Welcome to the Energy and Construction Career Training Program

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Why Energy and Construction?

  • Occupations are in high demand.
  • Jobs offer long-term stability.
  • Many opportunities for significant advancement.
  • High salaries.
  • No degree required.
  • $17 – $20 per hour starting.
  • Excellent career options with additional training, hard work and dedication.
  • The work is important, it’s everywhere and has a massive impact: hospitals, schools, malls, roads, homes, offices and factories.
  • Often relied upon when developing or repairing systems: lights, running water, plumbing, gas, electrical and air/heat.

Find Out if You Qualify for the Program

  • Legally able to work in the United States.
  • Age 21 years or older.
  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Able to demonstrate industry aligned reading and math comprehension.
  • Ability to do physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks.
  • Willingness to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to complete the course, 9am-2:30pm, Monday through Thursday.
  • Possess a valid US State Driver’s License or permit.
  • Able to pass a drug screening and industry aligned background screen.

Priority Enrollment Given to Virginia Residents

Register For A Required Information Session

Thank you for your interest in the energy and construction career training program. We are not currently taking applications but will begin again, this fall. Please leave your contact information below to be notified with details about our next upcoming class.


Program Sponsored By Washington Gas

The program is sponsored by Washington Gas with industry training provided by ABC Metro and Associated Builders and Contractors. 


You will gain the knowledge, skills and and core credentials with 10 weeks of blended virtual and in-person training. Successful graduates, will interview for entry-level, metro area positions earning between $17.00 – $20.00 per hour to start.

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