Highway Construction Careers Training

At a Glance
  • Do you have a valid driver's license?
  • Are you 19 years or older, have your high school diploma or GED, and have an interest in the construction trades?
  • Would you like to learn more about how to participate in LLCC Highway Construction Careers Training?

If so, contact us today!

Job Outlook

Job placement opportunities

  • Boilermakers
  • Bricklayers/Stonemasons
  • Carpenters
  • Cement Masons
  • Laborers
  • Electricians
  • Glaziers
  • Ironworkers
  • Millwrights
  • Operating Engineers
  • Painters
  • Plasterers
  • Plumbers/Pipefitters
  • Roofers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Teamsters

Getting Started

About this program

  • The Illinois Department of Transportation has funded this program to expand the number of people in historically underrepresented populations who enter a highway construction career.
  • This is an intensive program that addresses skills necessary for acceptance into a highway construction career: math for the trades, job readiness and technical skills coursework.
  • Students will leave the completed highway construction careers training with the following certifications: OSHA 10, Forklift, CPR/First Aid Training, Flagger and Scissorlift.
  • Students will have gained the opportunity to excel when applying for a new career with high wage earning potential.

Contact us

For more information or to register for an orientation, please contact Thomas Spears at 217-786-3675, 217-786-2407.