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Is Heavy Equipment training for you? Take a quick look here to find out

CALL US TODAY!
(888) 879-9492

Next Class Begins:
06/01

WASHINGTON

(LOCATION IS ON MILITARY BASE AND IS VETERAN ONLY – CAREER SKILLS PROGRAM (CSP)*AND VA EDUCATION BENEFITS)

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.

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Heavy Equipment Colleges of America

This location was created to help ensure an education for active duty military members and veterans (*CSP) interested in learning the skilled trade of heavy equipment operation. HEC has been named an approved testing site by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO). You can enroll in our programs with confidence and rest assured knowing we will strive to provide you with one of the best educations around.

Our Washington location is one of seven locations across the nation. These include:

Programs Offered

We believe in ensuring that our students are well prepared for their future careers, and that includes hands-on experience as well as textbook education. To that end, our program is a mix between practical application and classroom discussion that promotes a deep comprehension of the subject matter. The program that we are proud to offer to our students at this location is:

Once you’ve finished your classroom and skill training at Heavy Equipment College of America in Washington, you will be ready to apply for many different jobs in construction. This includes:

  • Commonly-used Mobile Cranes
  • Safety Operations
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Site Management and Preparation
  • Trenching
  • Residential and Commercial Construction
  • Road Construction
  • Underground and Utilities
  • Excavation
  • Oil/gas
  • Waste/recycling
  • Mining

Directions

Interested in learning more about our program? Schedule a visit to our location and see for yourself the kind of learning experience 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 location, 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 – Washington
4701 McChord Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

(800) 536-1503

*The Army’s Career Skills Program (CSP) prepares soldiers for civilian employment through first-class apprenticeships, on-the-job training, job shadowing, internships and employment skills training.

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Locations

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
 
Tennessee: 2237B Lowes Drive | Clarksville, TN 37040
(Not Approved for VA Education Benefits)
 
Washington:  4701 McChord Drive SW | Lakewood, WA 98499
(Location is on military base and is VETERAN ONLY – 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. (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- 879-9492. 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.

*The Army’s Career Skills Program (CSP) prepares Soldiers for civilian employment through first-class apprenticeships, on-the-job training, job shadowing, internships and employment skills training. Soldiers are eligible to participate in an Army CSP up to 180 days prior to separation from the Army and after completion of the mandatory 5-day SFL-TAP workshop. To be considered for an open seat in a CSP you must contact the POC at the installation where you want to attend a 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.