Business Engagement and Compliance

On-the-Job Training Program

Construction Academy Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

There's no cost to you!

ADOT announces its Construction Academy, an amazing pre-apprenticeship training program, for minorities, women, disadvantaged individuals and veteran community members*. The purpose of the three-week program is to learn and experience the trades available in the construction field that may be available for employment. The intent of the program is to place graduates directly into paid apprenticeship programs and industry jobs. Participants completing the program have a huge advantage in stepping into a sound opportunity for future employment. (No guarantee of placement.)

Applicants must be able to transport themselves to classes that are located near the ADOT training center in central Phoenix. Interested individuals can complete the application online by clicking the button below or or picking up a hard copy at this address:

ADOT Business Engagement and Compliance Office
1135 N. 22nd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85009
Phone: 602.712.7761

Courses will be taught by industry experts and include these topics:

Intro to Construction Computers and Technology Heavy Equipment
Highway Electrical Construction Math Pipe Layers/Fitters
Materials and Materials Lab Traffic IT Concrete and Ironwork
Highway Survey Highway Painting Job Search Skills
Highway Carpentry Block Masonry Q&A with Contractors

Courses will provide hands-on training and will be held both in the classroom and in the field. Protective wear, hard hats and goggles will be provided at no cost to you.

You must be available for three weeks, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The following dates are set for the first three academies:

  • Sept. 22-Oct. 10, 2014
  • Jan. 26-Feb. 13, 2015
  • April 20-May 8, 2015

Jumpstart your career in one of the best industries in Arizona!

Sign up now!

Note: To submit the form online requires IE 9.0 or above or similar current browser.  If unable to complete or submit the form, please print and email as an attachment, fax or mail to the address noted.

*This is not an application for employment. ADOT Construction Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Program funding is provided by the Federal Highway Administration.