Heavy Equipment Training

The NM-LTAP Center understands that each New Mexico community is different, and so are your needs. You can request a training from the list below and we can send a professional trainer to your location. NM-LTAP courses are low cost and are designed to fit your needs.

  • Heavy Equipment Operator Instruction
    • Backhoe 
    • Wheel Loaders
    • Scraper 
    • Excavator
    • Bulldozer
    • Road Grader
    • Articulated Haul Trucks
    • Skid Steers
    • All-Terrain Forklifts
  • In addition to equipment training, participants will also be taught
    • Grade Reading
    • Laser Level
    • Soils
    • Safety
    • Site Layout
    • Heavy Equipment Maintenance

Before you request a course, make sure your agency is eligible to host here.  


Do you want to host a training in 2022? 

If you are interested in hosting a NM-LTAP Heavy Equipment training, please fill out these 2 forms: training/heop-information-sheet.pdf and request  form. A staff member will be in touch to gather information and determine potential training dates. 


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to attend a training ?

All NM-LTAP courses are now $25.00, due at the time of registration.

I registered but cannot attend, what do I do?

If you are unable to attend a course, you must inform NM-LTAP at least a week prior to the training date. At that time, you will be reimbursed for you registration fee. If you do not cancel by the deadline, and do not attend the course, you will be charged the full $ 850.00 course fee. Attendance is required for all days of the training. 

How many people can attend a training?

Trainings are limited to 10 people, on a first come basis.