IHE continues to research and develop programs to meet and exceed Industry requirements
Instructors offer 100+ years combined industry experience
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Interior Heavy Equipment Operator School (IHE School) offers hands-on equipment training for excavation and construction equipment operators looking to get employed in the forestry, mining, civil, road building, and oil and gas sectors. Since 2005, we have strived to provide practical hands-on equipment training.
Operate your own machine your very first day…
Whether you’re an experienced operator looking to refine your skills, or if you’re brand new to the field your timing is perfect. The construction, forestry, civil, mining, oil and gas industries are experiencing a heavy demand for equipment operators. Get a job and keep it! The sky is limited only by your own choices and willingness. We average an 80-90% job placement rate among our students! In fact, our open door policy encourages IHE Grads to return to share good news, leads, and tips with our current students-in-training.
Pick a course. Choose a campus. Change your future.
Choose from one of these exciting individual courses, or course combinations: Rubbertire Backhoe, Grader, Loader, Dozer, Articulated Rock Truck, Excavator, Combination, Full or HEO. Apply today!
Courses start every Monday. Year round!
Monday to Friday students enjoy daily five hours machine time (includes pre start-up and post operating shut-down procedures plus greasing), and two hours theory. Start simple and work up.
Training tasks include: utility trenching, basement excavations, loading trucks, rock wall building, trimming slopes, reading grades, clean-up, fine grading, pipe and laser level functions, and road building techniques.
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
- IHE training sites are spread over 50 acres. More than 60 machines available to use. Students never share equipment.
- Safe & efficient operating methods are practised daily, including Instructor analysis and monitoring of task progression
- Basic preventative machine maintenance is covered
- Oil analysis, site preparation, grade checking and volume calculations are taught
At IHE, we believe you learn best by doing the theory and not just learning it in a classroom! We proudly operate some of the largest training sites in Canada. Get the real world machine training you need to be ready to work confidently in an exciting career as an entry level Heavy Equipment Operator!
Questions? Call us toll free. Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST at 1-866-399-3853. Our trained Student Administrators are here to assist you!