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 16 students for each 4-week program.
INSTRUCTORS: North Country Heavy Equipment School has taught Heavy Equipment Operation to thousands of students over the past 20+ years. Our Certified Operator Instructors are highly qualified and experienced operators, ready to help you learn and succeed in this great industry. To ensure quality training time, there are at least 2 instructors for not more than 16 students in a class.
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 lecture, video presentation, reading handouts, studying equipment operator’s manuals (5% of class time), and actual operation of equipment in the field (95% of the time). There is no required textbook for this course, however, numerous informative handouts are provided and kept by the students.
– NCHES is approved by the NCCER to teach operators in all 50 states so they can receive their 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/ MING Stap
-NCHES has been approved by the us department of veterans 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 Talent, CEP, and many other programs to help students find funding for the programs in many states.
Home Builders Association
– NCHES is also recognized by the Home Builders Association
Heavy Equipment Operator Class Graduation Day- North Country Heavy Equipment School Michigan