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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Landfills and Heavy Equipment Operators

Have you ever thought about where your trash goes after you toss it in the dumpster or roll your cans down to the curb? Out of sight, out of mind, right? When your trash is picked up, it’s only the beginning of the waste management process. There’s a lot that goes on at landfills that you may not know about, and heavy equipment operators play a big role. To help fill that void with information, and not trash, here are five tidbits you probably didn’t know about landfills and the heavy equipment operators that help manage them:

To learn more about a career in heavy equipment operations find more details here.

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Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC) is a private education and training school specializing in training entry-level heavy equipment and crane operators. Founded in 2006, HEC is proud to offer a wide range of training programs focused around equipment such as wheel loader, backhoe, bulldozer, excavator, mobile crane and lattice boom crawler crane. Our locations that offer Certificate in Heavy Equipment – Mobile Crane are approved testing sites by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).

With seven locations across the country, our facilities provide an education to many students interested in learning more about skilled trades conveniently, close to home. HEC’s seven locations:

North Carolina
Georgia
Tennessee
Oklahoma
California – San Bernardino
California – Ft. Irwin (Location is on a military base and is VETERAN ONLY – Career Skills Program (CSP)

Washington (Location is Veteran Only – DOD Skillbridge/Career Skills Program (CSP) and VA Education Benefits)

Each of our locations is devoted to carefully training students in heavy equipment and crane operation, and aims to give them the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. This has been a goal since the very beginning.

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CALIFORNIA LOCATION ONLY: Heavy Equipment College of America is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. (https://www.bppe.ca.gov/). Access all Catalogs, Student Performance Fact Sheets and Brochures here.

The Department of Veterans Affairs is the government agency responsible for determining eligibility for VA education benefits and for authorizing payment for the benefits. If you have questions about the available benefits or your eligibility, please contact our admissions office at 888- 709-5007. You may also visit https://www.gibill.va.gov to learn more about the available benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America cannot guarantee employment or career advancement or any particular earnings or salary.

OKLAHOMA LOCATION ONLY: Heavy Equipment Colleges of America has a Certificate of Approval from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The school’s programs are approved by TWC. Students must address their concerns about this school of any of its educational programs by following the grievance process outlined in the school’s catalog. Students dissatisfied with the school’s response to their complaint or who are not able to file a complaint with the school, can file a formal complaint with TWC, as well as with other relevant agencies or accreditors, if applicable. Information on filing a complaint with TWC can be found on TWC’s website at www.texasworkforce.org/careerschoolstudents.

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America endorses the national certification program offered by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and provides training to prepare candidates for CCO examinations.

*SkillBridge prepares service members for civilian employment through first-class apprenticeships, on-the-job training, job shadowing, internships and employment skills training. Service members are eligible to participate in a SkillBridge up to 180 days prior to separation. To be considered for an open seat in a SkillBridge you must contact the POC at the installation where you want to attend a SkillBridge and submit your commander authorized/signed participation memo in advance of the start date.

WIOA/TAA funded training may be provided only to individuals who qualify for the program and not only if funds are available.

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