Education & Training

Workforce development is a critical component to the future of the construction industry in Arizona. AZAGC provides programs for member firms and individuals to enhance performance and career development.

Beavers-Ames sponsor ASU Heavy Civil Consstruction Chair-Candidates Needed

The Beavers Charitable Trust and the Wink Ames family have chosen Arizona State University to establish a Heavy Construction Chair endowment in support of the heavy construction curriculum. This tenured/tenure-track faculty member will hold a doctorate and/or have significant field experience focused on contracting and heavy civil construction. The Beavers-Ames Heavy Construction Chair will dedicate a significant portion of their time toward undergraduate teaching in construction management and engineering. The holder of this chair will take a leading role in implementing the new bachelor of science in construction engineering program at ASU.  Click here for more information.

Apprenticeship Program

The AZAGC Apprenticeship Program is a three year program that offers participants a journeyman certificate upon completion.  You can earn a journeyman’s certificate as a heavy equipment operator and heavy equipment mechanic.

Environmental Training

These training classes give the participant knowledge based on storm water pollution, regulations and best management practices (BMPs). The courses include potential storm water pollution sources and effects associated with construction activity.