Welcome to Associated Builders & Contractors - Illinois Chapter


ABC Illinois Chapter is a trade association dedicated to serving construction professionals within the state of Illinois.  We promote free enterprise by advancing the merit shop philosophy in the construction industry through education, advocacy, and business services.

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Training & Education

ABC has become the world leader in apprenticeship and craft training in the merit shop construction industry. ABC now works closely with its educational affiliate, the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), in the development, revision and publication of the NCCER Curriculum, which is competency-based, task-driven, modular craft training curricula based on today's construction industry practices.

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ABC of Illinois Apprenticeship Program


Associated Builders and Contractors - Illinois Chapter
600 S. Second St., Suite 403; Springfield, IL 62704 • p - 217-523-4692  • f - 217-523-4752
2458 Elmhurst Rd; Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 • p - 847-709-2960  • f - 847-709-2970