The success of your business depends on the ability of your operators. Good operators move the maximum amount of material in the minimum amount of time. They operate machines safely, and they know how to cut down on unnecessary wear and tear.
With Certified Operator Training from Empire, you can elevate your operators to higher levels of proficiency and get the full potential out of your investment.
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No matter your operator skill level, Empire has a class for you. We offer a full calendar of scheduled classes at our Eloy location or let us come to you and customize your own class.
This entry-level course is excellent for beginning operators or those who need instruction on a machine they aren’t familiar with. Topics include safety, machine inspection, cab and control locations and operation, and fundamental technique training.
Our Level II course is designed for operators who possess field experience, but are only familiar with one type of machine. This course is designed to improve operating and application efficiencies. Topics include safety, machine inspection, operational fundamentals, skills evaluation and field operation demonstration.
Level III is the Cat Professional Operator Certification program, for experienced operators who have completed Level II training. The program evaluates operating and application efficiencies on a machine family as measured against Caterpillar competency standards.
For all operator levels on a new machine technology. Technology training focuses on using built-in or add-on machine technology systems. Operators learn how to work faster and smarter on a variety of machine types with technology features including grade control, payload management and compaction technology.
Payload Quality | Cycle Times | Bucket Fill Factors | Machine Condition
Our Training Center
Training takes place at our dedicated training center in Eloy, Arizona. The 150-acre property features air-conditioned classrooms, demonstration areas, and access to over 1,500 new and used machines.
The center is led by the Empire Certified Operator Training team of experts. Each member is a Caterpillar Certified Dealer Instructor (CDI) and together have over 120 years of collective experience in all facets of machine operation. Our team offers courses in both English and Spanish and can also come to your jobsite!