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Heavy Civil Construction Program

Qualified workers in this field are in demand. This hands-on course is taught by instructors with heavy civil construction experience and specialized education.

  • Participants will complete approximately 300 clock hours.
  • Heavy Civil Construction training is a 10-week course (*tentative.)
  • The course is taught on the Goodman campus of Holmes Community College.

Program curriculum will include, but is not limited to:

Heavy Highway Construction Equipment
Heavy Highway Construction Safety
Work‐Zone Safety
Site Work
Excavation Math
Interpreting Civil Drawings
Rigging Practices
Basic Principles of Cranes, including safety and communications
Project management
Money management
Class B license

After successful completion of the training each trainee will obtain the following certifications:

  • Class B license
  • ATSSA Flagger
  • OSHA-10
  • OSHA-30
  • OSHA Fall Protection
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/ Automated External Defibrillator
  • Dig Safe Certification

Interested in the program? 

Heavy Civil Construction Training Program Form

Mailing Address(Required)
Are you 18 or older?(Required)
What is your current CDL status?(Required)

Holmes Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or genetic information in its educational programs and activities, employment practices, or admission processes. The following administrators have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies of Holmes Community College:

Title IX Coordinator: Vice President for Compliance and Institutional Research, Henry B. McClellan Administration Building, Post Office Box 369, Goodman, MS 39079, Phone: 662-472-9429,

All program applicants must:

  • Pass a drug test.
  • Pass a DOT physical.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.

*Additional requirements may be given upon enrollment in the Heavy Civil Construction training.

Potential positions within the field, depending upon specific company functions:

  • Laborer
  • Skilled Laborer/Carpenter
  • Equipment Operator
  • Finish Operator
  • Leadman

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