Frequently Asked Questions
A. At Associated Training Services you must be at least 18 years of age or older. Our age limit is endless as long as you are able to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical. For more details regarding enrollment qualifications, please contact us at (800) 383-7364.
A. Tuition is different between each program. For details on tuition and financial assistance to help with your tuition, please contact one of our admissions representatives at (800) 383-7364.
A. To apply for training at Associated Training Services, fill out a free application online or we can do an application over the phone; there is no obligation or enrollment fee to apply with Associated Training Services. It's fast and easy to fill out an application and you will receive an answer within 48 hours. Click here to apply or call us at (800) 383-7364.
A. Wages will vary between companies and locations. The Associated Training Services career services department reports an average of $15.00 an hour for entry level employment. Career Services through Associated Training Services is at 80% and remains strong. Potential wages for an experienced heavy equipment operator averages $25.00 to $30.00 an hour. Careers in the heavy equipment industry are in high demand, and the opportunities are endless. Please check out the Labor Market stats for more information regarding industry wages.
A. No, you do not need a high school diploma or a GED to attend our heavy equipment operator training programs.