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Take a quick look at goals, interests, and skills to see if Heavy Equipment or Crane Operation is right for you. This easy quiz will guide you through the process. Click HERE to learn more.


Obtaining an education can be an expensive endeavor, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be prohibitive. We are proud to offer our students a variety of options to help fund entry-level training! For more information, please contact the campus where you plan on enrolling for more information. They will be able to provide you with additional steps needed to apply for financing.

Military Benefits

Most of Heavy Equipment Colleges of America’s locations are approved for VA education benefits. Let our admissions department help you get started on your new career! Call your home location today.

Climb Credit

We partnered with Climb because they’re focused on financing career-advancing education like Heavy Equipment College’s of America’s (HEC), and helping people who want career elevation to own their next chapter. In fact, Climb evaluated HEC’s programs to ensure they benefit students who graduate and provide a good return-on-investment — we passed the test!

Climb offers:

  • A 5-minute online application with the ability to add a cosigner and no impact to credit score* — so you can apply with multiple co-signers to see your best offer.
  • Instant decisions 90% of the time, with the ability to accept and e-sign your documents in just a few clicks
  • Friendly and responsive customer service available by email, phone (888-510-0533) and instant chat from 9am to 9pm Eastern

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* Climb only performs a hard credit pull if and when the loan is funded.

For Student Loan Information, click here.



CA – San Bernardino:  1955 W. 9th Street | San Bernardino, CA 92411
CA – Ft. Irwin:  306 Langford Lake Road | Bld # TR0403 | CA 92310
(Location is on a military base and is VETERAN ONLY – Career Skills Program (CSP)*)
Georgia:  581 Sigman Road, Suite 300 | Conyers, GA 30013
North Carolina:  1909 Bragg Blvd, Suite 94 | Fayetteville, NC 28303
Oklahoma:  6101 W. Reno Avenue, Suite 1000 | Oklahoma City, OK 73127
Washington:  4701 McChord Drive SW | Lakewood, WA 98499
(*Location is Veteran Only – DOD Skillbridge/Career Skills Program (CSP) and VA Education Benefits)

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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. ( 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 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

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/Career Skills Program (CSP) 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/Career Skills Program (CSP) up to 180 days prior to separation. To be considered for an open seat in a Skillbridge/Career Skills Program (CSP) you must contact the POC at the installation where you want to attend a Skillbridge/Career Skills Program (CSP) 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.