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Heavy Construction Equipment Operation

Ontario College Certificate
Program Code:
Trades & Apprenticeship
Accelerated Delivery:
Academic Year:
2017 / 2018

About the Program

The objective of the Heavy Construction Equipment Operation program is to provide the student with a combination of training in core compact equipment operator skills, heavy equipment operator skills, and heavy construction techniques, as well as trade-related skills such as mathematics, computer applications, communications, and surveying. Graduates of the program will have demonstrated the ability to operate several types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner, perform pre-op inspections and preventative maintenance, install attachments, load and unload equipment, and read and interpret legislation, site plans, and manufacturer manuals. In addition, graduates will have developed safe working practices in the use of machinery, tools, and equipment and will be able to apply basic communication, documentation, information technology, and computer skills to support a heavy construction and/or paving environment. Graduates will be well-prepared for success as they enter employment into the heavy construction and paving industries as equipment operators.
Program Status
Start DateCampusStatus
AUG,  2017 Guelph Wait List
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