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Develop the skills for heavy equipment operators and earn nationally recognized credentials through the National Center for Construction Education and Research. Each level of training is 16-20 weeks.
Training may include orientation to the construction industry, core skills, heavy equipment safety, basic operational techniques, equipment identification, utility tractors, introduction to earth moving, and rough grades. Hands-on equipment may include mini excavator, backhoe, drum rollers, and skid steers.
Training may include rough-terrain forklifts, on-road dump trucks, excavation math, site work, soils, skid steers, loaders, scrapers, and trac hoes. Additional equipment may be added as needed.
Training may include interpreting civil drawings, finishing and grading, off-road dump trucks, dozers, excavators, motor graders, and advanced operational techniques.
In-class instruction will take place one night per week for four hours and will also be provided online for those who travel for work. Hands-on training will be scheduled one Friday a month. The schedule of all class meetings will be provided at time of registration. Any participant sponsored by a company will not be required to pass a drug test before entering the program.