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Heavy Equipment Colleges of America ‐ Programs, Tuition, and Reviews

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America is located in Conyers, GA. This school offers training in 24 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Crane Certification, Heavy Equipment Operation Certificate, and Heavy Equipment Operation. Time to complete this education training ranges from 3 weeks to 3 months depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 2 months. The cost to attend Heavy Equipment Colleges of America ranges from $9,000 to $30,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $14,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Heavy Equipment Colleges of America are "Good teachers" and "Hands-on training", but respondents also mentioned "Positive environment" and "Helpful career services" as notable benefits. Heavy Equipment Colleges of America has been reviewed 30 times, with an average rating of 4.53 out of 5. 100% of reviewers would recommend Heavy Equipment Colleges of America to a friend.

School Information

3 weeks - 3 months


  • Crane Certification: $9,000 - $40,000
  • Heavy Equipment Operation: $12
  • Forklift Certification: $15,000
  • Certified Heavy Equipment: $15,000
  • Certified Crane Operator: $25,000
  • Heavy Equipment Operation Certificate: $9,000 - $11,000
  • NCCCO Crane Operator: $10,000
  • Level 2 Operator Certificate: $10,000
  • Heavy Equipment Operation and Crane Operator Certificate: $9,000
  • NAHETS level 2 Certificate: $20
  • National Certification NAHETS-North American Heavy Equipment Training Services Levels 1 and 2 Certificate: $24,000
  • Level 2 Operators Certificate: $10,000
  • Georgia Blue Cardholder certificate: $14,000
  • Heavy Equipment Operator / Cranes: $42,000
  • Heavy Equipment Operator lvl 2 Certification: $30,000
  • crane certificate: $17,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 23 reviews
Hands-on training Mentioned in 22 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 21 reviews

Recent reviews



Good teachers

Other comments

Onsite equipment movement, load dynamics, wire rope techniques, and load charts. ▪ Hoisting personnel, lifting planning and emergency procedures. ▪ Knowledge of crane weights, measurements, calculations and transporting requirements for crane safety. ▪ Knowledge of Manitowoc, Linkbelt, Liebherr, Grove, Kobelco, Terex, and Tadano cranes. ▪ Lattice Crane assembly/disassembly comprehension ▪ ANSI/ASME/OSHA rigging safety practices and techniques ▪ Working knowledge of roadway, structure, and bridge construction methods, materials, standards, construction symbols and terminology ▪ Working knowledge of state and federal environmental, safety, EEO guidelines and regulations ▪ Experienced in operating a variety of equipment: Front Loader, D5 Bulldozer, Tractor Excavator/Minnie, and Articulated Off Road Trucks ▪ Skilled and experienced Welder ▪ OSHA 10 Certified #17-000103423 ▪ Certified Level 1A GSWCC Erosion #0000078235 ▪ Current MSHA Card #MR1206201701 ▪ Worksite Erosion Control Supervisor Certified #62815 I.D.#057712960 ▪ Current T.W.I.C. Card ▪ Current DOT Med Card ▪ Class A CDL with OTR experience PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Barnhart Crane & Rigging 5/2019- Prese



Good teachers, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

Very good school w/ hands-on training with equipment. Every three weeks you get tested on equipment proficiency. You also go through classroom training as well as on-site training

Crane Certification Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Crane Certification?

371 people answered

“Go strait to the crane company for a job. Have a class b or better cdl in hand. They will train you and usually pay for your certifications. Do not go to a apprenticeship school.”

Sept. 26, 2019

“I was a qualified crane rigger before I earned d certification.”

Sept. 26, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Crane Certification?

416 people answered

“My advice to a friend is earning d certification will help d friend get a good job.”

Sept. 26, 2019

“To get as many certifications as possible.”

Sept. 24, 2019
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