HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR CERTIFICATE

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers certificate program that will the immerse the student in a real construction environment with a consistent emphasis on recognizing safe conditions and safe acts. Included in the 84-hour course curriculum is a 12-hour dedicated safety course as well as daily safety “tool box” meetings. The course teaches the student how to operate a machines and about practical applications, including: trenching, transport rigging, loading and securing cargo, demolition, tree removal, asphalt/concrete removal, blueprint reading, and the use and applications of a transit (theodolite). Each certificate is divided into four 21-hour modules, level 1 through 4, for each piece of equipment, backhoe, excavator, payloader, bulldozer and Skid-Steer, Focusing on a number of aspects of heavy equipment operation. Each 21-hour module may be taken individually. The safety course subject matter is comprehensive and tailored to the module subject matter as the course progresses. The aspects of driving heavy equipment machines on the public roadway will also be addressed. Student evaluations are performed through a Skills Check Sheet System. Students are given ample time to hone their skills on all tasks presented. Call for more detailed information.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaTown of North Hempstead, New York; Old Westbury, New York; Nassau County, New York
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesTuition
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1Extended Education/Gerry House, Room 104
Physical Site Address 2Northern Blvd PO Box 8000
Physical Site City, State, ZipOld Westbury, NY 11568
Mailing Address 1Gerry House, Room 104
Mailing Address 2Northern Blvd PO Box 8000
Mailing City, State, ZipOld Westbury, NY 11568
Main Phone(800)886-NYIT
Other Phone(516)686-7490
Fax(516)686-7426
Program Emailexted@nyit.edu
Web Addresswww.nyit.edu
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateOct18
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL OF EXTENDED EDUCATION
This Program: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR CERTIFICATE
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