With seven locations across the country, Heavy Equipment Colleges of America is a private education and training school that specializes in training entry-level heavy equipment and crane operators. HEC was founded in 2006 and 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. Find your Heavy Equipment Pathway with HEC.
Each of our locations is devoted to carefully training students in heavy equipment and crane operation. Throughout your chosen program, students will be able to gain experience and new skills that can be put to use upon getting certified. Our programs will provide you with knowledge in areas like safety operations, equipment maintenance, site management, excavation and much more.
The different programs offered at our locations include:
- Certificate of Heavy Equipment Operations – Level I
- Certificate of Heavy Equipment Operations – Level II
- Certificate of Heavy Equipment Operations – Mobile Crane
- Certificate of Heavy Equipment Operations – Lattice Boom Crawler Crane
Through these various programs, students are able to find the right fit for them. Upon graduation, students are eligible and qualified to find a variety of jobs in many different industries, including equipment operation, crane operation, site preparation, commercial and residential construction and more. In as little as 3 weeks, you could finish your chosen program and become a licensed heavy equipment operator.
HEC is committed to being a leading educational institution that provides its students with the most possible effective environment. We strive to see our students succeed and gain stable employment in the heavy equipment and crane industry.
Our programs are designed to help you become an effective and safe worker. With our help, you will also learn to evaluate soil conditions, read blueprints and apply general math concepts to calculate weight and volume. These are skills that will help set you apart from other candidates and you will also receive instruction in:
- Construction Site Preparation
- Utility and Underground Excavation
In addition to oil, gas, railroad, waste disposal and recycling, and construction, graduates from our heavy equipment training schools are eligible for a variety of jobs in many industries, including equipment operation, crane operation, site preparation and management, excavation, utilities and underground, trenching, road construction, airport construction, and commercial and residential construction.
Find your heavy equipment pathway today. Find your FIT at HEC.