Our 12 week program covers Basic Heavy Equipment Safety Training and Basic to Advanced Operational Techniques. Class & field time is scheduled in 7 hour shifts between the hours of 7:00am and 8:00pm, five days a week, with weekends off.
Students average approximately 2 hours per day of class time and approximately 4 hours per day of worksite training which includes safety meetings, start up/shut down procedures and greasing.
12 WEEK GOVERNMENT LICENSED HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRAINING
Block 1 (Weeks 1 – 4) includes:
Basics of effective operation of heavy machinery are covered through classroom theory and equipment field time, introduction and orientation of various Heavy Equipment Machinery, Safety Certifications, Basic Maintenance, Basic mechanical, in-depth Machinery Safety and assessment of student skill levels.
The most common and typically required Alberta employer Safety Certifications are incorporated in the first block of the 12 week program, such as H2S Alive (Enform), Standard First Aid/CPR/AED, Ground Disturbance II (Global) and CSTS.
Block 2 (Weeks 5 – 8) includes:
Introduction and practice of Advanced Techniques of the real-life exercises designed for application in the Road-Building, Construction, Oil & Gas and Mining industries. Training modules offered on Operating Techniques with Wheel Loader, Rock Truck and multiple sizes of Crawler Excavator and Crawler Dozer utilizing class room theory and field time.
Employability Skills Training is included in the 12 week program. This training includes Resumé and Cover Letter writing, Transferable Skills Analysis, Communication in the Workplace, Heavy Equipment Operator Skills Review andHow to Market, Applying for Jobs, What Employers Want and Interview Skills.
Block 3 (Weeks 9 – 12) includes:
Review of Block 1 and detailed review of Advanced Techniques learned in Block 2 focusing on mastering industry specific tasks such as sloping, cutting grade, rigging, slinging plus many more
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