Heavy Equipment Operations and Engineering
Great buildings, parks, neighborhoods, roads and homes depend on a properly prepared site. Heavy Equipment Operations and Engineering will teach you to use and maintain a wide range of equipment—and to understand why and how to create landscapes that will support great structures.
- Operate earth-moving equipment under actual working conditions.
- Assemble, adjust, repair and maintain electrical, ignition, hydraulic, and cooling systems.
- Engage in minor engine repair, general maintenance, lubrication, and equipment safety.
- Conduct land surveys and read blueprints.
- Identify and measure the qualities of soils.
(Note: This is a high school program. For options for adults, click here.)
Courses and Credentials
Essential Skills Infosheet
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In this program you can earn college credit!
- Equipment operator
- Project estimator
- Site engineer
- Land developer
- Ohio Commercial Driver’s License (where available)
- NCCER Core
- NCCER Level 1, 2, 3 Heavy Equipment Operations
- Rough Terrain Forklift Operations
- OSHA 10 Construction Industry
- CPR/First Aid
Currently offered; subject to change
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