In This Issue

2022 Cat® Simulators Student Showdown Winners | Cat Simulators Dozer Operator Safety Tips Infographic | Catholic Charities Community Services Provides Career Pathways  | February and March Training Sessions

First-Ever Cat® Simulators Student Showdown

Recently schools and colleges whose heavy equipment operator (HEO) programs include Cat® Simulators Advanced Construction Excavator or Advanced Dozer systems received invitations for their students to compete in the first-ever Cat Simulators Student Showdown. In December, students across the country stepped up to the challenge of completing tasks, including scooping up balls, taking down trees, dozing a smiley face, writing “CAT” and more. Learn more about the Cat Simulators Student Showdown and the 2022 champions and winners.

2022 Student Showdown Advanced Dozer Champion

2022 Student Showdown Advanced Construction Excavator Champion

Jordan Troutwine, Miami Valley Career Technology Center
Tim Blais, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville

Dozer Operator Safety Free infographic

Safety is a must on both construction and mining sites which is why heavy equipment operators should be aware of safety measures they should take to prevent accidents. And each piece of equipment comes with its own potential risks. Download this free Dozer Operator Safety infographic to help remind Dozer operators how to keep themselves, other jobsite personnel and their machines safe.

Contact us to find out how you can integrate Cat Simulators systems into your training program.

Catholic Charities Community Services Provides Career Pathways

In response to New Mexico’s initiative to develop integrated education and training programs and the need for skilled labor locally, Catholic Charities Center for Educational Opportunity and Career Pathways purchased a Cat® Simulators system for the future heavy equipment operator (HEO) program they are developing. Individuals wishing to pursue a career as a heavy equipment operator can now enroll in a 16-week HEO program. Learn more about the Center’s HEO program.

Free Training Sessions: Cat® Simulators and SimScholars™ Curriculum

Mark your calendars for our free 1-hour livestream training classes where you can learn about the different aspects of SimScholars™ curriculum and Cat® Simulators systems. Virtual training sessions can include topics from integrating the curriculum into your training program to operator techniques to understanding the records management software in the simulators and more.

Join SimScholars™ curriculum writer, Nick Utech, for this month’s session where he will cover hands-on teaching and hands-on learning, personalizing the experience, ways to extend the learning experience, the safety curriculum, writing tests and more. Attend this month’s virtual Cat Simulators training session, where Simformotion trainer, Tyler Kuehn, will discuss Dozer training with a focus on slot dozing and blade steering.

See more information and detail on each class. RSVP to join any session. Note: We are offering the same session at two different times during the day so you can choose the one that best fits your schedule.

February 21st
Cat® Simulators Dozer Training: Slot Dozing & Blade Steering
Choose either 9:00-10:00am CST or 2:00-3:00pm CST. Sign up today!

February 22nd
SimScholars™ Curriculum Training: Hands-on Teaching & Learning, Personalize the Experience, Safety Curriculum & More
Choose either 9:00-10:00am CST or 2:00-3:00pm CST. Sign up today!

March 21st
Cat® Simulators Training: Simulator Hardware Troubleshooting
Choose either 9:00-10:00am CST or 2:00-3:00pm CST. Sign up today!

March 22nd
SimScholars™ Training: Prepare for the Rigor
Choose either 9:00-10:00am CST or 2:00-3:00pm CST. Sign up today!