Heavy Equipment Operations & Engineering

Program Length

700 hours, 32 weeks


Monday through Friday, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Program Dates

Start Date: March 14, 2022
End Date: September 29, 2022

Program Campus Location

Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
303 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
(Formerly 3254 East Kemper Road)

Tuition Information

Direct Cost:  The cost of the program

Tuition: $6,489
Books/Tools/Supplies: $2,249
Total*: $8,738 (Subject to change)

Please note:  Books, tools and supplies are a requirement of each program and are a mandatory cost of the program.

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Other Costs

Indirect Costs:  These are not costs to attend Great Oaks, but an estimate of living expenses you may have while attending school.  They are shown for federal financial aid purposes, and include child care, housing, transportations, etc.

Dependent Student: $8,069
Independent Student: $14,052

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Contact Information


Marty Lopinto, Career Planning Specialist
lopintom@greatoaks.com or 513.612.5790

Mark Runk, Instructor 
Runkm@greatoaks.com or 513.771.8881

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Gain Skills in Operating Heavy Construction Equipment

Great buildings, parks, neighborhoods, roads and homes depend on a properly prepared site.  Heavy Equipment Operations & Engineering will teach you to use and maintain a wide range of equipment—and to understand why and how to create landscapes that will support great structures.

Great Oaks Career Campuses Adult Workforce Development - Heavy Equipment Operations and Engineering

Learn how to operate and maintain a wide range of earth-moving equipment. Interpret and understand soil types as it applies to civil drawings and site maps.

What you will learn: Clearing and excavating, moving and grading earth, digging, slopping, stripping, backfilling, minor maintenance and repair, blueprint reading, construction math, equipment safety, field layout and measurement.

Learn about one of the many career options in this field!

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Enrollment Requirements:

All students must be 18 years old by the completion of the program and have a high school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency). HSE hotline: 513.612.5806

Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education

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