Become a Heavy Equipment Operator, and earn an industry-recognized credential. The Heavy Equipment
Operator program was developed to meet the growing employment demands for equipment operators. This class serves as the first level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator program. Learn the following: Orientation to the Trade, Heavy Equipment Safety, Identification of Heavy Equipment, Basic Operational Techniques, Utility Tractors, Introduction to Earthmoving, Interpreting Civil
Drawings and Using Simulator Exercises for Equipment Basic Controls, Loading, and Unloading, Excavating,
and Trenching. Students receive hands-on training while using simulators, which replicate real-life operating
scenarios through rotation-motion platforms and high-resolution 3D displays for excavator and wheel loader
equipment. Class includes NCCER Core. This Course is an Online course with Hands-On lab time on Simulators.