SSC to Offer a Free, Short-Term Highway Construction Careers Training Program in February

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is offering a Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) this spring at their Oak Forest Center. Orientation and Assessment Testing will take place from January 22-25, 2019, with the program set to begin on February 25, 2019.

The Highway Construction Careers Training Program has been implemented to increase the number of minorities, women, and disadvantaged individuals working on IDOT highway construction projects. The training consists of an intensive 12-week program to develop the skills necessary for success in the workforce and consideration for well-paying highway construction trades careers. Some of those opportunities include but are not limited to cement mason, electrician, pipefitter, carpenter, laborer, and equipment operator.

Program participants must have a valid driver’s license and must be 18 years or older with a High School diploma or GED.

All orientation and assessment testing will be held at the Oak Forest Center – 16333 South Kilbourn Avenue, Oak Forest, Illinois. For more information, please visit our website at, call (708) 596-2000, ext. 3219, or email Para Información En Español Llame: (708) 210-5740.

2016 HCCTP Class