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looking for a good school to get my hydaulics license

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by torero, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. torero

    torero Junior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 2

    hi :waving:, i m looking this days for a good school to get my hydraulics license here in new england , i live in brockton,mass and i hared that 'ats ' is good one so , i m 100% sure that many people over here have more experience in this field . i need some advises.
    thank you so mush.
  2. mberthia

    mberthia Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    The Peterson School
  3. Plowfast9957

    Plowfast9957 Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    I would second the peterson school. I only say that because I worked with a guy who went to the ats school and didn't have a clue. Nothing is as good as field experience but as far as I know the ats school says they show you how to run the equipment but from what I have seen they don't do much. All I did was get the book and study for a few days and took the test. I got 1 question wrong.
  4. snow game

    snow game Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 255

    In RI I don't even know of any schools, we all just take the test, There isn't even a book to study from. If you ask the state they will tell you to go th the Osha website and study that, which obviously is huge. I think the RI Builders offers a class to help prepare you for the test, but no training. The hardest part of the RI test is the soils section and how they are classified (type A, C etc)

    ERCKWD Member
    Messages: 32

    I took classes at The Peterson School and the instructors were fantastic and extremely helpful. This was about 4 years ago so it may have changed, but my experience with them was a good one.
  6. snow7899

    snow7899 Senior Member
    Messages: 234

    I would also recommend the Peterson school. It will make getting your license a breeze.
  7. elmo1537

    elmo1537 Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    So call me crazy but what do you need this type of license for? Is it for mechanics and such?