Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College invites the community to come try out our newly installed Heavy Equipment Simulators! On May 18 and 19, 2023, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm both days, the College will host demonstrations by Tenstar Simulations, and provide hands-on opportunities to use the simulators at our Coos Campus (1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay) in Sunset Hall.

Beginning fall term 2023, Southwestern will be offering cutting-edge Heavy Equipment Simulation training for both high school juniors and seniors, and adults seeking an advantage when applying for a job that may include operating equipment such as forklifts, loaders, bulldozers, graders, cranes, and more. The jobs are out there. Get the training you need! This will be a state registered pre-apprenticeship program to train heavy equipment operators. Classes will be held at both the Coos and Curry campuses.

For more information call or email Darryl Dragon the Apprenticeship Coordinator at 541-888-1545 or darryl.dragon@socc.edu.



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