Next Certificate Program Start: 10/4
Next Associate Degree Program Start: Jan 2022
Heavy Equipment Colleges of America is proud to offer a variety of services to our students when it comes to developing useful skills that will serve them for a lifetime. In fact, we have been perfecting our educational strategy for more than a decade in order to ensure we provide the most effective education and heavy equipment operation training to our students. We are equally happy to offer services to businesses in the heavy equipment operations and construction industries. Our skilled instructors are available and well-versed in helping train your operators, as well as supervisors. You do not even have to come in and see us for classes. We are willing and able to come to you.
Are you in need of education or certification for your employees? Our on-site industry services might be exactly what you need. At HEC, we are passionate about ensuring that individuals working in the heavy equipment operation and construction industries are as educated and well trained as possible. With that in mind, we work hard to develop and perfect training techniques that can be used on-site. If you are looking for some additional training or certification in your workplace, read a little bit more about our services below.
The same skills and expertise that we have spent more than 10 years perfecting in our various heavy equipment training locations across the United States are now mobile! There is no need for you to come to us and see a drop in productivity in the workplace. We can bring the classroom and field training right to your job site.
Heavy Equipment Colleges of America are staffed by experienced professionals at each of our locations. We put those skills to use for you by offering to train and certify your operators on standard heavy equipment machinery while they are at work. They can learn exactly what is needed on the actual machine they will be using every day, which significantly limits the possibility of confusion or frustration. We can also develop operator training and certification programs for specialized equipment and train your seasoned supervisors to be certified instructors as well. We provide full-service and comprehensive options that are tailored to your specific needs and we can do it all without interrupting your entire workplace and ruining productivity in the process.
Are you wondering if you really need to invest in these kinds of services for your employees? We believe it is a pretty good idea to ensure that your worksite is full of individuals who are well-educated and well-trained just on principle. Training and certification are proven to raise on-time performance, enhance safety, reduce risk and improve your bottom line.
We offer five main services in which you might be interested in investing. To learn more about each of them, take a look at the descriptions below and click on the links to find out more information.
We begin standard heavy equipment training programs with an introduction to essential concepts of the jobsite, including an understanding of how the equipment functions in different physical environments. We move on to actual hands-on operation of the basic heavy metal machines, stressing proper procedure, operations, equipment mechanics and safety awareness.
With our on-site industry services, we make it easy to ensure new hires, as well as your more experienced workers, have received the appropriate skill instruction. Additionally, we will help administer measurable evaluations that can lead to nationally-recognized ADEPT certification. For more information, contact us today!
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- 709-5007. 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.
*SkillBridge 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 up to 180 days prior to separation. To be considered for an open seat in a SkillBridge you must contact the POC at the installation where you want to attend a SkillBridge 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.