ITD offers a free construction training program

The five-week training program will run from April 18 to May 20 in Boise.

BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Department of Transportation is accepting applications for a five-week construction training program.

Selected candidates will receive free hands-on training in several disciplines, including heavy equipment operation, cement masonry, welding and metalwork. They can also get a free commercial driver’s license.

This is the fourth year of the program. ITD said that 75% of graduates from the program have obtained employment with companies in the sector.

The program will run from April 18 to May 20 in Boise. More information in this ITD video. No previous construction experience is required, but applicants must be at least 21 years old, have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a Department of Transportation drug test and physical exam.

ITD will accept applications until all places in the program are filled. To apply, submit a resume and letter of interest to [email protected] or by mail to PO Box 7129, Boise, Idaho 83707. If you have any questions, call Jessika Phillips at 208-334-8152.

ITD said women, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

ITD receives funding from the Federal Highway Administration for this program.

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