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Attention South Shore & Western Massachusetts residents! We have expanded to three NEW locations for some of our training classes!
Get your First Aid/CPR certification in Taunton, MA on December 6th!
Prepare to ace your Pipefitter Journeyman Exam! Attend Pipefitter Prep in Bridgewater, MA on December 11th & 18th!
Plumbers and Gasfitters: Get your Continuing education hours with GCI and FSi Oil and Propane in South Hadley, MA!
The Fool-Proof Leader Series
Fundamental Skills for Leaders at Every Level
This virtual series includes 8 courses, one per month, for 8 months. Each course module is broken into two sessions, 2 hours each, with additional time for discussion and questions. This class will be led by Ellen Dorian.

Fundamentals of Management and Leadership
October 12 & 13, 2021 - 8AM-10:30AM

Dealing with Conflict & Difficult People
November 9 & 10, 2021 ~ 8AM – 10:30AM

Communication for Clarity
December 14 & 15, 2021 ~ 8AM – 10:30AM

Time Management
January 11 & 12, 2022 ~ 8AM – 10:30AM

Effective Delegation
February 8 & 9, 2022 ~ 8AM – 10:30AM

March 8 & 9, 2022 ~ 8AM – 10:30AM

Personal Wellbeing and Relationships: Avoiding the Common Pitfalls of Rising Responsibility
April 12 & 13, 2022 ~ 8AM – 10:30AM

Stepping up in Leadership: Resources and Support for Continued Leadership Growth
May 10 & 11, 2022 ~ 8AM – 10:30AM

*New Date! - Fall Protection
ABC Member: $279 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $379
November 13, 2021 - 8AM-2PM
(Course to be held at the GCI Woburn Office)

Leadership Series Part 2
Dealing with Conflict & Difficult People
ABC Member: $299 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $499
November 9 & 10, 2021 - 8AM-10:30AM
(Course to be held virtually)

OSHA-10 Hour
ABC Member: $279 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $379
November 23 & 30, 2021 - 8AM-1PM
(Course to be held at the GCI Woburn Office)

Electrical 15-Hour CE
ABC Member: $129 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $179
November 29, December 6, 13 & 20, 2021 - 5PM-9PM
(Course to be held at the GCI Woburn Office)

*New Location! - First Aid/CPR & AED
ABC Member: $129 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $179
December 6, 2021 - 5PM-8PM
(Course to be held at Bristol-Plymouth Tech)

Hot Work Safety Certification for MA
Investment: $59
December 7, 2021 - 4PM-7PM
(Course to be held at the GCI Woburn Office)

*New Location! - Pipefitter Prep for Exam
ABC Member: $389 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $529
December 11 & 18, 2021 - 8AM-12PM
*(Course to be held at FW Webb in Bridgewater, MA)

Leadership Series Part 3
Communication for Clarity
ABC Member: $299 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $499
December 14 & 15, 2021 - 8AM-10:30AM
(Course to be held virtually)

*New Location! - Plumbing & Gasfitting CE
Plumbers: ABC Member: $99 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $139
Gasfitters: ABC Member: $49 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $69
December 14 & 16, 2021 - 6PM-9PM
(Course to be held at FSi Oil and Propane in South Hadley, MA )

Sheet Metal Prep for Exam
ABC Member: $219 // Not-Yet-A-Member: $299
December 18, 2021 - 8AM-12PM
(Course to be held at the GCI Woburn Office)
Note: ABC Member discounts will automatically be applied at checkout. Attendees MUST register with ABC Member company information to redeem this discount.

Not an ABC Member? Learn more about how joining ABC could benefit your company here.

Contact Venus Williams, ABC Membership Director, for more information about ABC membership options: venus@abcma.org
ON-DEMAND Online Courses
At your own pace!

MA Virtual Hot Work Safety Certification - $59.00
Earn your MA Hot Work Safety Certification with this virtual course from Gould Construction Institute.

Exam now available in Spanish!

Goals of Training – As a result of taking this class, participants will be able to
  • Understand the principles of Hot Work.
  • Explain the types of activities that are classified as Hot Work.
  • Explain how to keep a Hot Work site safe.
Intro to Construction - $149.00
This 6 lesson construction training program teaches a range of topics to prepare workers for different fields in the construction industry. Beginning with trades safety this program covers liner and distance measurement; fractions, percentages, proportions, and angles; common hand tools; and power cutting tools.
Career Readiness Bootcamp - $179.00
Career Readiness Bootcamp consists of 10 lessons and is focused on helping you sharpen nine soft skills employers value. This program is designed to keep you moving forward with fun and engaging curriculum.

Key skills covered:
• Integrity
• Professionalism
• Respect
• Communication
• Teamwork
• Planning & Organizing
• Decision Making & Problem Solving
• Customer Focus
• Working with Tools & Technology
Blueprint Reading - $229.00
The Blueprint Reading programs teach learners the basics behind how to read blueprints. Key concepts taught in this 14 lesson program include:
• Introduction to Print Reading
• Print-Reading Symbols & Abbreviations
• Dimensioning & Tolerancing
• Print Reading Applications
• Building Drawings
• Electronic Drawings
• Hydraulic & Pneumatic Drawings
• Piping: Drawings, Materials & Parts
• Welding Symbols
• Sheet Metal Basics
• Sketching
• Elements of Print Reading
• Reading Shop Prints
• Reading Electrical Schematic Diagrams
• Electrical Blueprint Reading
Online career development training classes are still available
through our partnerships with:
Penn Foster: Resources can be found HERE
Wentworth Institute of Technology: Resources can be found HERE

ABC MA is offering construction industry-related webinars weekly. 
ABC's event calendar can be found HERE.

If there is a particular training that you are interested in providing your employees,
please contact:

Diane Craven, Education Director- diane@gwgci.org
We will work with our partners to see if we can provide online training program options to help keep your employees engaged and learning while social distancing.