Heavy Civil Construction

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Ready yourself for a new and exciting high paying career path - Heavy Civil Construction.  The construction industry offers a unique opportunity to individuals who love the outdoors, want to use real-world skills and reap the benefits of an above average pay scale.

The Heavy Civil Construction course prepares participants to operate and maintain a variety of heavy equipment to support civil construction operations. Participants will learn about the various types of equipment used in horizontal construction, related safety, and the fundamentals of equipment operations.  Participants will also learn how to read construction and civil drawings, how to identify and work with various types of soils, and how to conduct site work operations using multiple types of heavy equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, utility tractors, motor graders, and others.  This course employs both heavy equipment and simulators to safely instruct participants. The skills and the networking opportunities available during this course allow participants a prime opportunity to secure immediate employment in the horizontal construction industry upon successful completion of this course. 



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  • On-Site Classes
    Spring Intensive II - 2023
    Register by Mar 17th
    First day of classes Mar 20th
  • Online Classes
    Spring Intensive II -  2023
    Register by Mar 10th
    First day of classes Mar 13th