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What will I learn?
During this intensive 450-hour program, you will learn the skills you need for acceptance into the highway construction trades and the opportunity for a career with high wage-earning potential. You will work on a service project, doing hands-on work to gain extra skills in construction and tool usage. There will also be opportunities to talk directly to representatives from various trade unions and contractors to learn about available jobs in the highway construction field.
- Do you have a valid driver’s license?
- Are you 18 years or older, have your high school diploma or GED and have an interest in working in the construction trades?
- Would you like to learn how to participate in the Highway Construction Careers Training Program at Richland Community College?
Career/Technical Education Option
- Math for the trades
- Job readiness
- Technical skills coursework
- OSHA 10 certification
Where can this education take me?
Once you have successfully completed this program, you will be prepared to apply for and pass the entrance exam for apprenticeships in one of the following trades:
- Equipment Operator
- Iron Worker
- Cement Mason
- Pipefitter, Plumber