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ABC Mississippi offers various Education Courses throughout the year. Stay tuned to our Events Calendar and our Facebook page for education course dates, times, cost and online registration information.

INDUSTRY DAYS IN 2017  
ABC Mississippi is pleased to introduce a new program for our members in 2017 - Industry Days! Members are invited to lead sessions on topics pertinent to the construction industry. All industry professionals, suppliers and contractors are welcome to participate! If you’d like to present, please reserve your preferred presentation date online now at  at www.abcmississippi.org/industrydays. Download our flyer for more information. 

CONSTRUCTION QUALITY MANAGEMENT (CQM)   
This course for contractors familiarizes students with CQM concepts and procedures used in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command and Army Corp of Engineers Construction contracts.

This course is perfect for owners, architects, professional engineers, construction mangers, facility managers, superintendents and QC managers. Continuing education credits are awarded for professionals, design build contractors and designers (NAVFAC specifications to provide design QC plan and a design QC manager with current certificate). 

Students who complete course requirements will receive a certificate valid for 5 years. USACE and NAVFAC specifications require this certificate for QC managers on all construction projects.

BLUEPRINT READING   This course is an excellent opportunity to learn more about blueprint reading. Highlights on the topics included in this course are as follows.

  • Drawing Set 101 | Symbols, Abbreviations, Lines, Fills, Scales & Types
  • Importance of Specifications
  • Trade Standards & Tolerances
  • Submittals & Requirements
  • Understanding Drawing Set Details
  • Understanding BIM (Building Information Modeling)
  • Take Offs, Square Footage, Linear Feet & RFIs
  • Understanding Various Job Types

MANAGEMENT TRAINING   ABC Mississippi offers management training to our members. Training is provided in the areas of construction leadership as well as topics of various issues that confront our industry. 

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JACKSON
5165 Old Brandon Road
Pearl, Mississippi 39208
601.944.0421 office
601.944.0450 fax

COAST
10480 Corporate Drive
Gulfport, Mississippi 39501
228.897.1711 phone
228.897.2711 fax
 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT


To protect and enhance the free enterprise system and the Merit Shop philosophy in the Mississippi construction industry and to be its principal representative.


MERIT SHOP PHILOSOPHY


The philosophy that encourages open competition and a free enterprise approach that awards contracts based solely on merit, regardless of labor affiliation.

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