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 »

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 »

Premiere Heavy Equipment, Construction and Machinery Show Coming to Las Vegas in March 2014

More than 130,000 attendees and 2,400 companies representing the heavy equipment, machinery and construction industries will descend on Las Vegas, Nevada, March 4-8, 2014, for the CONEXPO-CON/AGG show. The show will encompass a record-setting 2.3 million net square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space, but organizers believe that despite the enormity of the event,… Read more »

New Alliance for John Deere Re-affirms Vital Importance of Training and Education

John Deere and Dow AgroSciences recently created an innovative training alliance to maximize profits and improve the overall yield of farming projects. The companies are working together to develop approaches and technology that will deliver in-depth growth and agricultural data to farmers. The product of the alliance can then be shared with other companies to… Read more »