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Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1

Course number : 5040010   ID : 12879    Section number : 01WX
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Financial Assistance Available: You can apply for the NOVA Workforce NCCER Heavy Equipment Program Grant. If you qualify you can receive financial assistance covering 100% of the tuition and textbook costs. Learn more and apply. 
Financial Assistance Requirements:

All applicants must be:
1. at least 21 years old.
2. a US Citizen, permanent resident, or have a valid employment authorization document.
3. able to pass a drug screening test.
4. in possession of a valid driver's license and have personal reliable transportation
In this hands-on class, students will learn how to safely operate heavy equipment.  They’ll also get instruction in topics such as Civil Blueprint Reading, Soils, and Paving.  Key content includes; Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Construction Drawings, Basic Rigging, Basic Communication Skills, and Basic Employability Skills.  Upon completing this course, students will obtain these credentials: NCCER CORE Introductory Craft Skills Certificate and VDOT Basic Work Zone Traffic Control Certificate.

Module 1: Basic Safety 
Module 2: Construction Math 
Module 3: Hand Tools 
Module 4: Power Tools 
Module 5: Construction Drawings 
Module 6: Basic Communication 
Module 7: Employability Skills 
Module 8: Material Handling 
Module 9: Basic Rigging 

You must attend 90% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, in order to pass the class and be awarded CEUs and a Certificate of Completion.
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Class Details

13 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Wed.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC) Location : 
  Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC).

Instructor : Andrew Gates 

CEUs : 6.8





Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
9/10/2018 - 10/8/2018 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Woodbridge, Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)  Map, Room: WRC-143 Andrew Gates  Lecture
9/15/2018 - 10/6/2018 Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Woodbridge, Woodbridge Regional Center (WRC)  Map, Room: WRC-143 Andrew Gates  Lecture

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