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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Most of the answers to your questions can be found here. If not, feel free to contact us!

    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.