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Combination Equipment Course
Heavy Equipment Operator Course

Combination Equipment Course - 6 weeks - $14,000

Course Description

Learn the safe and effective operation of various sizes of Excavators, the Articulated Rock Truck, & the Loader.

Throughout the 6 weeks of training, students will receive 145 hours of training with machines as well as 90 hours of classroom theory and safety ticket training. As students progress through the course, the tasks required on the machines become more involved and challenging to ensure that they have the required skills to operate the machine in a real work situation.


Course Time Breakdown

Excavator Training: 95 Hours
Articulated Rock Truck Training: 25 Hours
Loader Training: 25 Hours
Classroom Instructional Theory: 90 Hours

Included Safety Tickets

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
Ground Disturbance Level 2
Petroleum Safety Training / Construction Safety Training System (PST/CSTS)
First Aid Level 1

Excavator Tasks

Topics / Tasks Covered

Excavator

  • Orientation*
  • Straight Trench / Backfill
  • Site Level
  • Triple Trench
  • Bench Trench
  • 1:1 Slope Trench
  • Straight Trench / Shading
  • Level Trench
  • Flat Road Build
  • Side Hill Road Build
  • Side Hill Road De-activation
  • Pipeline ROW Trench
  • Bell Hole #1
  • Basement
  • Laser Basement
  • V-Bucket Trench
  • Load Truck #1
  • Deep Underground
  • Grade Beam Trench
Articulated Rock Truck Tasks

Topics / Tasks Covered

Articulated Rock Truck

  • Orientation*
  • Tail Load
  • Side Load
  • Free Dumping
  • Dump to Loader
Loader Tasks

Topics / Tasks Covered

Loader

  • Orientation*
  • Backfilling & Levelling
  • Fork Day #1
  • Loading Trucks #1
  • Loading Ramp

Our Field Instructors, Classroom Instructors and office staff are familiar with persons of all backgrounds calling from all over Canada, the USA and even the world. Our grads have overcome physical disabilities, learning challenges, and great distances to embark on rewarding new careers. Call us today and let us help you on your way!

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