Get the Tools You Need for a New Career!
The Highway Construction Careers Training Program is a pre-apprenticeship designed to increase the participation of underrepresented groups on Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) construction projects.
Training consists of an intensive 12 to 18-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.
- Math for the Trades
- Introduction to Electrical/Plumbing/Sheet Metal
- Job readiness
- Life Skills
- Scaffolding Erection
- First Aid/CPR/AED
- Introduction to Welding
- Technical Skills Coursework
- Skid Steer
- OSHA 30 Certification
- Backhoe/End Loader
- Crane Safety
- Aerial Lift and Scissor Lift
- Crane Signaling
- Fork Lift and Extended Reach Fork Lift
Step One: Attend a FREE Orientation
Would you like to learn how to participate in the Highway Construction Careers Training Program? The application process starts with a free information session! To register, click the "register here" button below and add to your cart one of the "HCCTP Orientation" dates.