Certificate - Basic Heavy Equipment Operator

Wake Tech Course ID: C35340A

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  • Day or Evening

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Yes, financial aid is available for this program

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Program Planning Guide

This certificate is designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge and skills needed to operate heavy equipment. The core course work prepares students to properly operate heavy equipment such as dozers, loaders, scrapers, and graders.

Course work includes construction safety, environmental concerns, heavy equipment design characteristics and features, and common equipment systems.

Graduates of this program may find employment with state and local government agencies and private contractors engaged in highway or other construction activities.