Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP)

The Highway Construction Careers Training Program is a twelve week program. The programs runs Monday through Friday, 7:50 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. This is a pre-apprenticeship program for individuals interested in getting into an apprenticeship program with any of the construction trades. The next class will begin spring of 2020.


Registration is Now Closed Until the Beginning of 2020


To register for orientation and assessment testing for the next class use the online registration form below. Once you have completed the form you will receive an email with your orientation and assessment test date (please allow up to 48 hours for your response). You will also receive detailed information in regard to the day of orientation. This is the first step in the four step application process for the program.

The Highway Construction Careers Training Program is intended to help women, minorities, and disadvantaged individuals gain acceptance into the construction trades. The admission process is extremely competitive and not all who apply will be accepted. There is no cost to the program! (Program is funded by a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation.) Students will be paid a stipend for each FULL hour of training completed to help with expenses.

Interested candidates must be at least 18 years old, have a High School Diploma/GED®, a valid Driver’s License and be able to pass a drug test!