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Heavy Equipment & Transport Technology

 

 

heavy equipment transport technology

 

Other Variations

·       Construction Equipment Systems

·       Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology

·       Heavy Equipment & Trucking

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

 

 

Overview

Heavy Equipment and Transport Technology programs help prepare students to have the knowledge, skills, and ability to operate, fix, and repair trucks, agricultural equipment, and construction equipment.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Brake Systems, Suspension and Steering, Welding, Engines, Maintenance, Transport Technology, Electronic Systems, Hydraulics, Heavy Duty Equipment

 

 

Concentrations/Options

·       Agricultural Systems Technology

·       Construction Equipment Systems Technology

·       Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology

·       Heavy Equipment Operations

·       Power Train, Engine, Electronics, Electrical

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Assembly Technician

·       Construction Foreman

·       Custom Applicator

·       Truck Driver

·       Rendering Truck Driver

·       Forklift Operator

·       Service Technician

·       Sawmill Operator

·       Weighbridge Receivables Associate

·       Welder

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certifications available

·       Apprenticeship or work experience

·       Commercial Driver’s License

·       Custom Applicator License

·       Forklift Certificate

·       Hands-on experience related to equipment

·       Welding Certificate