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Heavy Equipment Operator Level II - Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

IHE Certificate of Completion

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician. 470302

Description

Program Synopsis – Heavy Equipment Operator Level II Certificate

Program Location: Signal Peak Campus

Course Objective:
Description: The Heavy Equipment Operator Level II Certificate focuses on the operation, maintenance, and service of heavy equipment, layout of construction projects, and supervisory duties in the field of Heavy Equipment Operators. The Heavy Equipment Operator Level II Certificate is accredited by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), 13614 Progress Boulevard, Alachua, FL 32615; 1-888-622-3720; nccer.org

Competencies to be achieved:
* Model safe procedures in the workplace, per OSHA. (Synthesis Level)
* Explain the fundamentals of diesel engine and fuel system design and operation used in heavy equipment. (Comprehension Level) 
* Diagnose and repair malfunctions related to diesel engines and fuel systems used in heavy equipment. (Analysis Level) 
* Explain the fundamentals of power train and chassis system design and operation used in heavy equipment.  (Comprehension Level)
* Diagnose and repair malfunctions related to power train and chassis systems used in heavy equipment. (Analysis Level)
* Explain the fundamentals of hydraulic, electrical, and electronic systems used in heavy equipment. (Comprehension Level)
* Diagnose and repair malfunctions related to hydraulic, electrical, and electronic systems used in heavy equipment. (Analysis Level)
* Operate heavy equipment in accordance with the operator's handbook. (Application Level) 
* Recondition heavy equipment in accordance with the manufacturer's service and repair manual. (Application Level)

Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
Tuition (In-State) 30 x $75 = $2,250
Tuition (Out of State) 30 x $150 = $4,500
Additional fees: None

Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
Heavy Equipment Operations Level 1 Revised (ISBN 9780136638971)

Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Division to provide supply list and cost. High visibility vest, current valid driver’s license, air pressure gauge that reads at least 100 PSI, and textbooks.

WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Veronica Duran
Email:  veronica.duran@centralaz.edu
Phone number: 520-494-5111 

Direct Website link to the program:
https://centralaz.edu/divisions-programs/industrial-technology-skilled-trades/heavy-equipment-operator-aas/#tab-id-3

Additional information:

Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
Drug screening/pass drug testing and hold valid/current state driver’s license.
Other requirements needed: None

Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
https://centralaz.edu/admissions/paying-for-college/refunds/


Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes.
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: NCCER standards and credentials are recognized throughout the construction industry.
Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes.
Career Pathway: Courses completed apply towards a Heavy Equipment Operator A.A.S. degree.
Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes. HLC accredited courses are recognized by other educational institutions.
Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes.
Accrediting Agency and link to website: HLC accredited courses are recognized by other educational institutions. NCCER credentials are recognized throughout the construction industry.

Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential during WIOA program participation or within one year after exit from WIOA

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

32

Hours

30

Entrance Requirements

Course(s)

School

Central Arizona College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

Yes

Training Location(s)

Signal Peak Campus

Local WIB

2003 - ARIZONA@WORK - Pinal

Type of Attainment:

Certificate; NCCER Certification

Name of Credential

Heavy Equipment Operator Level II - Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant; Scholarships

Refund Policy

See Synopsis

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - HLC; NCCER

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

Yes

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$100.00

In-State/District Tuition

$2,250.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$4,500.00

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$240.00 Steel-Toed Boots; Hard Hat; Safety Vest & Glasses

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,590.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$4,840.00

Demand Occupation(s)

49-3042.00Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
$22.43 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128

Phone Number

(520) 494-5444

Web Address

https://centralaz.edu/divisions-programs/industrial-technology-skilled-trades/heavy-equipment-operator-aas/#tab-id-3

Last Updated

Mar 28, 2024

Created

Feb 16, 2012

Renewal

Jul 19, 2020

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