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PTS Heavy Equipment Operator Training is comprehensive, industry-developed, and nationally recognized by employers in the construction, earthmoving, and excavation industries.

Through in-the-seat operation and classroom instruction, PTS Heavy Equipment operator schools training is designed to give students the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to operate the following types of heavy equipment:

  • Backhoes
  • Scrapers
  • Bulldozers
  • Rock Trucks
  • Forklifts
  • Demolition Equipment
  • Wheel Loaders
  • Excavators
  • Road Graders
  • Skid Steers
  • Compactor

Get the skills and knowledge employers are looking for, and become one of America’s highly respected, well paid, NCCER certified heavy equipment operators with PTS.

Want to learn more about how to be a heavy equipment operator? For more information, contact PTS or apply now.

Financial Assistance

Tuition financing options are available to make it easy and affordable to enroll in any of our training programs.

State & Federal Grants may be available to students who qualify. Examples of these programs are:

  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA),
  • Trade Adjustment Act (TAA),
  • Department of Workforce Development,
  • Displaced Workers, Displaced Farmers,
  • Tribal Education (BIA),
  • Vocation Rehabilitation and Veteran’s Benefits (VA).

To learn about our financial assistance and scholarships, click here.

NCCER Certified, Heavy Equipment Training

We offer Heavy Equipment Operators Training and NCCER Certification to our students from: Alabama, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the rest of the United States.

The following cities are within 500 miles of our Columbus, Ohio location:

Evansville, IN; Fort Wayne, IN; Indianapolis, IN; South Bend, IN; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Lafayette, KY; Shreveport, KY; Ann Arbor, MI; Detroit, MI; Flint, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Lansing, MI; Sterling Heights, MI; Warren, MI; Columbia, MO; Independence, MI; Kansas City, MO; Springfield, IL; St. Louis, MO; Akron, OH; Cincinnati, OH, Cleveland, OH; Dayton, OH; Toledo, OH; Allentown, PA; Erie, PA; Pittsburgh, PA.