Adult Education

Introduction to Heavy Equipment Operation

Type of Program

Certificate of Completion


Southwest VT Regional Technical School District


Start Date: July 17, 2023
End Date: August 4, 2023


Total Class Hours: 120

Class Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 7AM-3PM

Program Cost

Tuition: $2999
Many students qualify for tuition assistance. Contact us to request more information.

Course Description

This class will introduce students to the basics of operating heavy machinery. You will learn how to safely maneuver a bulldozer, backhoe, skid steer, and dump truck. An optional forklift certification will also be available. Emphasis will be placed on safety and situational awareness.

Heavy Equipment Operator is a growing field in Vermont with median wages approaching $23 per hour.

Class size is limited to 6 students and will fill quickly so apply today!