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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Located at Tracey Road Equipment in Syracuse, the two-year Heavy Equipment Operations and Diesel Repair Technology program is designed to offer students essential skills in the operation and repair of heavy equipment and heavy-duty diesel trucks using the latest techniques and computerized diagnostic equipment. Students will gain daily practical experience working with a variety of engines and equipment that will prepare them for employment opportunities or furthering their education at college and technical schools. Students may be eligible to earn industry certifications in safety training and equipment operation. A Career and Technical Endorsement on their high school diploma will signify that students have met the rigorous industry standard upon successfully passing a technical assessment.
 
 
 
CONTACT:


Thompson Road Campus 
6820 Thompson Road  
Syracuse, NY 

P:  (607) 433-2635
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Overall employment of heavy equipment operators is expected to rise 10% by 2028.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
 
 
Available Academic Credits and Certifications Experiential Learning Opportunities

Available Credits
  • 3 CTE Credits Per Year
  • 1 Science or Math Credit Per Year

Industry Training Opportunities
  • Equipment Safety/OSHA 10 Training
  • CPR & First Aid Certification
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) hand signals
 
  • Bulldozer Operator
  • Backhoe Operator
  • Excavator Operator
  • Forklift Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Mechanics Assistant
  • Metal Fabricator
  • Skid Steer Operator
  • Welder Fleet Mechanic
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Preventive Maintenance Mechanic
  • Engine Tech (rebuilding diesel engines)
  • On-Road Mechanic
  • Parts Specialist
  • Advanced employment - Additional training necessary

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Christopher J. Todd
Interim District Superintendent

PO Box 4754
Syracuse, NY 13221
(315) 433-2600


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