Highway Construction Careers Training Program 

HCCTP: Train for a New Career!

Our Highway Construction Careers Training Program helps increase the number of minorities, women, and disadvantaged individuals working on IDOT highway construction projects.

Training consists of an intensive 14-week program to learn the skills necessary for acceptance into the highway construction trades and the opportunity for a career with high wage-earning potential.

The training includes the following and more:

  • Math for the trades
  • Introduction to Electrical/Plumbing/Sheet Metal
  • Job readiness
  • Scaffolding Erection
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Introduction to Welding
  • Technical Skills Coursework
  • Skid Steer
  • OSHA 30 Certification
  • Backhoe/End Loader
  • HAZ MAT Handling
  • Crane Safety and Rigging
  • Aerial Lift and Scissor Lift
  • Crane Signaling
  • Flagger Certification
  • Fork Lift and Extended Reach Fork Lift