Heavy Equipment

Heavy Equipment Operator Delaware

Monday & Wednesday (6:30-9:30pm)

Students enrolled in the Heavy Equipment Operator program will receive classroom instruction at Hodgson on Monday and Wednesday from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.  Actual hands-on training will take place on Saturdays or Sundays as arranged by the instructor.

 Heavy Equipment Operator 1

Course # 611 (Hodgson)

Topics covered include orientation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, identification of heavy equipment, basic operational techniques, tractors, grades part one, and core modules.

Heavy Equipment Operator 2

Course # 612 (Hodgson)

Topics include introduction to earthmoving, dump trucks, rollers, scrapers, loaders, forklifts, excavation math, grades part two, and civil blue print reading.

Heavy Equipment Operator 3

Course # 613 (Hodgson)

Topics include introductory skills for the crew leader, dozers, backhoes, excavators, motor graders, advanced operational techniques, finishing and grading, and soils.