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Nationally Recognized Credentials

Nationally recognized credentials

Whatever career you are looking at within the heavy machinery or trucking industry, whether crane operator, haul truck driver or something else, the journey begins with high-quality training and national credentials. Here is where you hone your skills, in the classroom and on site, to be able to operate in a safe, effective manner, enabling any student to build a…

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MSHA Certification – What you need to know

MSHA, or Mine safety and Health Administration, certification is the proof of training or retraining within the mining industry as outlined by the Administration, which is required for various jobs within the mining industry. The most common mining training is found under the Title 30 CFR – Part 46 regulations, which stipulates that new miners must complete a minimum of…

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Stand Up Taller If You Are In The Skilled Trades

Sometimes the skilled trades, like heavy equipment operation, seem like an invisible career. The only guy who seems to be famous and blue-collar is Mike Rowe, the guy who has become famous for trying out dirty and unusual jobs on TV. But as Mike would say, "somebody's gotta do it", and think about what happens if nobody does that job?…

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The NCCER and NCCCO Advantage

The National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) are the credentialing organizations that Associated Training Services (ATS) relies upon for the standards we use. These credentialing standards are recognized and accepted by many industry employers. They are also accepted by government agencies and educational institutions so are eligible…

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National Certification: It’s Benefit To You

When it comes to career certifications, having a national certification actually works in favor of truck drivers, crane operators, and other heavy equipment operators. State certifications would do the trick, but if you moved to a new state, then you'd have to get a new certification. It would be a terribly inefficient system. As it is, when you get your…

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