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Texas Construction Career Academy

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Dates:September 18-29, 2017
Meets:M, Tu, W, Th and F from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, 10 sessions
Location:El Paso Community College - EPCC
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $0.00  

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Course Description


The University of Texas at Arlington, Division for Enterprise Development (UTADED) has been selected to lead the Texas Construction Career Academy for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The Academy is funded by The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to provide training to increase students' abilities to be hired by highway contractors on federal-aid projects.

25 students will be chosen to participate in the free job training listed below and will be introduced to local contractors who need people with these skills.

(No job is guaranteed!)

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION: This section is designed to provide students with the following certifications and education opportunities:

  • OSHA 10 for Construction Laborers
  • Certified Flagger
  • Work Zone Safety Training
  • Resume and Interview Preparation

SKILL AREA INSTRUCTION: This section consists of 32 clock hours of behind the wheel training and observation on the following pieces of heavy equipment:

  • Skid Steer
  • Backhoe
  • Mini-Excavator

This class will take place in El Paso.

Please click HERE to apply.

Applicants will be contacted to take a drug test and schedule an interview before being selected to attend the class.

Application Deadline is September 6, 2017

For Additional Information Contact:
Judy Willingham Email Judy Willingham (817) 272-9632


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