The dozer clears and prepares job sites, moves material, grades and levels surfaces. Used on housing projects, landscaping, new subdivisions, construction of large building projects, road work such as large highway projects, sewer and water main projects.
The dozer program at OETIO, approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005, is 240 hours over 6 weeks and includes, classroom, laboratory activities and hands-on training with emphasis on practical operating skills on a dozer. Students will take the 2 week Fundamentals of Heavy Equipment followed by 4 weeks of practical field training.
What Makes Our Program Successful:
- One piece of equipment dedicated to each student
- 162 hours of seat time
- Ratio: 1 instructor to a maximum of 6 students