Heavy Equipment Operations

Heavy Equipment Operations

 Program Description
» Operate and maintain bulldozers, excavators, backhoes, and other construction equipment
» Load and move dirt to shape the earth to proper grade for effective site preparation 
» Perform critical blueprint interpretation, transit level operation, and excavation techniques 
CAREER FOCUS: Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education. 
Hands-On Operation of:
» Excavator 
» Loader 
» Dozer 
» Tractor 
» Dump Truck 
» Skid Steer 
» Rough Terrain and Industrial Forklift 

Credentials & Certifications 
» OSHA 30 
» CPR/First Aid (American Safety Health Institute)
» Forklift - (150501) 
» Aerial Lift Certification - (ALC) 
» CDL - Truck Driver Endorsement - (OBM CDL 1200) 
» NCCER Core - Heavy Equipment Operations - (NCCER 0202) 
» NCCER Level I - HEO - (NCCER 0202 I) 
» ACT National Career Readiness Credential - (ACT NCR) 

Important Information:

Total Program Charges:
» $11,504 
» Includes tuition, all books, CDL training, materials, PPE, all certification tests and fees. 

Breakdown of Total:
Tuition & Fees:  $10,574
Book Costs:  $515
Supplies: $415

Class Schedule: 
» 720 hrs 25 weeks
» Mon - Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 

Career Opportunities 
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CIP CODE: 49.0202 

Program accredited by:
Program Instructor 
Instructor: Amy Swingle
Teaching at Mid-East since: 2020
Education Credentials:  Graduated from Bishop Rosecrans High School. Graduated from Heavy Equipment Operator Program, Mid-East Career and Technology Centers Adult Education, 2013.
Past Work Experience in Business & Industry:  Heavy Equipment Operator at Shelly and Sands, 7 years.
Other Roles at Mid-East CTC: CDL Instructor 

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