Industry certification, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
The curriculum will introduce and train students in the basic to
advanced skills necessary to pursue a career in heavy equipment
operations. This course covers heavy equipment operations and safety;
types of heavy equipment; demonstrations and practice operating heavy
equipment; grading and earthmoving operations; how to operate a dump
truck, roller, scraper, loader, forklift, backhoe, and excavator;
knowledge of soils and construction site plans; and excavation math
skills. Practice on a construction job site with equipment will be part
of the program. Projects at actual job sites are included. Upon
completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to test
for certification in Forklift Operations, Bobcat Operations, Front End
Loader, Backhoe and OSHA-10, first aid/adult CPR certification and
Certification by the National Center for Construction Education and
Research (NCCER). The certification prepares the student to be employed
in an entry-level or semi-skilled job in the heavy equipment industry.
VACTE provides training, curriculum development and job placement
services for the heavy equipment industry to a targeted group of students.
Program Length (Weeks)
Valley Academy for Career & Technology Education
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
National Center for Construction Education and Res
3405 E. State Rte. 89A Blag. B
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Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Arizona Department of Education CTE
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost