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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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This is a one-year program.

Locations: JTED @ STAR, JTED @ Walden Grove


  • Grades 11, 12
  • Must possess valid Arizona Driver License
  • Pre-participation physical required (Taken after March 1, 2017)
  • No high school diploma or GED before program completion

Credits: 3/year, Pima Community College dual credit available

Meeting times:
JTED @ STAR:  T/TH 3:30-7:30 pm + two Saturdays/month 8 am-4 p.m.
JTED @ Walden Grove: M/W 3:30-7:30 pm + two Saturdays/month 8 am-4 p.m.


Locations offering Heavy Equipment Operations:

  • JTED @ Star
  • JTED @ Walden Grove
  • Star Academic High School
  • Walden Grove High School
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