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Certificate of Heavy Equipment Operations - Horizontal Directional Drilling

Get Trained and Certified in as Little as Two Weeks.


  Locations –  Oklahoma

  Program Length – 2 Weeks

AdvantagesCareer OutlookTraining LocationFinancial Aid

Advantages of Training at HEC

Practical Experience
HEC is a Ditch Witch-authorized provider of HDD training classes. That means students benefit from instructor-led training courses that teach the basic principles of directional control.

As a student, you’ll learn how to:

  • Communicate effectively with a team
  • Follow safety best practices
  • Implement traffic control and other preventative measures
  • Perform equipment inspection procedures
  • Perform proper PPE inspections
  • Conduct proper job planning and job site preparation, including any underground locates and requirements for the directional boring plan
  • Prepare emergency response plans

Accelerated Program
You can complete the program and earn your HDD certification in as little as two weeks. Enroll today to give your career the kickstart it needs.

Career Services
Our career services team is committed to helping HDD students with resume building, mock interviews, and industry networking. They even provide job placement.

Career Outlook

Directional drill operator positions are in high demand and are projected to grow year over year. Upon getting Ditch Witch certified, you can apply for jobs across the country and access opportunities for career advancement within the industry.

Horizontal Directional Drilling Certification Program

Training Location

Our HDD training program is offered in Oklahoma.

6101 W. Reno Avenue, Suite 1000
Oklahoma City, OK 73127
(888) 616-5447

Financial Aid

Financial restraints shouldn’t prevent you from getting the education and training you need to start your career as a directional drill operator. That’s why we offer flexible financial aid options—like affordable loans and state and federal grants. We also accept certified checks, money orders, and most major credit cards to simplify the payment process.

Call today to learn more about our financing options and to see if you qualify.


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