeople in all trade areas. Whether your construction project is large, medium or small, we can build it from the ground up in partnership with owners and contractors who will provide your project with:
Journeymen and apprentices who are well-trained and at the top of their professions
A reliable, safety-focused labor force
On-time, within-budget project completion
Work that’s done right…the first time!
Through our members’ training and apprenticeship programs, we prepare our apprentices to learn the newest techniques in their trades, as well as making safety training priority number one.
No matter which trade interests a prospective apprentice, the Arizona Building and Construction Trades Council has a world-class member training program that will enable him or her to set the foundation for a successful career while earning a competitive salary and getting real-world experience on the job site.
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