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Heavy Equipment Operator Training School

Welcome to Performance Training Solutions, a heavy equipment training school that’s dedicated to the success of our students and their careers.

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Training Facility


Learn how our facility supports your training goals — and why we’re the best heavy equipment and crane training school to advance your career.

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Be in Compliance

Ensure that your business is abiding by applicable state and federal regulations and that your employees are operating your equipment safely and effectively in the field.

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Grow Your Career

At Performance Training Solutions, we help change lives. Our accelerated training programs followed by a career as a heavy equipment or crane operator can lead to life-changing possibilities. Many of our graduates speak of personal fulfillment, making family-sustaining wages, the opportunity to travel, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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Heavy Equipment Training

Accelerated training on up to 10 types of heavy construction equipment will help you earn nationally recognized NCCER credentials that will open the door to plenty of job opportunities.

Our Training
Level 1

Heavy Equipment Operator

This three-week, 120-clock-hour training program will provide you with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment opportunities as a heavy equipment operator.

Level 2

Heavy Equipment Operator

This six-week, 240-clock-hour training program builds on the knowledge and skills obtained in level 1 training and teaches you how to operate additional equipment.

Get Certified

Mobile Crane Operations

This three-week, 120-clock-hour program provides you with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment as an NCCCO certified crane operator.

Veterans, Plot Your Next Steps With PTS

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Our Story

We are a heavy equipment and mobile crane operator school located in Columbus, Ohio. As one of the top training schools in the country, we assist those who wish to pursue a career as a heavy equipment operator and/or crane operator. Our team of experienced trainers, examiners, and admissions and career representatives are committed to helping our students succeed.

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Crane and Heavy Equipment Training Cost and Financing

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What Clients Say About Our Heavy Equipment Training

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Recent News

Heavy Equipment Training Blog

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Visit Our Crane and Heavy Equipment Training Campus

If you’re interested in Performance Training Solutions and want to take heavy equipment operator training, feel free to schedule a tour with us so you can learn more about our offerings.