Florida Panhandle Technical College
757 Hoyt Street
Chipley, FL 32428
Heavy Equipment Operator
1200 Hours 40 weeks
PELL ELIGIBLE Program # I490202 CIP # 0649.020200
This training program will prepare students for employment in the construction field as Heavy Equipment Operators. The content includes, but is not limited to, communication, employability and leadership skills; human relations; safe and efficient work practices; and skills to operate and maintain a variety of heavy equipment.
Operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties. Excludes *"Crane and Tower Operators" and "Extraction Workers".
The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician
Off-road Equipment Operator 1
Off-road Equipment Operator 2
Approximate Total Program Cost:
AGE:18 years or older
TABE:MATH 8.0LANGUAGE 8.0READING 8.0or meet other basic skill requirements
Industry Certification: OSHA-$8.00; NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations - Level 1, 2 & 3