Heavy Equipment Repair and Operation
Students in the Heavy Equipment Repair and Operation (HERO) program will learn how to service, repair and operate various types of heavy duty trucks and excavation equipment.
Students practice operating machinery on simulators before testing their skills on equipment.
Two years (student may enroll for one year for program experience)
National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER); Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Integrated Academic Coursework
Career and Financial Management (1/2 credit per year)
Science (1/2 credit per year)
4+1 Pathway Option
NCCER: Academic Career Test: Core Introductory Craft Skills: Academic Career Test: Heavy Equipment Operations, Level 1
College Credit Opportunities
Articulation Agreements: Lincoln Technical Institute; Ohio Technical College; SUNY Cobleskill
NCCER Core and Level 1-Heavy Equipment Operations Credential; 10-hour OSHA General Industry Safety and Health Credential; Technical Endorsement on Graduation Diploma
NCCER-National Construction Career Test-Academic Core and Level 1-Heavy Equipment Operations
Program Supplies, Materials, Assessments Provided
Jacket; Hard hat/liner; Safety glasses; Work boots; 10-hour OSHA credential; National Construction Career Test Level 1 Heavy Equipment Operator Exam