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Construction Academies and Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

ADOT Construction Academies are FREE pre-apprenticeship training programs for minorities, women, disadvantaged individuals, and veterans. The purpose of the program is to prepare individuals to enter highway construction trades or apprenticeship programs and successfully obtain journeyman status. 

Different Construction Academies are now being offered to accommodate your lifestyle! Please see our different opportunities below and choose one that most interests you!

Construction Academy #1: Highway Construction Jump Start (Full Time)

Course Duration
  • 2 weeks long
  • 8 hours per day
  • 5 days per week
Course Content/Certifications Earned
  • Construction math
  • Flagger certification
  • OSHA 10 certification
  • Construction plans reading
  • CDL permit
  • Work readiness class with resume building
  • Graduation with Career Fair
Prerequisites
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Have reliable transportation to and from class
  • Dress in an appropriate professional manner to do construction work, including: long pants, steel toe boots/shoes, work gloves
  • Authorized to work in the US
Next Steps
  • Choose from one of our classes offered below
  • Each class has a limited amount of space
  • Once you submit your application for a specific class we will reach out and conduct a phone interview with you at that point you will be in “Seat Reserved” status
  • After your phone interview, it will be your responsibility to complete a CDL physical and federal drug test. Once your results are verified, your seat will go from: “Seat Reserved” to “Seat Secured”
Classes Offered (choose one)

Each class has a seat map to display current class enrollment

 September 30th - October 11th, 2019 Camp Verde   GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair
 October 28th - November 8th, 2019  Phoenix GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair
 February 3rd - 14th, 2019  Tucson GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair
 March 2nd - 13th, 2020
(Female only Academy)
 Phoenix GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair
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 March 30th - April 10th, 2020  Douglas GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair
 May 4th - 15th, 2020  Globe GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair
 June 1st - 12th, 2020  Show Low GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair

Available GreenChair  Reserved YellowChair Secured RedChair

*Students with 100% attendance will earn $200 in FREE tools upon completion!*

Apply Now!

Construction Academy #2: Highway Construction Masonry Program (Part Time)

This program is in partnership with Gila Community College and Eastern Arizona College. College credit for course completion is included!
Course Duration
  • 16 hours long
  • 3 hours per night
  • 3 nights per week
Course Content/Certifications Earned
  • Form Carpentry 
  • Construction Math 
  • Flagger Certification 
  • OSHA 10 Certification 
  • Blueprint/Plans Reading 
  • Finish Concrete Work Readiness class
  • Resume Building 
  • Hands on learning to use and identify Concrete tools properly including:
    • straight edge
    • tamp
    • full float
    • edger
    • jointer groover
    • power joint cutter
    • hand floats
    • hand trowels
  • Graduation with Career Fair
Prerequisites
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Have reliable transportation to and from class
  • Dress in an appropriate professional manner to do construction work, including: long pants, steel toe boots/shoes, work gloves
  • Authorized to work in the US
Next Steps
  • Choose from one of our classes offered below
  • Each class has a limited amount of space
  • Once you submit your application for a specific class we will reach out and conduct a phone interview with you at that point you will be in “Seat Reserved” status
  • After your phone interview, it will be your responsibility to complete a CDL physical and federal drug test. Once your results are verified, your seat will go from: “Seat Reserved” to “Seat Secured”
Classes Offered (choose one)

Each class has a seat map to display current class enrollment

Fall 2019 Globe GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair
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Spring 2020 Phoenix GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair
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Summer 2020 Prescott GreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChairGreenChair
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Available GreenChair  Reserved YellowChair Secured RedChair

*Students with 100% attendance will earn $200 in FREE tools upon completion!*

Apply Now!

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

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