Construction: Craft Skills through AB Tech

Enter the world of construction prepared with several Nationally Recognized Credentials. Beginning April 17,  AB Tech is offering a new Construction Course using the NCCER core curriculum which will provide several certifications and training for entering the construction industry.   The construction industry offers … Continued

Careers in Construction promoted at local High School Career Fair on April 20

Labor Shortages in the Construction Industry is a key challenge our members are facing in today’s market. Do you remember how you were introduced to pursue your career path?  Who and what influenced you?  Here is your chance to give … Continued

Application Open: 2018-2019 AHBA Scholarship Program

Are you pursuing education in a construction related program or know someone who is?  Multiple scholarship opportunities are available through your local, state and national HBA for 2018-2019 Scholarship Programs. The Asheville Home Builders Association offers an annual Scholarship Program … Continued

AHBA Workforce Development Committee Sponsors Kid Construction Hats at 2018 Build & Remodel Expo

​New to this year’s Build & Remodel Expo, ​the dedicated volunteers serving on the ​Asheville HBA’s Workforce Development Committee distributed kid’s construction hats to attendees 8 and under. Over 100 kids showed off their new hard hats as they explored the Expo … Continued

Asheville HBA Visits Erwin High School

Local High School Students received a quick lesson on Careers in Construction as members of the Asheville HBA Staff along with Builders Mutual toured the carpentry department of Erwin High School this week. Builders Mutual Insurance graciously donated funds to … Continued

Shining a Spotlight on Careers in Construction

Did you know that it takes an average of 22 different subcontractors to build a home?   October is Careers in Construction Month and it’s a perfect time to recognize the contributions of all the professionals working in residential construction … Continued

AHBA Initiating New Workforce Development Focus Group

The Asheville Home Builders Association supports programs and partnerships with agencies that encourage a stronger workforce in the local construction industry.  There are many exciting ways the AHBA and its members can get involved in supporting the talent pipeline for … Continued