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Heavy Equipment Parts Person Certification

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The Heavy Equipment Parts Person Certification Apprenticeship Program is divided into four areas of study. Each element of study provides OJT experiences coupled with classroom training. Once completed, you can move into any area of the parts department operation and have the confidence that you can perform once on the job. The Apprentice will also need to complete specific classroom studies. These are outlined below. Accommodations will be made to alternate between OJT and classroom training.

  • Industry Specific Knowledge
    • Introduction to business software
    • Introduction to parts-specific software
    • Manufacturer-specific look-up and ordering software
    • Understanding printed and online reference material
    • Introduction to our products and terminology
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours
  • Inventory Control
    • Analysis of market to set inventory guidelines
    • Analyze inventory on hand
    • Analyze current inventory histories
    • Bin trip activity and analysis
    • Ordering and Receiving Inventory
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours
  • Warehousing
    • Shipping and receiving of inventory items
    • Cataloging inventory and determining storage locations
    • Tracking system analysis
    • Forklift operation and safety
    • Logistical issues with weights and dimensions of products
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours
  • Customer Relations
    • Customer Service Training
    • Parts Counterperson coverage
    • Parts service skills phone coverage
    • Parts look-up via computer and printed material
    • Marketing of inventory
    • Inventory display and program marketing emphasis
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours

Technical Classes (NDSCS)

8-week Classes CreditsOnline Option
BADM 234 Customer Service 1 x
BADM 217 Promotion & Advertising 3 x
BADM 240 Sales 3 x
BUSN 120 Fund of Business 3 x
CIS 101 Computer Legacy 2 x
DTEC 115 Intro to Light & HD Engines 4  
DTEC 125 Intro to HD Drive Systems 3  
DTEC 155 Intro to Electrical for Diesel 4  
DTEC 164 Intro to Mobile Hydraulic 4  
16-week Classes CreditsOnline Option
ACCT 102 Fund. of Accounting 3 x
BADM 234 Customer Service 1 x
BADM 201 Principals of Marketing 3 x
BADM 202 Principals of Mgmt. 3 x
BADM 254 Scientific Methods 3  
BADM 282 HR Mgmt. 3  x
BUSN 254 Financial Statement Analysis 3  
COMM 110 Fund. of Public Speaking 3  x

Total # of Credits = 50
Aggregate Equipment Service Technician Certification Summary
OJT Training review with Supervisor with two weeks in each job function. Total For this Section is 500 hours.

Total Apprenticeship Program = 4,000 hours

Aggregate Service Technician Certification

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The Aggregate Service Technician Certification Apprenticeship Program is divided into six areas of study. Each element of study provides OJT experiences coupled with classroom training. Once completed, you can move into any area of the aggregate service department operation and have the confidence that you can perform once on the job.

The Apprentice will also need to complete specific classroom studies. These are outlined below and continue on the back page. Accommodations will be made to alternate between OJT and classroom training.

  • Industry Specific Knowledge
    • Introduction to business service work order software
    • Introduction to equipment set up and function
    • Manufacturer-specific application review
    • Understanding printed and online reference material
    • Introduction to our products and terminology
    • Application safety practices and MSHA (New Miner) Certification
    • Customer relations training
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours
  • Aggregate Screens (Inclined & Flat)
    • Application and production theory
    • Adjustments and timing
    • Drive options
    • Screen repair and screen cloth replacement
    • Maintenance and servicing
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours
  • Conveyor and Components
    • Review of conveyor components
    • Conveyor sizing and production capacities
    • Conveyor drive mechanisms and their maintenance
    • Conveyor belt replacement and types of belting
    • Conveyor set up and operation
    • Conveyor repair and troubleshooting
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours
  • Compression Crushers (Jaws & Cones)
    • Review types and sizes of compression crushers
    • Crusher sizing and production capacities
    • Crusher wear parts - measurement and replacement
    • Crusher drive components and sizing
    • Maintenance and repairs
    • Diagnostic troubleshooting
    • Crusher set up and operation
  • Impact Crushers (Horizontal & Vertical Shaft)
    • Review the types and sizes of impact crushers
    • Crusher sizing and production capacities
    • Crusher wear parts - measurement and replacement
    • Crusher drive components and sizing
    • Maintenance and repairs
    • Diagnostic troubleshooting
    • Crusher set up and operation
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours
  • Mobile Track Crushing & Screening Equipment
    • Review types and sizes of mobile crushers
    • Crusher sizing and production capacities
    • Crusher wear parts - measurement and replacement
    • Crusher drive components and sizing
    • Maintenance and repairs
    • Diagnostic troubleshooting
  • Aggregate Washing Equipment
    • Review types and sizes of aggregate washing equipment
    • Identify the components used in aggregate washing and processing
    • Washing equipment sizing and various power sources
    • Maintenance and repairs
    • Diagnostic troubleshooting
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours
  • Power Systems (Diesel, Electric & Controls)
    • Review types and sizes of power sources in aggregate processing application
    • Generator sizing and production capacities
    • Motor sizing and production capacities
    • Power systems component identification
    • Maintenance and repairs
    • Diagnostic troubleshooting
    • Generator set up and operation
    • Various types of control systems and their function
    • Operational safety process
    • Total OJT training activity = 500 hours

Technical Classes (NDSCS)

8-week Classes CreditsOnline Option
BADM 234 Customer Service 1 x
CIS 101 Computer Literacy 2 x
ENGL 105 Technical Communication 3 X
DTEC 115 Intro to Light & HD Engines 4  
DTEC 125 Intro to HD Drive Systems 3  
DTEC 155 Intro to Electrical for Diesel 4  
DTEC 164 Intro to Mobile Hydraulic 4  
ECAL 242 Advanced Drives 2  
MATH 120 Basic Math 2  
MFGT 110 Industrial Shop Practices 2  
MFGT 120 Basic Welding 1  
MFGT 121 Basic Welding 1  
16-week Classes CreditsOnline Option
BADM 234 Customer Service 1 x
COMM 110 Fund. of Public Speaking 3 x
ECAL 111 Electric Meter & Motors 3  
ECAL 242  Advanced Drives  2  

Total # of Credits = 37
Aggregate Equipment Service Technician Certification Summary
OJT Training review with Supervisor with two weeks in each job function. Total For this Section is 500 hours.

Total Apprenticeship Program = 4,500 hours