Founded in June of 2007, our location in California aims to serve students interested in learning more about the heavy equipment operations industry. We are proud to offer different programs targeted to help individuals master the skills they need to find a job in this in-demand field. Our facility became an accredited training facility shortly after we opened, and attained the status of approved testing site from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO). Today, our California location provides an exemplary educational experience to our students and thoroughly prepares them for their new career.

The Heavy Equipment Colleges of America has sister locations in addition to San Bernardino:

  Programs Offered

Our main goal is always to help our students prepare for a new career in the heavy equipment operations industry. In order to help achieve this goal, we aim to provide you with the knowledge, the skills, and the credentials necessary to find a reliable job with fair compensation. We do this through our programs designed to help you build a solid foundation upon which you can add more advanced skills as your education increases. These programs include:

When you have finished your training education at our facility, you will be able to apply for a variety of jobs, mainly in the construction industry. This includes jobs in:

  • Road Construction
  • Trenching
  • Residential and Commercial Construction
  • Airport Construction
  • Crane Operation
  • Equipment Operation
  • Site Management and Preparation
  • Under Ground and Utilities
  • Excavation


Interested in learning more about our programs? Schedule a visit to our location and see for yourself the kind of learning experiences that we have carefully crafted to ensure our students’ success. You can use the map below to help plan out the most efficient route from your home. For even more information or for clarification about how to find our campus, contact us today! Our admissions team is always happy to help answer your questions and provide guidance wherever possible.

Contact Information:

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America – California
1955 West 9th St
San Bernardino, CA 92411
(888) 314-8954
(800) 906-6012

Approval by BPPE

This institution 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. You can learn more about BPPE at their website: www.bppe.ca.gov.

BPPE Annual Report for 2016

Campus Catalog

You can download a copy of our San Bernardino Campus Catalog here:

Heavy Equipment College Catalog – San Bernardino Campus

School Performance Fact Sheets