Heavy Equipment Operations
CIP Code: 490202
Tuition: $8000.00 ($7875.00 Tuition + $125.00 Administration Fee)
Class Sessions: 8 weeks – Monday – Thursday
Heavy Equipment Operations Course is an extensive 2 month course allowing you to Operate Heavy Equipment in a safe an efficient manner. Heavy Equipment taught on is as follows: Bull Dozers, Frontend Loader, Backhoes, and Dump Truck “Loading” etc. Safety Operations of each piece of equipment is always forefront of this course, allowing you to demonstrate your proper techniques when attending interviews. Provided in your instruction time is also Underground Utilities and the “ONE CALL SYSTEM” as well as transit and laser setup and use, discussion on GPS in location and elevations grades and elevations in grading. Unlike many courses this course is very “hands on”. Most of the instruction time is on the equipment, in the equipment arena not just book knowledge, allowing your skills to be shown in every aspect upon Completion of Course and Final Exam (hands on and written) taken at the school.
Construction equipment operators use machinery to move construction materials, earth, and other heavy materials at construction sites and mines. Heavy Equipment Operators operate equipment that clears and grades land to prepare it for construction of roads, buildings, and bridges, as well as airport runways, power generation facilities, dams, levees, and other structures. They use machines to dig trenches that is needed to lay or repair sewer, utilities, and hoist heavy construction materials. Construction equipment operators also operate machinery that spreads asphalt and concrete on roads and other structures. These workers also help set up and inspect the equipment, make adjustments, and perform some maintenance and minor repairs.
Total Cost: $8,000