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Heavy Equipment & Trucking

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USU Eastern's Heavy Equipment &Trucking Program (HETR) is designed to train, certify and license individuals in
heavy equipment operation and commercial truck driving.

Our program offers a combination of real hands-on driving, along with classroom sessions and state-of-the-art simulators to give students a full training experience to prepare them for successful careers in the trucking and heavy equipment industry. Good drivers are in high demand and can expect to earn high wages with excellent benefits!  

Trucking program covers:

  • Performing pre-operation equipment inspections
  • Knowing how to operate and control a commercial vehicle in a safe manner
  • 10 Speed
  • 15 Speed
  • 8LL
  • 13 Speed
  • End Dump Truck
  • Water Truck
  • Flat Bed
  • Dry Van
  • Belly Dumps
  • Drop Deck
  • Equipment Hauling
  • Loaded Trucks

Heavy Equipment program covers:

  • Performing pre-operation equipment inspections
  • Knowing and understanding the controls and operation practices of excavation equipment
  • Being able to perform specific operation tasks both safely and productively
  • Having a general understanding of excavation construction practices
  • Dozer
  • Road Grader
  • Forklift
  • Excavator
  • Backhoe

The program offers 15 weeks of training for the heavy equipment courses and 15 weeks of training for the CDL courses. The courses are competency based - as each skill is learned the student moves on to the next skill until the training is complete. Upon completing the courses students may have a Certificate of Completion as well as a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

Earning a Certificate of Completion also starts you on the path to earning a college degree! Classes in our program earn you college credit and can be applied to earning an Associate of Applied Science degree from Utah State University.

Call today to find out about financial aid and scholarships to help you pay for your training to start a new and rewarding career.

(435) 678-8115

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