How To Become A Heavy Equipment Operator

Looking on How to Become a Heavy Equipment Operator? Join Our “Hands On” Heavy Machine Operator Training Program at Heavy Construction Academy!

Our quality heavy equipment training program not only has the best instructors in their field, but plenty of equipment to ensure that each student gets a great deal of operating experience. With various brands, makes and models of heavy equipment , like bulldozers, front-end loaders, skid steers, and several others, Our instructors know first-hand what it takes to be successful in the heavy construction business. Unlike most companies that require a certain level of experience before you’re even considered, HCA offers dedicated heavy equipment operator career services. This sets us apart from most other construction trade schools.

Any “hands-on” learner can excel with Heavy Construction Academy’s heavy operator programs. We provide ample classroom instruction and clearly demonstrate heavy construction operations during field work. Students have the opportunity to take a seat in each one of the pieces of equipment taught through our instruction. This includes: Front End Loader, Skid Steer, Backhoe, Off-Road Dump Truck, Vibratory Compact Roller, Bulldozer, Motor Grader and Excavator. This allows our students to put into practice the skills they learn in the classroom setting. After our students have completed their classroom and field training, they will have the training necessary to become a Heavy Equipment Operator. They’ll understand how to physically operate the machines and have the mental capabilities to excel in their new career. We offer resources that benefit our students search for their new job and will be able to receive support from our Career Services Department even after graduation.

Our training and classroom curriculum is always adapting to the field. This industry is demanding, and the industry is in demand. Heavy Construction Academy training ensures that you will always be learning current and relevant information and techniques. We at HCA are also approved by NHSAA to Administrate Educational Benefits to eligible students. We want our programs as inclusive as possible; making sure we can help those who are looking for new and amazing job opportunities after selflessly and courageously serving our country.


Learn How to Become a Heavy Equipment Operator and Train with the Best!

Our school for those looking for a rewarding career as a heavy machine operator is the perfect place to begin!

Our certification programs are separated into weeks. The first three weeks of your HEO Certification program will dive students into the Front End Loader, Backhoe, Articulated Dump Truck and Skid steer. Classroom learning modules will include Introduction to the Trade, Basic Operational Techniques, Heavy Equipment Safety, Preventative Maintenance, and Grades I. The second half of your journey will include certification on additional certifications. These certifications include Excavator, Bulldozer, Vibratory Roller and Motor Grader.  Additional classroom learning modules include Advanced Operational Techniques, Excavation Calculations, Site Layout, Earth Moving, Grades II.

For additional program details and tuition information on the HEO Certification program please see our school catalog by clicking here, or if you have any questions you can speak with an Admissions Counselor by calling 1-800-772-9002.

HCA’s students come from all over the country to train with us, and you can too. We offer nationally recognized certifications, as well as financial aid and hospitality arrangements for those who apply. Call 888.772.9002 to speak with an enrollment counselor today, or fill out the contact form for your FREE HCA BROCHURE. Or Click Here