7 04, 2021

Nevada DOC Prepares Inmates for Apprenticeships & Reduces Recidivism

April 7th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Since 2017, the Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) has been helping to build the state’s workforce. High Desert State Prison (HDSP) is the largest state prison in Nevada and houses approximately 3,800 inmates. Its vocational program is made up of culinary, automotive, and construction, and is the location for the

30 03, 2021

Simformed March/April 2021

March 30th, 2021|Categories: eNewsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In This Issue Skill Builder Simulator Line. Accepting Bitcoin. Download a free infographic on Blind Spot Awareness. See Collins Career Center’s New Heavy Equipment Program. New Cat® Simulators Skill Builder Line We are constantly looking for ways to help our clients grow their operators and students. Once learners understand all

19 03, 2021

Meet the Simulator at Northeast Iowa Community College

March 19th, 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) is using the popularity of hands-on simulation to recruit students to a career in the construction industry. Roger Solberg, an independent trainer-consultant for NICC and owner of Equipment Operator Training, LLC (EOT), is taking the Construction Equipment Operator Mobile Simulator Trailer across Iowa. Solberg said

11 12, 2020

Local high school receives two excavator simulators for construction academy

December 11th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

PANAMA CITY BEACH — Arnold High School received two excavator simulators for its construction academy Tuesday. A demonstration of the Cat Simulators equipment was held Wednesday to show Bay District School officials, construction company representatives and Arnold High School Principal Britt Smith how the simulators work. The simulators will be good training for students in the academy because

11 12, 2020

EMCC adds new Heavy Civil Construction program

December 11th, 2020|Categories: News, Video|Tags: , , , |

MAYHEW, MISS. (WCBI) – East Mississippi Community College is giving area industries an up-close at its new Heavy Civil Construction program. The school held an open house today at the Communiversity. The new course will give students hands-on training with heavy-duty equipment. Visitors were able to see simulators that will

28 11, 2020

College Brings CATs Into the Curriculum

November 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

A Virginia community college offers a program with a guaranteed job interview, plus a salary opportunity more than double the area’s average.MARTINSVILLE – Patrick Henry Community College in Martinsville received a large package ahead of the holidays. It wasn’t part of a Black Friday deal, but brings with it potential

12 11, 2020

CW Matthews Simulator Apprenticeship Program

November 12th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Community, News, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

C.W. Matthews realized that the best way to have the most safe and efficient heavy equipment operators was to train them in house. But the consistent struggle in training new operators is tying up machines. Because “time is money” it becomes very expensive when machines are not productive. So developing

15 10, 2020

CLTCC adds bulldozer simulator for forestry technology training

October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WINNFIELD, La. (CLTCC) - Thanks to a grant from The Rapides Foundation, Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) students in the Forestry Technology Program can now learn the basics of operating a bulldozer on a state-of-the-art simulator.The bulldozer simulator is the third heavy equipment simulator in the program, joining simulators for

26 05, 2020

Why Simulation Trains Learners Faster than Traditional Methods

May 26th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Why do pilots and physicians train with simulations? Because they can learn better and faster. Pilots were some of the first to use simulators—including the military. Pilots can train in the safety of a virtual environment and never put passengers at risk while learning how to use instruments and