Concrete Finisher (ABC)

3-year, 12-credit Apprenticeship

Concrete finishers help build highways, skyscrapers, houses and many other concrete structures. They finish flat surfaces such as floors, foundations and roadways, as well as vertical surfaces including walls, columns, beams and girders. WCTC ABC training center in Wisconsin offers apprentices top-notch training from highly skilled instructors. Concrete Finisher apprentices receive nine days of instruction in December and nine days in January.

The Concrete Finisher apprenticeship is in conjunction with Associated Building Contractors (ABC), Wisconsin chapter, a national trade association for the construction industry.

Additional details on this program:

  • Contact Associated Building Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin, 5330 Wall Street, Madison, WI 53718
  • Complete the ABC application packet, which will include qualifying test information.
  • After application approval, a list of potential employers will be provided.
  • Obtain employment for apprenticeship training; this is the responsibility of the individual seeking an apprenticeship.
  • While WCTC provides related apprenticeship instruction, the student does not need to apply to the college.
  • The State of Wisconsin oversees the apprenticeship system and will contact WCTC to set a class schedule.
  • Wages of recent graduates per Graduate Follow-up Report
    • Average Salary: $47,284
    • Average Hourly Wage: $22.75

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 429-500 Concrete Technology I2  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 429-501 Concrete Technology II2  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
Third Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 429-502 Concrete Technology III2  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
Fourth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 429-503 Concrete Technology IV2  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
Fifth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 429-504 Concrete Technology V2  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
Sixth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 429-505 Concrete Technology VI2  
 
Total Semester Credits
2
  
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.