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NEW: Heavy Equipment Operator Training Program now available

Heavy Equipment Operator                       

Course Cost: $7,900                     

Heavy Equipment Operators are in high demand locally and regionally.   Funding is available through the American Rescue Plan to support participant tuitions. No Income Restrictions. Call 1-888-360-7693 for details.

This course will be comprised of the following topics: Orientation to the Trade, Heavy Equipment Safety, Identification of Heavy Equipment, Basic Operational Techniques, Utility Tractors, Introduction to Earthmoving, Grades, Excavation Math, Site Work, Interpreting Civil Drawings, Soils, 30+hour Backhoe competency and 35+hour Excavator competency.  Completers will receive NCCER recognized certification.

Training location: BOCES Southwest Tech, Fowler

2/28/23 – 6/8/23

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Saturday (6 sessions) 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Several class sessions may be offered virtually at instructor discretion.

Participant Responsibility:  Work boots, Warm weather clothing and gloves when needed.

Program will Supply: Safety glasses, Hi Viz vest and Ear plugs.

CLICK HERE for link to course details and registration on the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Adult and Continuing Education website.

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