Upcoming Training Schedule

Please see below for a current list of training we have scheduled. If you would like to see a class or seminar offered, please contact Amber Harris at 901-794-9212 or by email at amber@wtcabc.org


TN Drug Free Workplace Training

When: Friday, September 29, 2017 from 8am to 10am 

@ ABC Office (1995 Nonconnah Blvd)

Cost: $5(member)/$25(non-member)- Employee
$8(member)/$35(non-member)- Supervisor

Instructor: Kelly Dobbins, Mid-South Drug Testing 


Intro to Construction Spanish

When: 10-week course, Tuesdays from 3:30pm to 5:00pm BEGINNING 10/10

@ ABC (1995 Nonconnah Blvd)

Cost: $250/ ABC Members & $370/ Non-members

  Description: Need help bridging the gap between English speaking and Spanish speaking employees and supervisors/foreman? This class may be right for you!   This 10 week Intro to Construction Spanish class will give you a basic understanding of "construction Spanish" from the beginning to the end. Topics that will be covered include: basic skills, vocabulary, grading and foundation, structural work, framing, roofing, mechanics in general, exterior work, interior work, and conversation!  


Construction Spanish 2

When: 10-week course, Tuesdays from 5:10pm to 6:40pm BEGINNING 10/10

@ ABC (1995 Nonconnah Blvd)

Cost: $250/ ABC Members & $370/ Non-members


    In this 10 week Construction Spanish II class, we will be operating entirely in Spanish. 

        We will review: the alphabet, numbers, grammar, and phrases. We will also touch on the different construction tools, and will practice the proper pronunciation and the proper speaking methods.   




Blueprint Reading

When: 8-week course, Mondays from 5:00pm to 7:00pm BEGINNING 10/30

@ ABC (1995 Nonconnah Blvd)

Cost: $450/ ABC Members & $550/ Non-members


Learn the fundamentals of reading and understanding the many components of a typcial commercial project including civil, architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical drawings. Students will learn the format of the project specifications manual and how to use it in conjunction with the drawings. The curriculum also covers area and linear measurement of a variety of items. The course utilizes a real set of plans and specifications for a real project in the Memphis area in order to maximize their learning experience. The course plans and specifications are furnished. Students provide pencils, architect and engineer's scales, and a basic function calculator.  



Supervisor Training

When: 8-week course, Mondays from 7:00pm to 9:00pm BEGINNING 10/30

@ ABC (1995 Nonconnah Blvd)

Cost: $600/ ABC Members & $700/ Non-members


Designed for employees with leadership potential, who are not currently in a supervisory role, foremen ready to move up, or very new superintendents who need to hone their skills. Topics discussed include: human relations and problem solving, safety management, quality control, document control and estimating, planning and scheduling, & resource control and cost awareness.

Students who complete this course will receive NCCER certification!  


Specialty Tax Incentives for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Contractors

When: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 12pm to 1pm 


Cost: FREE  

 Speaker: BRAYN Consulting 

Description: Construction is a dynamic and ever-changing field. MEP contractors have the experience and expertise in finding new ways to increase efficiency, meet new safety and building codes, and maximize space for a growing population. With each project comes new challenges to conquer and with each new challenge comes a new opportunity for lucrative tax incentives.

As such, MEP contractors could access the R&D tax credit for their complex design work, the 199 Domestic Production Activities Deduction for production and installation, and the 179D Energy Efficiency Deduction for lighting, HVAC, and envelope work done on government-owned buildings.

Join us for a special webinar presented by BRAYN Consulting to learn more about how you and your firm may qualify for these tax incentives.


Analytics for Reputation and Corruption Risk

When: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 2pm to 3pm 


Cost: $39.57

 Speaker: Jeremy Clopton, CPA, Driector, Big Data & Analytics, Digital Forensics, BKD LLP

Description: Reputation risk is the sum of all the risk your organization has exposure to, with the added bonus of public exposure risk. In an age of social media and investigative journalism, reputation and corruption risk should be on your radar whether you’re a C-level executive or a manager tasked with running a specific program. Although it's usually managed through marketing and public relations, determining an effective way to monitor this risk is a challenge to most organizations. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to learn how you can prepare and protect your company using risk analytics.



*As an ABC Member, you also have access to all archived webinars through ABC's

Academy for Construction Ethics, Compliance & Best Practices


**WTCABC would like to continue offering seminars free of charge; However, we now must require a $20 inconvenience fee for "no call, no shows" of these free seminars. We would like to acknowledge the value of the Speakers' time.**