Heavy Equipment Operator Program
In this full 15-week program, students receive compulsory/core training in first aid, introduction to heavy equipment operation, introduction to the knowledge and use of heavy equipment, introduction to equipment systems, preventative maintenance procedures, interpretation of construction surveys, and air brake systems. This program also includes 185 hours of training on each of two pieces of heavy equipment (crawler, motor grader, front-end loader, track excavator swing rig, Class 3 tandem axle dump truck, or Class 1 tractor tri-axle side dump).
Abridged Heavy Equipment Operator Program
This 8-week program offers the same compulsory/core training as the full-length program, but students will receive 185 hours of training on one (as opposed to two) piece of heavy equipment.
Introduction to Heavy Equipment Operator Program
This 9-week program offers the same compulsory/core training as the full-length program. Students will receive 100 hours of training on each of two pieces of equipment.