Next class starts March 4, 2019.
The Illinois Department of Transportation created this program to increase the number of minorities, women and disadvantaged persons working on IDOT projects.
This full-time, 13-week class covers math, job/life skills, blueprint reading, OSHA, stick welding, construction equipment operation, shop time and hands-on projects
This program is at no cost to the participant. Up to 15 students will be selected for each class. They learn essential skills, with the goal of applying for and obtaining an apprenticeship in the building trades.
- Cement masons
- Equipment operators
- Pipefitters and plumbers
- Other building trades
- Seeking work in the construction trades
- 18 years or older
- High school diploma or GED®
- Valid driver’s license
- Drug-free (tested)
Applying for HCCTP requires several steps, beginning with an orientation session.
- Wednesday, January 16 at 10 a.m.
- Thursday, January 17 at 2 p.m.
- Tuesday, January 22 at 10 a.m.
- Thursday, January 24 at 6 p.m.
- Friday, January 29 at 2 p.m.
- Register for and attend an orientation session. All orientation sessions are in the Business Training Center at the Quad-Cities Campus.
- Math and Reading Skills Test – Taken after orientation for those wanting to proceed.
- Potential candidates are invited for an interview, then selections are made.
- Drug testing.