Jun 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Construction Equipment Operation, Technical Certificate


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The Construction Equipment Operation Certificate teaches students how to properly operate and maintain the heavy equipment used to excavate and move earth as part of the construction industry. Students spend the majority of class time operating equipment on job sites located within Northark’s service area to develop the skills needed for success in the construction industry. The certificate can be used as one of the technical disciplines required for the AAS in General Technology and is frequently combined with the Certificate of Proficiency in Truck Driving to allow students to work for employers who required employees to hold a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

Major Code: 4415
Advising: Chad Hathaway, (870) 391-3192, chad.hathaway@northark.edu
                 Scott Howie, (870) 391-3513, showie@northark.edu
                 Advising Center: M184 South campus (870)391-3115

The My Academic Plan (MAP) serves as a guideline to graduate in two semesters. The Key Milestones/Prerequisites listed for each semester highlight significant achievements that must be completed in the degree track. Students who do not follow the two-semester plan and/or who do not complete identified milestones may jeopardize their financial aid (if applicable) and/or delay graduation.

Academic Preparedness

Northark recognizes the important connection between student success and academic preparedness. Students may be required to complete one or more of the following courses before enrolling in college level courses. Summer and/or intercession courses may be required to graduate within two semesters. Developmental course credits earned do not count towards degree completion requirements.

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