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Associated Training Services

John Klabacka - Owner
7190 Elder Lane, Sun Prairie, WI 53590, USA

Associated Training Services

The mission of Associated Training Services (ATS) is to be a leading educational institution offering effective vocational training while maintaining a high standard of quality and integrity.


Associated Training Services offers a variety training programs in heavy equipment, mobile cranes, construction related trucks, rigging, signaling,  and commercial motor vehicles.  ATS offers both standardized programs as well as customer specific specialized training in all of the above trades.   The focus of ATS is to maximize the learning of our customers  to ensure their safety and compliance with industry and governmental standards.


ATS employs a staff of over fifty people at its location in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin where it was established in 1959.    The school has a staff of twenty instructors and a fleet of over fifty pieces of heavy equipment, mobile cranes, and trucks.


ATS has been an Accredited Sponsor through the  National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER), in Gainesville, Florida since 2003.  ATS instructors are certified Craft Instructors  under the standards set by NCCER.   ATS management and ATS employees have helped NCCER develop their training programs by participating in curriculum development projects as Subject Matter Experts (SME).   ATS is also recognized as a participating organization in the curriculum text books  published by NCCER.


ATS offers both beginner level programs and employer specific customized training at its Sun Prairie, Wisconsin location and at remote locations throughout the country in:


  • NCCCO Crane Operator Training, Testing and Certification for small and large hydraulic cranes, lattice boom cranes, and articulated boom cranes
  • NCCCO Rigging and Signalperson Training, Testing and Certification
  • OSHA Compliant Rigging & Signal Person Training, Testing and Qualification
  • NCCER Heavy Equipment Training, Testing and Qualification
  • Class-A CDL Commercial Driver Training, Testing and Licensing


ATS has a well trained and highly dedicated team of instructors who can design, implement and deliver the highest quality of instruction. ATS's instructor experience and ATS's history covers a broad spectrum of subjects including: boom trucks, rough terrain cranes, truck cranes, lattice boom cranes, articulated boom cranes, backhoes, bulldozers, wheel loaders, excavators, scrapers, articulated dump trucks, motor graders, all terrain fork lifts,  rigging, signaling, equipment transporting, and all forms of commercial motor vehicles.