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Heavy Equipment & Trucking

Heavy Equipment and Trucking

Discover the dynamic world of Heavy Equipment and Trucking through our innovative program, offering the unique advantage of dual credit from BCTC. Whether your passion lies in mastering the intricacies of Heavy Equipment Repair, Operation, or even becoming a skilled Truck Driver, our program provides a professional yet engaging platform to ignite your career aspirations.

Dual Credit Excellence:

Earn dual credit from BCTC in both Heavy Equipment Repair and Operation, setting the stage for academic achievement and a strong foundation in the industry.

Safety at the Core:

Learn and implement industry-leading safety protocols, ensuring that safety is ingrained in every aspect of heavy equipment and trucking operations.

Operational Mastery:

Acquire hands-on experience in operating a variety of heavy equipment, from loaders to trucks, honing your skills for real-world challenges.

Hydraulics Expertise:

Master the intricacies of hydraulic systems through detailed training, empowering you to troubleshoot and maintain hydraulic components with confidence.

Simulator and Real Equipment Integration:

Immerse yourself in a unique blend of simulated and real equipment experiences. Navigate through realistic scenarios using state-of-the-art simulators and then transfer your skills to actual heavy equipment.

Simulated Jobsite Challenges:

Engage in simulated jobsite challenges, mirroring real-world scenarios. Develop problem-solving skills and gain practical insights into the dynamic environment of heavy equipment operation.

CDL License Preparation (Second Year):

Second-year students embark on a journey towards obtaining their Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Receive comprehensive training and preparation for a seamless entry into the trucking industry.

Industry Certification Capstone:

Conclude the two-year program with a prestigious industry certification, validating your expertise and enhancing your employability in the heavy equipment and trucking sector.

Exciting Career Opportunities

Heavy Equipment Operator:

Median Salary: $50,000 - $80,000 per year

CDL Truck Driver:

Median Salary: $45,000 - $70,000 per year

Heavy Equipment Technician:

Median Salary: $55,000 - $90,000 per year

Construction Site Supervisor:

Median Salary: $60,000 - $100,000 per year

Equipment Fleet Manager:

Median Salary: $70,000 - $120,000 per year