Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance
A two-year program based on the National Center for Construction Education and Research Contren Learning Series for Heavy Equipment and Repair.
Students learn to operate, maintain, diagnose, and repair construction-related equipment such as backhoes, bulldozers, bucket loaders, excavators, dump trucks, and skid steers. The program enjoys a corporate collaboration with Milton/Caterpillar, and Bobcat among others, through which students receive specialized training at their corporate site, as well as instructional opportunities at our education centers, field trip experiences, internships, and job shadowing opportunities.
Students study the following modules throughout the program:
- Introduction to the trade
- Heavy equipment safety
- Identification of heavy equipment and basic operational techniques
- Grades and slopes
- Diesel engines
- Hydraulics and more!