Heavy Equipment/CDL A Operator

bulldozer pushing a pile of dirt

The Heavy Equipment Operator/ CDL A Operator program is designed to teach heavy equipment operation and related subject matter. Students will learn to operate several pieces of equipment by use of simulators and hands-on training and will earn their CDL Class A Operator's License. This program instructs students in safety on the job including SafeLandUSA Basic Certification, OSHA 10 Hour Certification, CPR, First Aid, and excavation & trenching safety. The student will be prepared for a number of entry level positions in the high paying fields of construction and energy exploration.


What can I do when I graduate?

  • Dump Truck Driver

  • Excavator Operator

  • Skidsteer Operator

  • Forklift Operator

  • Dozer Operator

  • Backhoe Operator

What would I do in this class?

  • Safety

  • First Aid and CPR

  • SafeLandUSA Basic Certification

  • Simulator Training

  • Operator Training

  • CDL Training

  • GPS Training

What can I do with further training?

  • Supervisor

  • Owner/Operator

  • Equipment Mechanic

Program Quick Facts

Books used in this class which are already included in fees


Class Time

Class Duration

Total Cost

Don Young    

Brandon Irwin

M, T, W, TH

2:30 pm-8:30 pm

August 21, 2024

thru May 2025

Tuition:     $6,750

Lab Fees: $6,230

Total:       $12,980

Uniform requirements

Flame Resistant Clothing