• 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

Eligibility: Grades 11, 12, pre-participation physical required (taken after March 1, 2019)

Meeting times:
JTED @ Star:
Tues/Thur 4 – 8 p.m.
+ 2 Saturdays/month 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Credits: 3/year

Certifications:
-Flagger
-Forklift
-NCCER Core
-CPR/First Aid + Bleeding Control
-OSHA 10

CTSO: SkillsUSA

Locations offering Heavy Equipment Operations:

  • JTED @ Star
  • Rio Rico High School
  • Star Academic High School
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