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Heavy Equipment Technology

The heavy equipment technology program is designed to train students for careers as heavy equipment mechanics.  Heavy equipment includes: cranes, bulldozers, front-end loaders, rollers, backhoes, and hoists.  Emphasis will be on the fundamentals as it relates to diesel engines and fuel systems used in heavy equipment.  The program will introduce students to units of measurement, electron theory, wiring diagrams, schematics and symbols, basic principles of hydraulics, basic engine components, intake and exhaust systems, introduction of welding and power train functions.  The off-campus class is available through an application process only.  Students must be willing to participate in drug testing and meet attendance, behavior, and grade requirements.  The class is located at ASIP-Local 150 in Wilmington. Students must provide their own transportation daily to the Wilmington site and apply through Wilco and be interviewed.  Students must have steel toed boots and purchase program shirts at an estimated cost of $45.00

Heavy Equipment Application Packet Forms:

Application Cover Page

Heavy Equipment Application

Faculty Recommendation

Attendance Form

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Wilco Area Career Center 500 Wilco Blvd Romeoville, IL  60446


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