Oct 04, 2022  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Heavy Equipment Technician, A.A.S.

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The Heavy Equipment Technician program provides hands-on technical skills for the heavy equipment industry.

Program Overview

Graduates of the Heavy Equipment Technician program will be able to diagnose, service, and repair electro-mechanical systems in the electrical utility, agricultural, construction, forestry, mobile recovery, and transportation industries.  Students who pursue this degree should gain the knowledge to sit for certification in CAD and machining.

The Heavy Equipment Technician degree instruction involves classroom theory, live stop demonstrations, and repair of heavy equipment currently used in industry.  Making repairs on actual equipment is vital to skill development.

Career Opportunities

Heavy Equipment Technicians can see job opportunities as field service technicians, mobile heavy equipment technicians, construction equipment technicians, agricultural equipment technicians, and heavy equipment R&D technician.  The average salary for students in this field is $47,690.

Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Heavy Equipment Technician

General Education Core 15
Technical Core 45
Total Credit Hours Required 60


Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of studies for this calendar year.  Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

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