Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator
The Heavy Equipment program provides an introduction to the heavy equipment industry and basic heavy equipment operation. Topics include OSHA construction safety, orientation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, identification of heavy equipment, basic operational techniques, tractors, grades, and introduction to earthmoving. More than half of the students training time will be spent on equipment. This program supports the Bridgerland Technical College mission to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and hands-on technical education to the Bear River Region.
Heavy Equipment Program Objectives
• Students will learn basic operational techniques for the various equipment.
• Students will successfully perform and engage in grading and earthmoving practices.
• Students will safely operate heavy equipment such as dump trucks, loaders, excavators, backhoes, and skid steers.
• Students research the heavy equipment industry jobs, develop a current resume, and successfully perform a job interview.
• Students will learn the basics of excavation math.
• Students will learn about different soils and additives used in the construction industry.
• Students will learn to read grade stakes.
Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.
Individuals must hold a current driver license and be at least 18 years old to register. Students must also have a high school diploma or recognized equivalent.
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The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College found below. Choose Heavy Equipment Operator for your Program of Interest. Logan Campus Application
Pre-Enrollment: WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 3) and Workplace Oberservation (Level 2). Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning. Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment. Please email your ACT/SAT scores to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not have ACT/SAT scores, schedule your assessment below. Schedule Appointment in Logan Individuals must hold a current driver license and be at least 18 years old to register. Students must also have a high school diploma or recognized equivalent.
|Class Date||Time||Code||Cost||Mar 15 - June 1 (M - F)||8 am - 2:30 pm||HEOP 1001 07 LC||$1325|
|Apr 26 - July 6 (M - F)||8 am - 2:30 pm||HEOP 1001 08 LC||$1325|
|June 1 - Aug 10 (M - F)||8 am - 2:30 pm||HEOP 1001 09 LC||$1325|
Please contact a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or email@example.com.
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1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321
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