Operating Engineers College


Operating Engineers College - Heavy Equipment Program


Heavy Equipment Program

21 Weeks

Our Heavy Equipment Program is accredited by the Department of Education. This program is offered to entry level people (little or no experience), as well as operators who are experienced in the operation of heavy equipment and hoisting equipment; but have had no formal training. Upon completion of this program, a successful participant will have the essential skills, knowledge, and attributes to operate as an apprentice in the construction industry.


Includes Class 3 and Endorsements 8 and 9A


Course Listing
HE 1101 Equipment Operation Safety
HE 1120 Grades & Stakes
HE 1201 Equipment Maintenance
HE 1301 Regulations / Emergency Procedures
HE 1501 Bulldozers
HE 1541 Tandem Trucks
HE 1561 Excavators
HE 1600 Air Brakes
HE 1610 Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)
HE 1620 Powerline Hazards
HE 1630 Transportation of Dangerous Goods
HE 1640 Trenching Safety Awareness
TS 1520 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
TS 1530 Standard First Aid
OL 1600 Traffic Control Person Awareness
AP 1101 Introduction to Apprenticeship
AM 1100 Math Essentials
AM 1170 Heavy Equipment Operator Math Fundamentals
MC 1060 Computer Essentials
SD 1760 Workplace Essentials
CM 2160 Communication Essentials
Contact the college for program start dates.

Provincial Funding Available for those who qualify.


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