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Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1 - FF

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This class is a G3 eligible program. Find out more about G3 at
Become a Heavy Equipment Operator, and earn an industry-recognized credential. The Heavy Equipment Operator program was developed to meet the growing employment demands for equipment operators. This class serves as the first level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator program and will cover the following content: Orientation to the Trade, Heavy Equipment Safety, Identification of Heavy Equipment, Basic Operational Techniques, Utility Tractors, Introduction to Earth Moving and Grades, Part One. Students receive hands-on training while using simulators, which replicate real-life operating scenarios through rotation-motion platforms and high-resolution 3D displays for excavator and wheel loader equipment. This course is a hybrid, which has online and classroom presentations, with hands-on lab time on simulators. The required corequisite is NCCER Core Craft Skills. A textbook is required for this class and will be provided.

In person class runs Saturday mornings at our FredCAT facility from 8:00am to 1:00pm.
Simulator hours will be available to students on Saturday afternoons between 1:00 and 5:00pm.

Class Details

22 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Sat.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Fredericksburg Center for Advanced Tech. - FredCAT Location : 
  Fredericksburg Center for Advanced Tech. - FredCAT.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Nathan Carty  2.Erik Pruett 

CEUs : 8.8



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving this grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this: WCG Release Form

VA Ready Eligible Program: VA Ready is a non-profit organization supporting Virginians who commit to training for in-demand jobs. If you are domiciled in Virginia and are looking to increase your skill set by earning a credential for an in-demand job in a high growth sector, you may be eligible to become a VA Ready Scholar and receive a on-time $1,000 Credential Achievement Award. Learn more about VA Ready.



Registration Closes On
Friday, April 7, 2023 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/8/2023 - 6/17/2023 Weekly - Sat 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM Fredericksburg, FredCAT  Map Nathan Carty 
4/8/2023 - 6/17/2023 Weekly - Sat 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM Fredericksburg, FredCAT  Map Erik Pruett 

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