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Earn your Heavy Equipment Operator Credentials in 4 weeks!

Training Heavy Equipment Operators in the Jacksonville FL

area since 1978

National Training Inc. has trained and graduated over 40,000 heavy equipment operators and truck drivers since we opened our doors in 1978. The best companies want the highest quality students and know that a well trained employee will be more productive, more responsible, and ensure safety standards are maintained while on the job.

Many people ask us what makes National Training, Inc. a better choice. The answer is simple – from staff & instructors to our custom 350-acre training complex, we have the best of the best to help you become a well-trained entry-level heavy equipment operator. 

NCCER Accredited

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Heavy equipment operator training class.
Backhoe Loader

The National Training Inc. Difference

Companies are ready and eager to hire our graduates. Why? Because National Training Inc. trains our students on real heavy equipment in various parts of our own private 350 Acre modern training facility. Employers know that graduates who have had “hands on, in-the-seat” training bring valuable real-world experience with them.

Our Heavy Now program is both challenging and rewarding to complete, and has been specifically designed with you and public safety in mind. With our program, students are taught the safety and operation of bulldozers, articulating loaders, tractor/loader backhoes, excavators, laser survey technology & laser surveying. We emphasize hands-on learning as the primary vehicle to build your skills as a professional heavy equipment operator.

Whether you are just starting out or wanting to start over with a career in the heavy equipment operations field, National Training Inc. is with you every step of the way. Contact us today to get started!

Is Becoming a Heavy Equipment Operator Right for You?

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Hands-on Equipment Training

No simulators here! During your Heavy Now course with National Training Inc. you will be spending 136 hours of total hands-on equipment time performing various projects and exercises throughout our private 350 Acre training grounds. These exercises will utilize our bulldozers, loaders, backhoes and excavators.

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350-acre Training Grounds

Take A Tour

Come see our heavy equipment, tour our 350 Acre custom training grounds, and meet the people dedicated to preparing you for a rewarding career in heavy machine operating.


Have Questions?

We’ve got answers. Our Admissions Representatives are happy to speak with you and answer all of your questions about our school and a career in heavy equipment operating.


A Few Words From Some of the Many Companies Who Hire Our Grads

We have long recognized the need for entry-level training in the construction and utilities industries and we support NTI in their effort to provide quality, affordable job and career training.
The Bobcat Company

At Aerotek we are always looking for great candidates to fill the open positions we have available through our clients. I trust that with education and training received from your institution that your graduates will be what we are looking for.
Dave Emmart


I am writing this to extend a possible opportunity to your equipment training graduates. In the past, we have had several talented operators that graduated from your school employ with Marietta Sand Corporation.
Richard O'Steen

Marietta Sand Corporation