Train to become a Heavy Equipment Operator in the Fast-Growing Construction Field

onstruction is the largest service industry in the United States, it is growing fast, with more roads, houses, apartments, and office buildings being built every day – and plenty more on the drawing boards.
Bulldozer Operator Training


  • Identify and describe the uses and components of a dozer.
  • Identify and describe common uses and types of dozers.
  • Identify and describe major parts of a dozer.
  • Identify and describe dozer instrumentation.
  • Identify and describe dozer controls.
  • Identify and describe common dozer blades.
  • Identify and describe common dozer attachments.

Excavator Operator Training


  • Identify and describe types, uses, and components of excavators.
  • Identify and describe common types of excavators.
  • Identify and describe common uses of excavators.
  • Identify and describe major parts of excavators.
  • Identify and describe excavator instrumentation and controls.
  • Identify and describe common excavator buckets and attachments.



Backhoe Loader Operator Training

A Backhoe loader is built from three different types of construction heavy equipment –  the tractor, loader and backhoe. Each piece of equipment is made to accomplish a particular task. On a usual construction site, the operator utilizes the three components to get the task done.

Articulated Loader Operation Training


  • Identify and describe the components of a loader.
  • Identify and describe chassis components.
  • Identify and describe loader controls.
  • Identify and describe loader instrumentation.
  • Identify and describe loader attachments.

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About the School

Our programs emphasize hands-on learning as the primary vehicle to build your skills as a Professional Heavy Equipment Operator.

Meet our Team

The Administration of National Training, Inc., is a privately owned coeducational vocational school located in Orange Park, Florida. National Truck Driving..


The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation serving a broad…

Our Mission, Vision & Core Values

Produce well-trained entry-level heavy equipment operators who can transition into gainful employment in their…

A Few Words About Us

Since 1978, National Training, Inc.’s Heavy Equipment Operator School (HEOS) has offered a fully licensed program for entry-level machinery and equipment operators in the Heavy Excavating Industry. Since our establishment, we have successfully graduated over 38,000 students who have become heavy equipment operators or truck drivers in many of the industry’s top companies. With our program, students are taught the safety and operation of bulldozers, articulating loaders, tractor/loader-backhoes, excavators, Laser survey Technology, and Laser Surveying.

As a nationally recognized and fully licensed organization, HEOS enables students to benefit from an affordable training program that complies with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the State of Florida’s Commission for Independent Education, and NCCER Registered. The program is approved for the training of veterans (Pending Heavy Now).

Success Stories

“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