Heavy Equipment Operator Training (9 night/module course)
March 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm$550.00 – $715.00
The course utilizes two CM Labs heavy equipment simulators along with instructor led lectures and exercises to give participants the knowledge and movements required to begin to operate heavy equipment. With an emphasis on safety and daily maintenance checks, participants will be able to get the most out of their machines. Participants have the ability to learn about the Articulating End Dump, Rubber Tire Loaders and Backhoes, Dozers, Excavators and Motor Graders. These modules are designed to give new operators the basic knowledge of safety and their machines to be able to then hone their skills on the job, as well as increasing the proficiency of any operator.
This class is ideal for individuals that have operated heavy machinery AND those who are looking to develop their careers and take the next step from a skilled labor position to an operator trainee.
This class will run over nine (9) evenings for nine (9) modules of training on a Heavy Equipment Simulator and classroom instruction. Classes will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, March 29, 31, April 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21 & 26 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.
Module 1 – Safety; March 29
This module introduces the trainee to the basic terminology and equipment used in the heavy equipment trade.
Module 2 – Simulator 101; March 31
This module introduces the trainee to basic safety pertaining to the construction industry heavy equipment; includes hands-on/simulator seat time.
Module 3 – End Dump; April 5
This module introduces the trainee to the Articulated /End Dump Truck principles of operation; includes hands-on/seat time.
The below modules are equipment specific and will introduce the trainee to principles of each specific equipment operation; includes hands-on/simulator seat time.
Module 4 – Wheel Loader; April 7
Module 5 – Backhoe; April 12
Module 6 – Dozer; April 14
Module 7 – Excavator; April 19
Module 8 – Motor Grader; April 21
Module 9 – Advanced Simulator Training; April 26
This module introduces the trainee to Motor Grader principles of operation; includes hands-on/simulator seat time.