Video shows Backhoe/Loader Training shot by Christopher Davis
heavy equipment noun. large pieces of machinery or vehicles, especially those used in the building industry.
We want to provide you with the tools and skills necessary to start a new career path. Our Heavy Equipment Operator program will open doors for you career wise. Whether you would like to have better employment opportunities for yourself or you’re a business owner looking to train and certify your crew, we offer an affordable and committed heavy equipment operator program.
Through this program, Detroit Training Center provides multiple certifications for operating heavy equipment and powered industrial trucks. As a result, graduates of this program find successful careers on construction and landscaping projects. Lecture portion covers instruction and general background knowledge on equipment, providing a good base for theoretical knowledge. Hands-on segment gives students the opportunity to drive and operate a variety of equipment including forklift/hi-lo's, skid steers, backhoes, front end loaders, excavators, and lifts.
Topics covered include OSHA rules and regulations, job-site safety, reading grade levels, identifying soils, machine inspection and maintenance, and job-site layout. It’s crucial for students to be able to perform their job efficiently and in the safest way possible. Ultimately, we want job employment to increase in Detroit and help its residents grow personally and community wise. Furthermore, job placement assistance is provided to our graduates of this program. This program is VA-certified.
First AID/CPR/Bloodborne Pathogens License
OSHA 30 Certification
Forklift Operator Certification
Backhoe/Loader Operator Certification
Skid Steer Operator Certification
Aerial Lift Operator Certification
Excavator Operator Certification
Asbestos Abatement Contractor License
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Civil Construction Equipment Operator
Residential and Commercial Construction Equipment Operator
Highway Maintenance Laborer
Material Sorting Laborer
Excavating and Loading Machine Operator
Landscape Equipment Operator
Asbestos Abatement Laborer