HEPCO Training Center of Applied Science and Technology
Heavy Equipment Production Company (HEPCO) aiming to assemble and produce mining and road construction machinery started its activity in 1975 on a land with a surface area of about 100 hectares in Arak. HEPCO plays an active role not only in production, design and manufacturing of agriculture, mining and road construction machinery but also in manufacturing the heavy equipment in various areas such as oil, gas, dam, power station and petro-chemical plant.
HEPCO Training Center of Applied Science and Technology started its activity with various companies and plays an important function in various educational areas. This center was established under the supervision of University of Applied Science and Technology and with the authorization of the higher education council of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology with the objective of acquiring skill, creating job, realizing the slogan “Each Iranian citizen, one skill” ,supplying the required skilled manpower in terms of the technology advancements and creating a scientific attitude towards maintenance and repairs of agriculture, mining, and road construction machinery.
HEPCO Training Center of Applied Science and Technology Activities
Student Research and Training
The available disciplines of the center are as follows:
Diploma degree: Road construction machinery, Welding Inspection, Control, Financial Accounting, Industrial Accounting and Business Management.
Bachelor of Science degree: Road construction Machinery and maintenance Mechanical Engineering, Welding ,Inspection Engineering, Industrial Electronics Engineering, Exact Instrument Control, Accounting, Health, Safety and Environment of Industries (HSE).
This center has held short-term and mid-term theoretical and practical courses in managerial and technical areas benefitting from the expertise teachers and educators. These courses are held in HEPCO or in the customer’s site in terms of the customers’ request. Some of the courses that can be held in this center are as follows:
Machinery management, Power, Hydraulics, Engine, Power transmission, Safety, Welding, general and specialized service and maintenance of machinery.
It is to note that the students after completing these courses will be awarded certificates authorized by the Techno-Vocational Organization, the Iran Standard Organization and the University of Applied Science and Technology.
HEPCO Industrial Group Staffs Training
Another activity of the Center of Applied Science and Technology has been training the HEPCO industrial group staffs in various areas.
Holding Specialized Conferences and Seminars
The other activities of the Center is holding specialized conferences and seminars in various areas of road construction, mining, agriculture and construction. One of these conferences has been the first conference on strategic management and implementation of mining and road construction machineries held in 2016.