Gainful Employment Program Information

Heavy Equipment Operation

Consumer Information on Gainful Employment
       
Program: Heavy Equipment Operation  
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP):  
CIP Description: Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation    
Level of Program: Certificate of Applied Science    
Program Length (months):  
9
Program URL: http://www.cte.umt.edu/industrialtech/heo/    
       
Related Occupations:   SOC Code
Logging Equipment Operators   45-4022.00
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators   47-2071.00
Pile-Driver Operators   47-2072.00
Operating Engineers anf Other Construction Equipment Contractors   47-2073.00
Highway Maintenance Workers   47-4051.00
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators   47-4061.00
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas   47-5021.00
Continuous Mining Machine Operators   47-5041.00
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators   47-5042.00
Mining Machine Operators, All Other   47-5049.00
Extraction Workers, All Other   47-5099.00
Crane and Tower Operators   53-7021.00
Dredge Operators   53-7031.00
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators   53-7032.00
Hoist and Winch Operators   53-7041.00
     
Estimated Cost of Completing the Program Montana Residents Non-Residents
Tuition and Required Fees (attending full time in both fall and spring semesters)
$3,391
$11,077
Cost for Books and Supplies (estimated annual costs)
$950
$950
Annual Room and Board
$7,500
$7,500
     
Number of completers between July 1 , 2009 and June 30, 2010
13
Number of completers with any student loan debt
10
 
Median cumulative debt for:
Federal Student Loan Debt
$6,468
Private Loan Debt
$0
Institutional Financing Plans
$0
 
Normal time in months to complete program 
9
Of the completers, the number completing in the normal time
12
 
Job Placement Rate for program completers
92%
   
Job Placement Rate for program completers Students who completed a Federal Perkins Grant Program-approved Certificate in FY2010-2011
   
What types of jobs? Jobs in or closely-related to the field of study
   
When were they employed? Students who were employed from October to December of the year they graduated
   
How were graduates tracked? Student data is submitted to the US Department of Labor who then matches that information with income records from the Internal Revenue Service
   
What agencies (state or accrediting), if any, is this rate reported to? Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education and accrediting body