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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Heavy Equipment Operator

Certificate of Achievement

 

Curriculum Code: 1028  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

A heavy equipment operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a variety of equipment used at construction and road building sites. To be successful the operator should be able to operate all types of equipment. He/she must be able to inspect and operate the equipment in a manner that ensures compliance with applicable safety regulations. Additionally the operator must be able to read surveyor stakes, perform minor repairs, complete math calculations and reports, and be sufficiently knowledgeable about soil types to ensure that completed work will meet intended expectations. An operator must have good eye-hand coordination and must be able to work with a minimum of supervision. Attention to detail and a sense of responsibility are required.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Transportation Technologies Department, West Campus Building, Room M103,  telephone number (517) 267-5880.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  32 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

EMSA 100

First Aid and CPR

2

GRET 221

Landforms/Soil Systems in GIS

3

HEOT 100

Equipment Introduction

5

HEOT 110

Part 10 MIOSHA

1

HEOT 120

Backhoe Operator

3

HEOT 121

Excavator Operator

3

HEOT 122

Wheel Loader Operator

2

HEOT 123

Forklift Operator

1

HEOT 130

Skidsteer Operator

2

HEOT 131

Bulldozer Operator

3

HEOT 132

Trenching and Gradework

3

WELD 100

Combination Welding

4

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

32

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

I

II

III

 

EMSA 100

HEOT 120

GRET 221

 

HEOT 100

HEOT 121

HEOT 130

 

HEOT 110

HEOT 122

HEOT 131

 

WELD 100

HEOT 123

HEOT 132

 

               

 

 



 
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