Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits) 
    
2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits)

Heavy Equipment Safety and Basic Maintenance, C.P.

Location(s): McGehee


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The Heavy Equipment Certificate of Proficiency is available for any student who successfully completes one semester of safety and equipment maintenance related to heavy equipment. The student exits with entry-level skills for employment with an introduction to basic construction industry safety including OSHA, PPE requirements, haz mat, fires, electrical and other components; as well as an in-depth knowledge of heavy equipment safety including lockout/tagout procedures, MSDS, construction safeguards, and excavation dangers. The student will also gain skills in basic construction drawings reading, identification of equipment, basic operational techniques and tractors.

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Technical courses required for this certificate may be transferable toward a limited number of associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact advisor for information regarding transferability.

*Students may choose to continue their studies and earn a Technical Certificate and an Associate of Applied Science in General Technology degree. There are two options for completion of this degree plan. Details of requirements for the Associate of Science in General Technology degree are found in the Division of General Studies section of this catalog.

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