Heavy Equipment Operations – 50590

(1200 clock hours)

This program prepares students for advanced training in the heavy equipment industry and for those interested in a career as a heavy equipment operator. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills, stressing the understanding and demonstration of all aspects of the heavy equipment industry such as planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Degree Requirements

Major Field Required Courses (600 Hours)

AEB V030Auto Leveling Procedures for Surveying (O)

100 hours

AEB V033Boom Mowing Operations (O)

100 hours

AEB V035Rubber Tire Operations (O)

90 hours

AEB V036Street Sweeper Operations (O)

100 hours

AEB V038Public Works Operations I (Tractor Trailer Operator) (O)

120 hours

AEB V042Dump Truck Operations (O)

90 hours

Major Field Electives (Select 600 Hours)

AEB V031Back Hoe Loader Operations (O)

140 hours

AEB V032Badger Operations (O)

200 hours

AEB V034Dozer Operations (O)

100 hours

AEB V037Swamp Meister Operations (Drow Excavator) (O)

200 hours

AEB V039Fork Lift Operations (O)

20 hours

AEB V040Box Blade Operations (O)

60 hours

AEB V041Computerized Sign Layout (O)

50 hours

AEB V043Mulcher Mower Operations (O)

100 hours