Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator
The Heavy Equipment Operator program introduces students to the heavy equipment industry and basic equipment operations. It also blends classroom time, industry related safety and hands on training for a well-rounded learning experience. Topics include OSHA construction safety, orientation to the trade, identification of heavy equipment, basic operational techniques, introduction to earthmoving, rough grading, and finish grading.
- At the completion of the course students should demonstrate entry level criteria related to overall safety awareness in the heavy equipment operator job fields
- Students should meet minimum requirements to safely and effectively perform fundamental operating techniques used in industry
- Students should be capable of performing a machine pre-operation inspection and know the proper procedures for tagging out and addressing maintenance or repair needs
- Demonstrate knowledge of the job site awareness and have the ability to seek information and/or communicate needs and/or concerns
- Meet area industry needs by providing trained and machine safety certified entry-level operators which relate to the service area of the program
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.
|Nov 13 - Feb 7 (M - F)||8 am - 2:30 pm||TEHE1001 LC||$2048|
Estimated Equalized Payment:
Half down upfront with the remaining balance divided. Call (435) 753-6780 for payment plan options.
10 credits - 10 weeks
Hours per Week
30 hours per week
High School Students:
Arranged - varies by school
Mon - Fri, 8 am - 2:30 pm.
Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education
Job Placement: 75%
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