Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate and Degree

Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate and Degree

Program Description

In this hands-on program students will be operating motor graders, scrapers, front end loaders, bull dozers, water trucks, dump trucks, belly dump trucks, backhoes, excavators and other specialized equipment. The equipment in our fleet gives the student a feel for up-to-date equipment and for older equipment still used in the industry.

  • Heavy Equipment Operator A.A.S. Degree
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate

Career Opportunities

Heavy equipment operators can utilize their skills in a number of industries, including cities, counties, state highway departments, logging, construction, and mining. By obtaining an Associate of Applied Science degree, experienced operators can be on the fast track for a supervisory or managerial role overseeing construction projects.

More Information

All classes are taught through the Engineering Technology Division at Signal Peak Campus. You are invited to come by for a tour of our facilities. Please call or write for an appointment.

Louis Teel 520-494-5319 or louis.teel@centralaz.edu

James Busch 520-494-5314 or james.busch1@centralaz.edu


Gainful Employment Disclosure for those in the field of:
Construction Equipment Operator

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