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What you get:

  • 24/7 online access to training
  • Foundational pathways for new employees and apprenticeship applicants
  • Continuing education for existing employees and apprentices

ABC of Wisconsin Inc. has partnered with Penn Foster, a leading provider of online skills training and education programs, to offer both foundational career development and continuing education & training courses for anyone interested in building their career in the construction industry.

All courses are online and self-paced. Enroll today to take advantage of these introductory prices!

ALL PROGRAMS

Accuplacer Exam Preparation Track 1

Designed for ABC of Wisconsin Apprenticeship applicants to take the Accuplacer with confidence. Track 1 is designed for the following trades: Carpentry, Construction, Electrical, Sprinkler Fitting, and Steamfitting.

Course Details

Price $39

Topics Covered:

  • Whole Numbers
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Measurement
  • Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
  • The Printed Word
  • Main Ideas
  • Interpreting What You Read

Accuplacer Exam Preparation Track 2

Designed for ABC of Wisconsin Apprenticeship applicants to take the Accuplacer with confidence. Track 2 is designed for the following trades: HVAC, Plumbing, and Sheet Metal.

Course Details

Price: $39

Topics Covered:

  • Whole Numbers
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Measurement
  • Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
  • Important Operations
  • Equations and Inequalities
  • Graphing
  • Exponents and Roots
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Algebraic Fractions
  • The Printed Word
  • Main Ideas
  • Interpreting What You Read

Algebra

A study of basic operations with signed numbers, monomials, and polynomials. Also includes formulas, equations, inequalities, graphing, exponents, roots, quadratic equations, and algebraic fractions. Meets requirements of applicants to the ABC of Wisconsin Electrical and Steamfitting apprenticeship programs.

Course Details

Price: $125

Topics Covered:

  • Important operations
  • Equations and Inequalities
  • Graphing
  • Exponents and roots
  • Quadratic equations
  • Algebraic fractions
  • Functions, ratios, proportions, and logarithms
  • Variation, progression and theorems
  • Inequalities, permutations and probability

Career Readiness Bootcamp

Designed to keep you moving forward, this fun and engaging curriculum makes learning easy. See what's ahead and discover how every step through the course adds to your workplace talent. Learn the soft skills employers demand to help increase job retention, employee relations, advancement opportunities, and stand out from the competition.

Course Details

Price: $149

Topics Covered:

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism and Adaptability
  • Respect
  • Communication Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Working with Tools and Technology

Construction Industry Essentials

Construction contractors throughout the country are facing a severe skilled worker shortage. There are simply not enough workers at any skill level to staff projects. To make the problem worse, the new generation has grown up without using basic tools or understanding anything about construction. This course consists of topics to provide the knowledge most sought after by employers.

COURSE DETAILS

Price: $75

Topics Covered:

  • Trades Safety — Getting Started
  • Linear and distance measurement
  • Fractions, percentages, proportions and angles
  • Common Hand Tools (Part I)
  • Common Hand Tools (Part II)
  • Power Cutting Tools

Mechanical Print Reading

Designed for existing ABC employees and apprentices, this course teaches mechanical print reading, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, as well as the different types of drawings and schematics. Completing this program will ensure that the student is prepared for most types of print or schematic concepts.

COURSE DETAILS

Price: $199

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Print Reading
  • Print-Reading Symbols and Abbreviations
  • Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Print Reading Applications
  • Building Drawings
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Drawings
  • Piping, Materials, and Parts
  • Sheet Metal Basics
  • Elements of Print Reading, Part 1
  • Elements of Print Reading, Part 2
  • Reading Shop Prints Part 1