Heavy Equipment Operator

About this Training:

Course Cost: $7,900


Course Summary: 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.


Location, Date & Time:


  • BOCES Southwest Tech, Fowler
  • February 28, 2023 - June 8, 2023
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday (6 sessions) 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

*Virtual class sessions will be offered at the instructor’s discretion


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 for details.

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