Orientations in January for highway construction training

Interested in working in highway construction?

Highway Construction participants working outsideA new session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Black Hawk College begins Monday, March 4.

The 13-week program aims to increase the number of minorities, women and disadvantaged individuals working on Illinois Department of Transportation projects.

The intensive training is 36 hours per week. There is no cost to those who are interviewed and accepted into the program.

Eligible candidates must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or GED®, have a valid driver’s license, be interested in the construction trades, and be drug-free.

Interested students MUST attend one of these orientation sessions:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. – FULL
  • Thursday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m.

To register for orientation, contact Paul Fessler at 309-796-5729 or fesslerp@bhc.edu or register online.

The HCCTP is funded by a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Black Hawk College is canceling all classes at East Campus locations starting at 1:00 p.m. and Quad-Cities locations starting at 2:00 p.m. for Tuesday, Jan. 22.