e-Learning for Heavy Equipment Operator Training

Caterpillar E-Learning Operator Training CDs and Caterpillar Online Training are intended for operators and individuals who wish to improve their basic knowledge of machine controls, maintenance, inspection, safety, pre-operating and operating procedures. At the end of each lesson, you will be able to:

  • Identify the personal safety, machine safety, and jobsite safety requirements.
  • Locate and identify the safety warning signals and labels.
  • Locate and describe the safety equipment found on the machine.
  • Know correct machine mounting and dismounting procedures.
  • Identify the factors that make the machine safe to operate.
  • Identify existing or potential problems that might affect safe operation.
  • Identify existing or potential problems while performing safety and maintenance inspections.
  • Identify and locate major machine components.
  • Understand International Organization for Standardization (ISO) symbols.
  • Identify the various machine monitoring system warning levels.
  • List all gauges and operator compartment controls.
  • Understand the operating principles of all machine/implement controls.
  • Starting the engine in various temperature conditions.
  • Moving and stopping the machine.
  • Know correct parking procedure.
  • Using the start-up and shutdown list.

To train your operators, please contact Equipment Training Solutions
For information about the Demonstration & Learning Centers contact your local dealer.


e-Learning CDs

e-Learning CDs

Caterpillar e-Learning CDs are available for purchase by title or bundled by industry.

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Caterpillar Online Training

Caterpillar University

Online courses available on-demand, on your schedule, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Heavy Equipment Operator Training

Heavy Equipment Operator Training

Improve the skills of your operators and maximize your return on investment with instructor-led, e-Learning, and virtual training simulators.

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Demonstration & Learning Centers

Demonstration & Learning Centers

Four globally located state-of-the-art facilities used for training and education on Cat products, services, and applications.

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Jobsite Assessment

Jobsite Assessment

Improve your production and lower your heavy equipment operating costs with a site evaluation.

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