Workforce Development 



The ABC - South Texas Apprenticeship Program is designed for non college bound high school graduates, those graduates looking for an alternative to college and entry level construction employees wishing to climb the corporate ladder. Apprenticeship program participants can qualify for up to thirty-two (32) college credit hours towards an Construction Business Management Applied Science Associates degree through the local community college district.


Task Training

The ABC - South Texas Chapter offers task specific courses in door installation, green building awareness, print reading, project management and more. These courses target specific areas of training for those companies wishing to expand their employees skill sets and increase their company's ability to meet the changing needs of the construction industry.




The ABC - South Texas Chapter offers OSHA 10 and 30 hour courses. The 10 Hour course is designed for construction personnel in need of a basic understanding of occupational safety and health regulations for the construction industry. The 30 hour course is an expanded program designed for construction personnel who have completed the 10 Hour course and will be utilized as a foreman, safety supervisor/manager, project superintendent or any other position responsible for overseeing multiple employees.



The ABC - South Texas Chapter offers a certification course in case cardiac pulmonary resuscitation is necessary on the job. This course meets OSHA requirements and is valid for two years. Having a competently trained person on your jobsite can save lives.


First Aid

The ABC - South Texas Chapter offers a certification course in first aid in case emergency aid or treatment is required to stabilize an injured person until regular medical services arrive or can be reached. This course meets OSHA requirements and is valid for two years.

Dewitt Churchwell Scholarship

Benefit Amount:

Managed By:
San Antonio Area Foundation

Application Information:
Available Scholarship Information
Dewitt Churchwell Scholoarship Application

Student must be a child of a current employee of a member of the Associated Builders Contractors South Texas Chapter and/or Associated General Contractors of America South Texas Chapter and/or American Subcontractors' Association San Antonio Chapter. Plan to pursue a career in any field related to Construction; Be unable to attend school without financial assistance and graduate from any high school in Texas or has received a GED.

Application being Accepted
Deadline March 29, 2013

Award Recipients:
2009 Alexandrea Trevino
2010 Dustin Todd Keenzel
2011 Tayler Bakeman
2012 Christopher Roberts

Additional Information:
Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the
San Antonio Area Foundation Website starting in January for updated information regarding access to the scholarship application and deadline information each year to ensure you do not miss your opportunity to apply.

Do you have some spare time and want to make a little extra money? The ABC - South Texas Chapter is always looking for new instructors and you could be the next one. Help the construction industry stay strong by passing along your knowledge to the future leaders. Click here to start filling out the instructor experience form or if you have questions regarding teaching opportunities, please contact Hal Heintz, Director of Workforce Development.



Cokinos, Bosien & Young

Cokinos, Bosien & Young

Joeris General Contractors, Ltd.

Joeris General Contractors, Ltd.

Red Hawk Contracting

Red Hawk Contracting

IBTX Risk Services

IBTX Risk Services