Business Engagement and Compliance

On-the-Job Training Program

Construction Academy Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

There's no cost to you!

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

There are two programs available.

  • ADOT Three-Week Program (No College Credit)
    Applicants must be available for three weeks, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • ADOT / GateWay Community College Seven-Week Program (12 College Credits)
    Applicants must be available for seven weeks, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Watch this two-minute video to learn more.

How to Apply

Individuals interested in applying for either program can complete the application online by clicking the button below or by 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 may 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
Resume Writing Computer Skills Construction Math

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.

The following dates have been set for upcoming academies:

  • The ADOT / GateWay Community College Seven-Week Program begins March 23, 2015.
  • The ADOT Three-Week Program begins April 20, 2015.

Jump-start your career in one of the best industries in Arizona!

Sign up now!

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