Dig This Las Vegas to Open Heavy Equipment Operator Training Facility (Dig This Academy)

Dig This Las Vegas, the World’s first heavy equipment playground, recently announced it will be opening Dig This Academy, an entry-level heavy equipment operator training school. Dig This Academy is an accredited National Center for Construction and Education Research (NCCER) Training Unit. All Dig This Academy programs are state certified by the Nevada Commission on Post-Secondary Education (CPE).

Dig This Academy programming, scheduled to begin on June 20, 2022, will be held at Dig This Las Vegas’ existing five-acre campus at 800 W. Roban Avenue in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dig This Academy will utilize NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations (HEO) curriculums. Multiple Heavy Equipment Operator Ready Certification programs will also be offered for excavators, dozers, backhoes, and loaders. These one week courses will be specific to the type of heavy equipment and designed to provide safety, knowledge, and basic operating information. Upon successful program completion, trainees will possess the knowledge and experience to enter the workforce as an entry-level operator.

“Dig This Las Vegas is excited to bring Dig This Academy to life,” said Ed Mumm, Dig This owner/founder. “With our existing location, facilities, diverse equipment fleet, and access to additional equipment, we have the ideal site for a training school. And, we are perfectly poised timing-wise considering the current and future demand for heavy equipment operators. Nowhere else in Nevada will you have access to this type of heavy equipment training. We look forward to preparing trainees for a rewarding and successful career in the construction industry.”

Enrollment applications and program pricing can be found online at digthisvegas.com. Applications are currently being accepted.

For complete Dig This Academy details and to enroll visit: digthisvegas.com and/or call: 1.888.DIG.THIS (1.888.344.8447) or 702.222.4344.

Established in 2021, Dig This Academy is Nevada’s first entry-level heavy equipment training institution, enabling career focused people to learn the basic fundamentals of equipment operation, safety and maintenance. Trainees will be certified using the well established NCCER curriculum facilitated by our expert journeyman trainers. Training is offered on, but not limited to, bulldozers, excavators, backhoes. Certificates of completion and NCCER credentials awarded upon program completion.

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