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The Heavy Equipment Operator curriculum prepares students to efficiently operate heavy
equipment such as dozers, loaders, scrapers, and graders and to perform basic preventive
maintenance on most types of heavy equipment.
Coursework includes construction safety, property equipment operation, grades, drawings,
environmental concerns, heavy equipment design characteristics and features, equipment
maintenance, 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.
Upon completion of this program:
To enroll in HEO 111, students must be:
1. High school graduates accepted into the heavy equipment program,
2. CCP students who have completed the Heavy Equipment Operator – CCP pathway AND
who will turn 18 before the beginning of the 25% point of the HEO 111 course (normally
the 4th week for a 16 week course.
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