Highway Construction Skills Training (HCST)

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An HCST student during training. Are you interested in a good-paying job in highway construction?

Are you from an established construction firm looking for new talent?

HCST is a six week intensive training program that prepares workers for careers in the road construction industry. HCST also works with program graduates​​ to find employment and ensure their continued success.

The HCST program works to create opportunity for groups historically underrepresented​ in the construction industry, including women and people of color.

Highway Construction Skills Training, Certified Pre-ApprenticeshipAbout HCST

HCST was previously called the Transportation Alliance for New Solutions (TrANS). The program was renamed in ​February of 2023.​​

​HCST works with over two dozen partners across the state. Over 800 HCST graduates have been placed with employers as laborers or apprentices.​​