Heavy Equipment Training at Any Level Helps Students Get “Leg Up”

High school teacher, George Wertz, in Deming, New Mexico, is providing inspiration to our executives here at the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services. Wertz oversees the Construction Trades program at Deming High School’s Hofacket Campus and firmly believes that the construction and heavy equipment training he offers to his students will give them… Read more »

Pre and Post Assessments Mandatory for ADEPT Heavy Equipment Training

Are you ADEPT at assessing if the person operating your heavy equipment at this moment is truly qualified? Here at NAHETS, we use the word “adept” because we have created the ADEPT (Adaptable Equipment Proficiency Testing) Operator Assessment and Certification processes that will determine the status of your workers. Once assessed, a targeted and focused… Read more »

Studies Prove that Digital Tools and Proper Planning Will Make Projects Safer, More Profitable

Industry experts believe that the use of digital tools in construction design and planning will increase by at least 50% over the next two years thus significantly improving workplace safety and project profitability. “Proper preparation and planning prevents piss poor performance.” This age-old, attention-grabbing quote straddles the line of good taste, but the meaning behind… Read more »

Former Nevada Governor and George W. Bush Appointee Robert List Serves as NAHETS Advisor

Former Nevada Governor Robert List is one of several top-level executives who serve on the advisory board of NAHETS, the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services. The diverse board features experts with nearly 200 combined years of construction, training, education, and other invaluable management and leadership experience. List served as Nevada governor from 1979-1983… Read more »

Digging In: NAHETS Heavy Equipment Executive Insights

Welcome to the newest addition to the NAHETS blog. As trainers, we have a continual thirst for knowledge and a compulsion to share what we learn. With that in mind, this is the first column in a new series that will highlight industry trends, the latest in training methods, and anything else we find of… Read more »