Next Certificate Program Start: 06/03/2024  |  Next Associate Degree Program Start: 07/08/2024

Next Certificate Program Start: 06/06/2022  |  Next Associate Degree Program Start: 07/05/2022

Next Certificate Program Start: 06/03/2024  |  Next Associate Degree Program Start: 07/08/2024


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Our location in San Bernardino, California aims to serve students in southern California interested in learning more about the heavy equipment operations industry. We are proud to offer different programs targeted to help individuals learn the entry-level skills they need to find a job in this field. Our facility attained the status of approved testing site from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO). Today, our California location provides an exemplary educational experience to our students and prepares them for their new career.

The Heavy Equipment Colleges of America has other locations in addition to our San Bernardino, CA location

Programs Offered

Our main goal is always to help our students prepare for a new career in the heavy equipment and crane operations industry. In order to help achieve this goal, we aim to provide you with the knowledge, the skills, and the credentials necessary to find a job. We do this through our programs designed to help you build a solid foundation upon which you can add more advanced skills as your education increases. These programs include:

When you have finished your training education at our facility, you can apply for a variety of jobs. This includes jobs in:

  • Commonly-used Cranes and Heavy Equipment
  • Safety Operations
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Site Management and Preparation
  • Trenching
  • Residential and Commercial Construction
  • Road Construction
  • Underground and Utilities
  • Excavation
  • Oil/gas
  • Waste/recycling
  • Mining


Interested in learning more about our programs? Schedule a visit to our location and see for yourself the kind of learning experiences that we have carefully crafted to help our students succeed. You can use the map below to help plan out the most efficient route from your home. For even more information or for clarification about how to find our San Bernardino location, contact us today! Our admissions team is always happy to help answer your questions and provide guidance wherever possible.

Contact Information:
Heavy Equipment Colleges of America – California
1955 West 9th St
San Bernardino, CA 92411
(888) 314-8954

Approval by BPPE

This institution is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. You can learn more about BPPE at their website:

BPPE Annual Report for 2018

BPPE Annual Report for 2019

BPPE Annual Report for 2020

Catalog and Enrollment Agreement


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