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  • Tower Crane Operator Certification

    Written and Practical Testing for Tower Crane Operator Certification (CCO) is now available at the Training Site. Check the Continuing Education Section of this site for detailed information.

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic Technician

    Heavy Equipment Mechanic Technicians play a vital role in the timely completion of construction projects by ensuring that all equipment in the fleet is in safe, top working condition. This unique training opportunity combines instruction at our Training Site in…

  • Biodiesel Conversion

    In this course, you’ll learn the properties, advantages, disadvantages, various blends and use of this clean-burning, renewable alternative to conventional diesel fuel. You’ll also learn how equipment can be converted to a dual-fuel system that will allow the use of…

  • Green/Sustainable Construction Series

    These courses are provided by the Western Pennsylvania Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program and are only available to members of IUOE Local 66. These courses are the first of the online interactive courses in the Program’s Green/Sustainable Construction…

  • New Classes

    In response to new OSHA requirements, SIGNALPERSON QUALIFICATION and RIGGERS QUALIFICATION courses are now available. These classes are recommended for anyone that may signal cranes or rig loads. Successful completion of both a Written Test and Practical Test is required. Check…

  • PA Crane Operators License Law

    PA Crane Operator Licenses expire on October 31, 2016.  You can renew your license now by logging onto the PA Crane License website.  The renewal fee is $130.00. The PA CRANE OPERATORS LICENSE LAW is now in effect. This Law requires…

  • New Certification Available

    Overhead Crane Operator Certification Testing (CCO) is now available for Local #66 members. Testing procedures are similar to the Mobile Crane Operator Certification Testing. Both a Written Test and a Practical Test must be passed. Reimbursement of testing fees is…

  • New Course Offering

    SafeLand USA – A basic orientation and awareness course that covers the general safety and health issues in the oil and gas industry such as confined space, fall protection and electrical safety among many others. This orientation has become the…