Orientations June 20-July 8 for highway construction training

Highway Construction Program pouring concreteInterested in working in highway construction?

A new session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) begins Monday, Aug. 12.

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:

  • Thursday, June 20 at 10 a.m.
  • Monday, June 24 at 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 28 at 2 p.m.
  • Monday, July 8 at 2 p.m.

Register for an orientation session at www.bhc.edu/hcctp or contact Paul Fessler at 309-796-5729 or fesslerp@bhc.edu.

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