Heavy Equipment/CDL A Operator

  • The Heavy Equipment Operator/ CDL A Operator program instructs students in safety on the job including SafeLandUSA Basic Certification, OSHA 10 Hour Certification, Hazardous Materials, Work Zone Traffic Control, CPR, First Aid, and Excavation & Trenching Safety. Students will learn to operate several pieces of equipment by use of simulators and hands-on training and will earn their CDL Class A Operator's License. High paying jobs with oil & gas companies, state and national companies or contractors are just a few of the opportunities.


What can I do when I graduate?
  1. Dump Truck Driver
  2. Excavator
  3. Tractor Driver
  4. Forklift Operator
  5. Trencher
What would I do in this class?
  1. Safety
  2. First Aid and CPR
  3. SafeLandUSA Basic Certification
  4. Range & On-the-Road Driving
  5. Hand Tools
  6. Power Tools
  7. Simulator Training
What can I do with further training?
  1. Oil & Gas Industry
  2. Equipment Mechanic

Program Quick Facts

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Books used in this class which are already included in fees:

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Class Time

  • 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Monday - Thursday
  • CDL classes at American Professional Truck Driving
  • 8334 St. Rt. 36, Gnadenhutten, Ohio
  • Monday-Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Class Duration

  • August 29, 2017- May 2018

Total Cost

  • Tuition $6,290
  • Lab Fees 6,500
  • TOTAL $12,790