Heavy Equipment Repair and Operation

  • Program Description

    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. 

    Program Length

    Two years (student may enroll for one year for program experience)

    Industry Alignments

    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

    Credential Opportunities 

    NCCER Core and Level 1-Heavy Equipment Operations Credential; 10-hour OSHA General Industry Safety and Health Credential; Technical Endorsement on Graduation Diploma

    Industry Assessments

    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

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