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Heavy Equipment Operations Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 3rd Edition

Heavy Equipment Operations Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 3rd EditionPhysical Product
  • By NCCER
  • Pub. Date: May 3, 2012 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-292142-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-292142-8

Student/Retail Price: $93.32

Institutional/Business Price: $69.99

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  • Description
  • Table of Contents

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Orientation to the Trade, Heavy Equipment Safety, Identification of Heavy Equipment, Basic Operational Techniques, Utility Tractors, Introduction to Earth Moving, and Grades-Part One. 


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Trainee Guide Paperback + Access Card Package: $90 978-0-13-303356-4

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Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 165)


Orientation to the Trade (5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292305-7

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292312-5

Provides an overview of heavy equipment terminology, operations, operator responsibilities, career opportunities, and basic principles of safety. (Module ID 22101-12)


Heavy Equipment Safety (10 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292306-4

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292313-2

Provides a comprehensive overview of safety requirements on job sites with emphasis on OSHA, MSHA, and NIOSH

requirements. Presents basic requirements for personal protection, safe equipment operations and maintenance, and

HAZCOM. (Module ID 22102-12)


Identification of Heavy Equipment (5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292307-1

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292314-9

Introduces the eleven most used pieces of heavy equipment. Describes the functional operation and uses for each piece

of equipment, along with a general description of heavy equipment drive and hydraulic systems. (Module ID 22103-12)


Basic Operational Techniques (27.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292308-8

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292315-6

Covers prestart checks of a machine’s hardware (frame, body panels, tires or tracks, and safety equipment), driveline

components, hydraulic system components, electrical components and controls. Reviews machine safety issues.

Explains how to safely start, move, steer, stop, and shut down different types of machines. (Module ID 22104-12)


Utility Tractors (17.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292309-5

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292316-3

Covers operation of general utility tractors in the construction industry. Describes duties and responsibilities of the operator,

safety rules for operation, the attachment of implements, and basic preventive maintenance practices. (Module ID 22105-12)


Introduction to Earth Moving (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292310-1

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292317-0

This module provides a broad introduction to the process of planning and executing earth moving activities on various

types of construction projects. The use of heavy equipment such as bulldozers, scrapers, excavators, and loaders is

explained. (Module ID 22201-12)


Grades, Part One (15 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292311-8

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292319-4

Introduces the concept of preparing graded surfaces using heavy equipment. Covers identification of construction stakes

and interpretation of marks on each type of stake. Describes process for grading slopes. (Module ID 22106-12)

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