JCJC offering Heavy Equipment Operator Training

ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from JCJC

The Jones County Junior College Workforce Development Team is offering training for those seeking a new career as an entry-level Heavy Equipment Operator.  The class will meet at the JCJC Advanced Technology Center on Monday and Tuesday nights from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. with hands-on training on Saturdays at 8 a.m.  The first class meeting will be held on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 6 p.m. at the ATC.  The Heavy Equipment Operator Training tuition is $714. Tuition assistance may be available through your local WIN Job Center. Veterans should contact Operation Workforce at 601-545-2925 to apply for tuition assistance.

This course will include lecture, simulator training and hands-on training.  Students will learn basic operation of excavators and dozers from the ground up with a strong emphasis on safety.  Learn valuable skills that will open up new career opportunities by calling JCJC to register and for program information at: 601-477-4114 or 601-477-4186 or contact us by email at regina.kitchens@jcjc.edu or shannon.wilks@jcjc.edu.