Cranes are a necessity in the construction industry. By using their hooks and booms, cranes…
You can gain experience and a variable range of training by simply doing – that is – borrowing a piece of heavy equipment and practicing, perhaps with an old hand showing you some of the ropes. There are even employers who may be willing to employ you based on that experience, the number is reducing every year however.
Gaining certification through format training is not exactly ‘cheap’ – but then you don’t want anything that is ‘cheap’ these days. The old saying ‘cheap and nasty’ often holds true and it can be particularly true when it comes to training. Having said that, training is not overly expensive, not when you consider what you are getting in return for your dollars.
Certification is virtually a life long qualification. Sure, there are some jobs or industries where you have to keep up to date with the latest techniques and safety rules. There are some areas that require at the very least license renewals (CDL truck licenses for example), however the training and original certification are still valid.
The cost of your training and certification should then be considered an investment – an investment in your future. You will always find employment in the heavy equipment field – it’s simply a matter of maintaining your skill levels and experience.
ATS Heavy Equipment Operator Schools can provide you with quality training in heavy equipment, cranes and truck driving. Training is done to nationally accredited standards and certifications issued are also to nationally accredited standards. Invest in your future with a well paying career in heavy equipment operations, crane operations or truck driving. You will never regret your investment.