Heavy Equipment Operator

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation. 490202


This major has 1050 hours with the following courses:
Heavy Equipment Safety, Introduction to Heavy Equipment, Grades, Tractor/Backhoe, Equipment, Dozers, Excavators, Skid Steer Operations, Basic Equipment Operational Techniques, Construction Forklift, Dump Truck, Finishing and Grading Methods
Introduction to Earth Moving Equipment, COnstruction Core, Planning and Scheduling
Soils, Workforce Staging
This course prepares entry level equipment operators to work in the field of construction. Completers of the program will be nationally certified in the safe operation and maintenance of the backhoe and front end loader. Students will also learn estimating and civil blueprint reading techniques.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Kiamichi Technology Center - Hugo and Antlers

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

107 south 15th

Local WIB

08 - SouthernRegion

Name of Credential

Certificate of Completion

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal Pell Grant, WIOA, Tribal, Steps to Success

Refund Policy

Zero after first hour of class

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - oklahoma department of career tech

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$50.00 safety glasses, hard hat, ear plugs

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

47-2073.00Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
$19.00 per hour

Provider Status



107 South 15th Street, PO Box 699, Hugo, Oklahoma 74743

Phone Number

(580) 326-6491

Fax Number

(580) 326-5696

Web Address

Last Updated

May 23, 2024


Jul 22, 2019


Oct 26, 2024

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