Introduction to Heavy Equipment Operator Training Certificate

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Course accessible when funding is available


Introduction to Heavy Equipment Operator Training is a 4 week training course with a combination of theoretical and practical learning. This training is perfect for anyone with no background in Heavy Equipment Operation and looking to start a career in heavy construction.


  • Winnipeg
  • Brandon
  • Thompson
  • The Pas
  • Indigenous Communities

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Delivery Method


55 hours – 2 weeks, full-time

Course Duration

Manitoba – 55 hours without Practicum

Entrance Requirements

Willingness to work in a construction company


After the successful completion of the course, graduates will receive certifications from the Manitoba Construction Sector Council (MCSC) and the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA)

Completion Requirements

  • Regular attendance
  • Completion of assignments

Credit Transfer


Registration Instructions

Contact the Manitoba Construction Sector Council via the Program Assistant below.

Heavy Construction Flow Chart

See the following chart to see the program flow for the heavy Construction Employment Preparation Program.

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16 Course Modules

Industry Orientation & Safety Training

  • Heavy construction industry awareness
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hazard Assessment and Control
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Emergency Response
  • Excavation Trenching
  • Flagperson certification with practical application
  • Road Builders Safety Training Systems (RSTS)

In Class Theory on Heavy Equipment

  • Dozer
  • Loader
  • Excavator
  • Grader

Operating Heavy Equipment Simulators

  • Dozer
  • Loader
  • Excavator
  • Grader


Program Assistant

Harleen Kaur

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Harleen assists MCSC project managers in preparing training and presentation materials for program delivery. She supports the financial manager with administration requirements and databases. She is responsible for all office procedures and uses her organizational skills to ensure smooth operation in a busy work environment.

Program Assistant

Introduction to Heavy Equipment Operator Training Certificate


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