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Heavy Construction Equipment Technology

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Coursework prepares students to succeed as well-trained, mechanically minded, hard-working mechanics with heavy equipment dealers and contractors. Instruction involves classroom theory, mock-up demonstrations and repair of customer-owned heavy equipment. Making repairs on actual equipment is vital to skill development. Mechanics already in the field can update their knowledge by registering for specific courses.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics

  • Median wage: $25.78/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Rail Car Repairers

  • Median wage: $28.37/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: admissions@dctc.edu