Orientations July 7-23 for highway construction training - Black Hawk College

Orientations July 7-23 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. 10.

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:

  • Tuesday, July 7 at 2 p.m.
  • Friday, July 10 at 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, July 14 at 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 21 at 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, July 23 at 2 p.m.

Register online for an orientation session 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.