SCHEDULE: 4 Weeks, 5 Days, 160 Hours of Instruction
Daily classes are 8am to 4:30pm EST.
CLASS SIZE: To provide students with quality instruction and sufficient time operating heavy equipment, the class size is limited to 12 students for each 4-week program. We take pride in having small classes so our students can get as much time on the machines as possible. We never more than 3 to 1 student to instructor ratio to ensure our students get the attention they need! For 25 years our motto has been Quality not Quantity!
INSTRUCTORS: North Country Heavy Equipment School has taught Heavy Equipment Operation to thousands of students over the past 25+ years. Our Certified Operator Instructors are highly qualified and experienced operators, ready to help you learn and succeed in this great industry.
Each student will learn to:
Each student will learn how to complete the following field work and use the equipment provided, as instructed:
INSTRUCTOR’S EXPECTATIONS OF STUDENTS:
INSTRUCTION METHODS: The class objectives will be met through lectures, video presentations, reading handouts, studying equipment operator’s manuals (5% of class time), and actual operation of equipment in the field (95% of the time). The required textbook will be provided the first day of the course, and numerous informative handouts are provided and be can kept by the students.
– NCHES is approved by the NCCER to teach operators in all 50 states so they can receive their NCCER credentials.
Michigan/ Wisconsin Boards of Education
– NCHES is located in MI and to operate in MI we have to be approved by the educational approval board.
US Department of Veterans Affairs/ MINGSTAP
-NCHES has been approved by the US Department of Veteran Affairs as an approved training facility since 2005. Eligible VA students and active military students can use their benefits while attending NCHES.
Workforce Offices/ State Employment Agencies
-NCHES has been approved by the WWD, TAA, WIOA, WIA, Michigan Works, Wisconsin Job Center, CEP, and many other programs to help students find funding for the programs approved in many States.
Home Builders Association
– NCHES is also recognized by the Home Builders Association (HBA)
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