(500 Hrs) Premier Training Program
CLASS A / HEAVY EQUIPMENT / OILFIELD & OSHA / MOBILE CRANE
- APPROVED FOR GI BILL® BENEFITS FOR ELIGIBLE VETERANS
- COUNTY TRAINING GRANTS (WIOA, BVR, BWC, TAA)
- PAYMENT PLAN
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATION
Heavy Equipment Operation provides students with the basic skills and fundamentals needed to obtain an entry level position in the Heavy Equipment field. Students will receive NCCER Core Curriculum and Level One certifications. Modular credit will be applied for NCCER Levels Two and Three. Certifications will be granted on various pieces of heavy equipment.
This section will prepare students with the necessary information and education to receive their OSHA 10 Hour Construction Card.
CDL CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION
Classroom Instruction consists of introducing students to the trucking industry, its regulations, laws, taxes, and standards. It covers a wide range of subjects to strengthen the student’s knowledge in truck driving techniques, maneuvers and safety awareness.
Driving Range instruction consists of teaching students how to properly maintain their equipment, couple and uncouple tractor-trailer combination units, perform vehicle inspections, practice various backing maneuvers to advance the students skill level.
On road instruction introduces the students to various traffic situations and to various roadway systems to develop safe driving techniques. Students apply speed and space management, visual search, communication, shifting techniques, double clutching, progressive shifting, and defensive driving techniques to safely operate a tractor-trailer. A total of approximately 450 miles of on-road training is implemented to develop the students’ performance level.
OILFIELD & PIPELINE SAFETY
The Oilfield & Pipeline Safety portion of training is designed to assist individuals in preparing to enter a career in the oil and gas industries. The certifications obtained in this portion of training are quickly becoming the industry standard. The aerial platform and rough terrain forklift portion of training is designed to provide students with the basic understanding of performing inspections and operating articulating boom lifts and rough terrain forklifts.
MOBILE CRANE OPERATIONS
Classroom instruction introduces students to the mobile crane. It covers a wide range of subjects including basic principles, rigging practices, crane safety, load dynamics, lift planning, and more. Hands-on training will allow the students to become familiar with the mobile crane and practice working on safety, movements, and lifts. Training will cover hand signals, charts, serial numbers, machine setup, crane stability, maneuvering the machine, rigging & rigging hardware, extending the riggers, and different pick
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 500 Hrs.
TOTAL PROGRAM COST: $25,995
GLTDS DOES NOT ACCEPT CASH. ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE BY CREDIT, DEBIT, CHECK, MONEY ORDER, ETC.
Effective February 1, 2022, anyone making payments with a credit or debit card will be charged a 3% card processing fee.
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: This program is designed for individuals who have no previous tractor-trailer experience and are seeking training to obtain a Class A CDL. It also includes training and certifications on the most frequently used heavy construction equipment, OSHA, and mobile crane operations. Training prepares students for the CDL Skills Test, crane certification exam, and entry- level employment as a tractor-trailer driver, heavy equipment operator, oilfield worker, and/or mobile crane operator.
Full Time – 12.5 Weeks
Scheduled Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 P
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Closed Christmas through New Year’s Day
Expected Graduation Date is calculated based on perfect attendance without any unexpected closures or delays. This date is subject to change.
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