HEO Course

Introduction to Heavy Construction Equipment Operation Course

Classes offered in March 2021: 

  • March 15 in Sioux Falls @ AGC Training Center
  • March 17 in Rapid City‚Äč @ AGC/CIC Training Room

Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm (30-minute lunch included)
Cost: $125 per person - Limited to 20 participants per class!

Course Objective:  This course provides an overview of operating heavy construction equipment.  Some of the topics covered include:  introduction to HEO; safe and efficient equipment operation; reading blue prints, grade stakes, etc.; GPS; daily on-site planning; teamwork; hands-on equipment simulator operations, etc.  Upon completion of the course, each participant will receive a HEO aptitude assessment. This course is intended for people with a moderate level of construction experience working around equipment that have an interest in possibly becoming an equipment operator in the future. The course consists of 4 hour of classroom training and 4 hours of hands-on/lab training.