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Heavy Equipment Operation-Introduction

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: July 11, 2023
End Date: August 4, 2023
Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Time:  7AM-3PM

  training in heavy transport


This class will introduce students to the basics of operating heavy machinery. You will learn how to safely maneuver a bulldozer, backhoe, skid steer, and dump truck. An optional forklift certification will also be available. Emphasis will be placed on safety and situational awareness.

Heavy Equipment Operator is a growing field in Vermont with median wages approaching $23 per hour.

Class size is limited to 6 students and will fill quickly so apply today!

Tuition assistance is available to many through VSAC’s grant and scholarship programs. Contact Martha McCaughin at 802-786-8840 or mccaughin@vsac.org for more information and help with applying.

Training Center: Southwest Tech
Tuition: $2999
Total Class Hours: 120
Certifications Offered: Certificate of Completion