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Heavy Equipment Operator Academy

 

Looking for a career in the fast-growing field of heavy equipment operations? SPCC can put you on a path to becoming an NCCER-certified Heavy Equipment Operator. Our Heavy Equipment Operator Academy teaches the skills you need for any project that requires moving and transporting heavy materials, or that demands any kind of earthmoving.

Prepare to earn the nationally-recognized Heavy Equipment Operations Level I, II, and III certifications from the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER). The courses include hands-on lab time operating min-excavators and similar equipment, and are taught at the SPCC Tyson Family Center for Technology, and on-site at the Monroe location of Ironpeddlers.

HEO-3100A: Heavy Equipment Operations – Level I (Approx. 96 hours)

Course Description

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of heavy equipment operator responsibilities, heavy equipment safety and career opportunities. Topics include orientation to the trade; heavy equipment safety; identification of heavy equipment; basic operational techniques; utility trailers; introduction to earthmoving, and grades. The course is aligned with the NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations Level I credential. Students wishing to sit for the NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations Level I Certification are highly advised to also enroll in CAR 3108C: Trades Essentials. Approx. six hours of instruction will take place at the Monroe location of Ironpeddlers; the instructor will provide a detailed schedule.

Course topics may include:

  • Orientation to the Trade
  • Heavy Equipment Safety
  • Identification of Heavy Equipment
  • Basic Operational Techniques
  • Utility Tractors
  • Introduction to Earthmoving
  • Grade

Pre-Requisites

None

Requirements

Student must be at least 18 years old.

Cost

$229.40

Books

Heavy Equipment Operations Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 3rd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-292142-8
(Students are responsible for purchasing textbook before first class meeting.)
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Upcoming Courses

Start DateEnd DateTimeDays
February 2, 2021March 25, 20214:00pm-8:00pmTWTh

HEO-3100A: Heavy Equipment Operations – Level II (Approx. 168 hours)

Course Description

Course topics may include:

  • Rough Terrain Forklifts
  • On-Road Dump Trucks
  • Excavation Math
  • Interpreting Civil Drawings
  • Site Work
  • Soils
  • Skid Steers
  • Loaders
  • Scrapers

Pre-Requisites

Heavy Equipment Operations – Level I

Cost

To be determined

Books

To be determined

Upcoming Courses

No classes are scheduled at this time

HEO-3100C: Heavy Equipment Operations – Level III (Approx. 215 hours)

Course Description

Course topics may include:

  • Finishing and Grading
  • Compaction Equipment
  • Backhoes
  • Off-Road Dump Trucks
  • Dozers
  • Excavators
  • Motor Graders
  • Advanced Operational Techniques

Pre-Requisites

Heavy Equipment Operations – Level I & II

Cost

To be determined

Books

To be determined

Upcoming Courses

No classes are scheduled at this time

Registration Options

Enroll Online Now

By Phone: 704-290-5223

In Person: 3509 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe

Location

OCH Campus
4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe
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For more information, contact:

Kristen Griffin, 704-290-5223

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