Frequently Asked Questions
Most of the answers to your questions can be found here. If not, feel free to contact us!
Sims University is currently not in session but you are welcome to apply for future consideration when classes resume.
How do I register for classes?
If you are interested in applying for the next semester of training courses, please apply online. Both of the forms below must be submitted for consideration.
Sims U Application
Sims U Background Check Authorization
Is this considered an apprenticeship?
This is a pre-apprentice training course. Students will be apprentices when they complete the program. By the end of the course, students will be expected to pass the CDL Class A driving test, rigger and signalman certification, and a core competency test of their crane knowledge.
How long does the course take to complete?
The program time span is 16 weeks. Classes are held Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with an hour-long lunch break.
What are the requirements to apply?
Requirements are great attitude, love for working outdoors, ability to learn and desire for a long term career.
How much does it cost?
No cost to the students. This is a paid training course – we compensate the students for their time. Only open to prospective Sims employees.