• CAT 9

Heavy Equipment Operations

  • Learn the safety requirements for job sites with emphasis on OSHA requirements.
  • Earn your NCCER certification.
  • Master operational techniques for the most used pieces of heavy equipment, including utility tractors, Earthmovers, graders, loaders, backhoes, and rough terrain forklifts.
  • Gain confidence with math skills for site excavation work, processes for preparing graded surfaces, and Earthmoving techniques.

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Heavy Equipment Operations

1-year program

Locations: JTED @ Star, JTED @ Walden Grove

Eligibility: Grades 11, 12, pre-participation physical required (taken after March 1, 2018)

Credits: 3/year

Meeting times:
JTED @ Star: Tues/Thur 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
JTED @ Walden Grove: Mon/Wed 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
+ 2 Saturdays/month 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Certifications: Forklift, NCCER Core, CPR/First Aid

CTSO: SkillsUSA

Locations offering Heavy Equipment Operations:

  • JTED @ Star – Storm Center
  • JTED @ Walden Grove
  • Star Academic High School
  • Walden Grove High School
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