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Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1

ID : 60468   
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G3 FastForward This is a G3 FastForward Grant Program: These programs are short-term training courses resulting in industry credentials for high-demand professions in our region. If you have been a Virginia resident for at least the past 12 months, you may be able to take this class for 1/3 of the full cost (FastForward price) or at $0 cost if you qualify for G3. See our G3 Financial Assistance Grant information. Please contact our office via phone (540-868-7021) or email prior to registering.

Heavy Equipment Operator Program Pricing:
  • Regular/Full Price: $2,994
  • FastForward Price: $998
  • FastForward plus G3 Price: $0
Course Description:

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. Students will learn the following content: core craft skills, orientation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, identification of heavy equipment, basic operational techniques, utility tractors, introduction to earthmoving, interpreting civil drawings, and using simulator exercises for equipment basic controls, loading and unloading, excavating, and trenching.  Students receive hands-on training using simulators, which replicate real-life operating scenarios through rotation-motion platforms and high-resolution 3D displays for excavator and wheel loader equipment.

Class Details

18 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Sun.  
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  

Location : Vint Hill Site Location : 
  Vint Hill Site.

Instructor : Joshua Allen 

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 a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 06/19/2022, 06/19/2022, 07/03/2022)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/14/2022 - 9/18/2022 Weekly - Sun 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM Warrenton, Vint Hill Site  Map, Room: VH Room 101 Joshua Allen 
8/16/2022 - 9/22/2022 Weekly - Tue, Thu 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM Warrenton, Vint Hill Site  Map, Room: VH Room 101 Joshua Allen 

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