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The Heavy Equipment Certificate program is designed to provide students with an overview of the industry, laws, regulations, qualifications, prevtive maintenance, controls, and basic experiences/skills in the operation of heavy equipment.
Occupational Objective: Entry-level employment in the heavy equipment industry.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the use of proper tools, equipment and safety procedures used to safely perform minor maintenance and during operations.
- Identify common equipment designs and demonstrate the basic skills needed to perform skid-steer, wheel loader, backhoe, and motor grader operations in basic job site applications.
- Communicate through both verbal and written communication in common heavy equipment terminology and develop workplaces
Estimated Program Costs
|Tuition and Fees||$2285|
|New Student Fee||$15|
Related Instruction Requirements
|Communications WRIT 104 Workplace Communications||3|
|Health HLTH 106 Focus on Health||1|
|Human Relations HS 100 Human Relations||1|
|Mathematics M 111 Technical Mathematics||3|
|Native American Studies NASX (one course)||1|
|Technology CAPP (one course)||1|
|Total Related Instruction credits required for certificate||10|
Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate Program of Study
|AUTO 110 Shop Orientation||2|
|HEO 111 Heavy Equipment Mechanical Operations||2|
|HEO 150 Introduction to Heavy Equipment||2|
|HEO 155 Basic Controls||3|
|HEO 160 Heavy Equipment Operations||4|
|HLTH 111 First Aid/CPR||1|
|WLDG 105 Introduction to Welding||2|
|Total Program of Study credits required for certificate||20|
|Total credits required for certificate||30|
*Due to the small number of students in FPCC programs, numbers have been withheld to preserve Fort Peck Community College students’ confidentiality.