There is more than one road to take towards a promising construction career. Future Road Builders can get you started.
In Future Road Builders, a virtual pre-apprenticeship experience, the player explores the different phases of a highway construction project and uncovers the skills needed to be a Carpenter, Concrete Finisher, Skilled Laborer, Heavy Equipment Operator, and Inspector. Through games, videos, and assessment tools, users will gain a deeper understanding of the highway construction industry. After exploring the vast world of Future Road Builders, players will be ready to apply for one of several apprenticeship programs in highway construction. Play the game. Get to work.
Future Road Builders features: -Learn the ins and outs of four major construction trades. -Play mini-games that test your aptitudes and skills -Receive links for learning about and applying to real training opportunities -Watch videos of real construction workers on the job -Earn industry-recognized badges -Create a Skill Arcade profile to track accomplishments across multiple games
This project was funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Ladders of Opportunities initiative. Ladders of Opportunities was created to develop and enhance initiatives, program guidance, tools and standards that empower transportation leaders, grantees and communities to revitalize, connect and create workforce opportunities that lift more Americans into the middle class. https://www.transportation.gov/leadershipacademy/overview-ladders-opportunity