ELLISVILLE, MS (JONES COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE) – The Jones County Junior College Workforce Development Team is offering training to help applicants prepare for a new career as an entry-level Heavy Equipment Operator. The class will meet at the JCJC Advanced Technology Center on Monday & Tuesday nights from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. with hands-on training on Saturdays at 8 a.m.
This course will include lecture, simulator training, and hands-on skills to prepare trainees as entry-level equipment operators. Trainees will learn heavy equipment operation from the ground up with a strong emphasis on safety. Equipment used for training includes excavators and dozers.
An orientation and registration meeting will be held on Monday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the ATC. Classes will begin Monday, October 11. Training tuition is $714.00, which includes reimbursement for medical screenings. Tuition assistance may be available through your local WIN Job Center.