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7 Things You Learn in Heavy Equipment College

September 18, 2017

Heavy equipment courses, like those offered on the seven campuses of the Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC), prepare graduates to enter as operators running a number of types of heavy equipment in a wide range of work environments. Here’s a look at some of the common things you…

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5 Benefits of Heavy Equipment Training

August 28, 2017

Whether you are a heavy equipment novice or an experienced operator looking to advance your career, completing a heavy equipment training program offers a number of important professional benefits. Here’s a look at five of the biggest: Professional Certification: Most heavy equipment operator schools offer education and training programs…

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Salaries Remain High in the Construction Industry

January 31, 2017

According to a recent survey conducted by NCCER, skilled craft professionals continue to earn top dollar, with notably high salaries in the construction industry. Heavy equipment operators are among some of the professions that earn more than $60,000 annually. Since many in this profession receive overtime, per diem, project…

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