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AED Foundation reaccredits two heavy equipment majors

Two associate degree majors within the heavy construction equipment technology program at Pennsylvania College of Technology have been reaccredited by The AED Foundation.

Accredited for five more years are heavy construction equipment technology: Caterpillar equipment emphasis and heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis, two-year majors offered at Penn College’s Schneebeli Earth Science Center south of main campus.

The foundation addresses education and workforce development initiatives of Associated Equipment Distributors, a century-old international trade association representing companies involved in the distribution, rental and support of equipment used in construction, mining, energy, forestry, power generation, agriculture and industrial applications.

Reaccreditation signifies to equipment industry stakeholders that Penn College met the AED Foundation’s rigorous national construction equipment technical standards. It further signifies to current and prospective students that Penn College’s programs provide the best in diesel equipment technical education as defined by the industry it serves.

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