Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator 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.
- 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’s 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
WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 3) and Workplace Observation (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.
|April 10 - June 21 (M - F)||8 am - 2:30 pm||HEOP1001 07 LC||$1325|
|June 20 - Sept 5 (M - F)||8 am - 2:30 pm||HEOP1001 08 LC||$1325|
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Hours per Week
Class begins April 10
Outcome statistics are compiled annually based on Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.
Hours of Operation
Logan Campus - Main
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Brigham City Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm