If you’re looking for a heavy equipment training school in the Pennsylvania and Ohio area–near Youngstown, Warren, and Beaver Falls–you’re in luck! The New Castle School of Trades offers one of the best heavy equipment operator training schools in the country.
Continue reading to learn more about our training program. You’ll also find information about the certification you’ll earn and how the classes will help you earn qualifications necessary to take on this career.
A career in the heavy equipment field requires that you learn how to operate industrial grade and commercial vehicles safely. Our program teaches the skills of:
NCST’s heavy equipment training school curriculum is a 33-week diploma program (it’s just eight months long!) and will ensure that you learn proper driver safety techniques, how to maneuver a trailer and how to “read” a site plan. You’ll also learn basic rigging skills. You can also take our weekend 46.5-week (twelve months) program.
Our program also makes sure that you’ll be able to pass the exam you’ll have to take in order to receive your Class A Commercial Driver’s License.
Indeed.com reports that those with heavy equipment operator training earn an average salary nationwide of $47,000. Those who work in Ohio earn an average of $45,000 while Pennsylvania operators earn an average salary of $42,000.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that job growth for “construction equipment operators” will be “average” in the next decade, but that job opportunities overall should be “good” because of the need to fill new openings as well as replace those who retire or otherwise leave.
NCST has been offering trades training for Pennsylvania and Ohio residents since 1945. We’re well known in the training sector for the quality of our programs and how well we treat our students. We offer you help in finding a job after you finish our program and we also can help you find the funds to pay for the training via our financial aid services.
Our construction equipment training courses boast recent job placement rates of 90%. That’s because as one of the premier heavy equipment colleges in PA, we’re dedicated to seeing our students succeed in their chosen careers.
So don’t wait another minute.
If you’d like more information about enrolling in heavy equipment training school, give us a call at (800) 837-8299 and one of our admission advisors will be happy to help you. If you’re certain you want to join us, click here to enroll.
Your career in heavy equipment operations is just around the corner. Get on the road to success today!