Heavy Equipment Training Courses and Workshops

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Heavy Equipment Operator (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Nova Scotia Community College Strait Area Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Port Hawkesbury, Canada
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This is an entry-level program for individuals who want to learn how to safely operate heavy equipment in a variety of industrial settings. The program enables you to enter the workforce with all the safety training required in this field. The theory component is designed to deliver a comprehensive understanding of equipment maintenance, heavy equipment system operations, and proper site management emphasizing the importance of quality and safety in these areas. The practical component is focused on operating techniques and practices and is conducted in an actual construction site atmosphere. The practical component includes the operation of a minimum of 4 pieces of equipment including: excavators, backhoes, front-end loaders and bulldozers. The program concludes with a 4-week (160 hour) work term where you complete your training in an industry workplace.

Heavy Duty Equipment /Truck & Transport Repair (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Nova Scotia Community College Pictou Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Stellarton, Canada
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This program provides you with the skills and knowledge to diagnose and repair faults in mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic/electrical systems used in a diverse range of Heavy Duty Equipment and Truck and Transport vehicles. The equipment and vehicles you learn to repair and maintain range from heavy duty off road equipment to transport trucks and from farm equipment to marine engines. Workplace safety is an important aspect of your training. You learn how to maintain a safe shop environment and become aware of how to safely handle hazardous products.

Heavy Duty Equipment /Truck & Transport Repair (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Nova Scotia Community College Kingstec Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Kentville, Canada
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This program provides you with the skills and knowledge to diagnose and repair faults in mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic/electrical systems used in a diverse range of Heavy Duty Equipment and Truck and Transport vehicles. The equipment and vehicles you learn to repair and maintain range from heavy duty off road equipment to transport trucks and from farm equipment to marine engines. Workplace safety is an important aspect of your training. You learn how to maintain a safe shop environment and become aware of how to safely handle hazardous products.

Heavy Equipment Operation

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: New Brunswick Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miramichi, Canada
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This training program is designed to develop certified Heavy Equipment Operators with the knowledge and skills necessary in the activity and production work associated with earth, gravel and rock movement in a competitive environment.

Topics include:


Regulations and legal responsibilities of equipment operators,
Aspects of heavy equipment operation on a construction site,
Soil, gravel and rock movement,
Maintenance and repair of equipment,
Operation of a front-end loader, excavator, backhoe and bulldozer,
Equipment interaction with the others on a work site,
Cooperative team approach using modern heavy equipment.

Heavy Equipment Operator (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Aurora College Thebacha Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Smith, Canada
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The Heavy Equipment Operator Program is a five month program designed to train students to operate Heavy Equipment, namely, swing rig backhoes, crawler tractors, rubber tired loaders, trucks and motor graders. Students will be trained on two pieces of equipment and be certified to have the knowledge and skills for employment at a basic entry level. Employers would be required to provide adequate supervision and direction to assist the graduate in attaining the additional knowledge and experience necessary in achieving Journeyman status.

Program Objectives
1.To train students as Heavy Equipment Operators capable of operating the equipment at a basic entry level for employment.
2.To operate competently and safely the equipment the student elects to study.
3.To understand and perform required safety checks and maintenance on the equipment.
4.To perform basic construction procedures associated with the equipment.
5.To understand the workings of the vehicle&,#146,s systems.
6.To understand and demonstrate the required employment criteria.

Heavy Equipment Service Technician

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: New Brunswick Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Miramichi, Canada
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If you would like the ability to work anywhere and use your mechanical aptitude, the Heavy Equipment Service Technician program is for you. You learn to diagnose, repair, adjust, overhaul, maintain, operate and test mobile, heavy duty off-road equipment. As a Heavy Equipment Technician, you will possess a full range of knowledge, ability and skill that is transferrable across a number of industries. Mechanical and mathematical aptitude, an ability to communicate effectively, the ability to work with little or no supervision, function as a team player and to plan and work sequentially, are characteristics that may describe you.

What You Will Learn

Workplace Safety
Diesel Engines
Hydraulic Systems
Blades, Buckets and Undercarriages
Brake Systems
Electrical Systems
Vehicle Service
Welding and Cutting
Shop Practice
Workplace Essential Skills

Heavy Equipment Operator (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: College of the North Atlantic
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bonavista, Carbonear, Clarenville, Gander, Labrador City, St. Anthony, St. Johns, Stephenville, Canada
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This program provides training in the safe and effective operation of Heavy Duty Earth Moving Equipment. Some of the duties include:

Explore the operation of heavy equipment
Perform preventative maintenance
Develop skills necessary to become proficient in the use of the following heavy equipment
EQUIPMENT CATEGORIES

Tractor/Bulldozer
Front End Loader
Grader
Dump Truck (Off-Highway and Tandem)
Tractor/Loader/Backhoe
Excavator


OUTCOMES
Demonstrate knowledge of machine capabilities and industry expectations.
Develop servicing procedures and techniques to maximize the life span of construction equipment.
Demonstrate skills in basic machine maneuvering, control and operation in work simulated projects.
Demonstrate knowledge of standards for road construction as well as other municipal projects.
Demonstrate safe work practices and personal protection.

Heavy Equipment Simulator

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: College of the North Atlantic
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bonavista, Carbonear, Clarenville, Gander, Labrador City, St. Anthony, St. Johns, Stephenville, Canada
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This course will provide the learner with training on the Komatsu Haul Truck 830-E simulator, in preparation for operation of heavy haul truck in a mining environment. Learners will perform simulator orientation, drive in various weather conditions, perform specific loading and unload requirements, and be presented with various challenges throughout the simulation that will enhance their operation skills.

Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Workshop (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Red River College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Winnipeg, Canada
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This is an entry-level program that develops the basic knowledge and skills you need to perform routine maintenance and repairs to vehicle systems and components. The program is designed to prepare you to adjust, service, and repair a variety of heavy mobile equipment, usually diesel powered, used in construction, agriculture, or highway transportation. The work will involve basic servicing to engines and related equipment, and performing repairs. This will include transmission servicing, hydraulic/air brakes, and basic electrical in heavy duty application.

Emphasis during training will be on practical projects. Most of your training will take place at the College in the diesel mechanics workshop, a work environment designed to provide the practical experience you will need to find a job. You will spend approximately 60 percent of your training hours doing practical work on engines, standard transmissions, automatic transmissions, basic electric, basic brake systems, and servicing of equipment.

John Deere TECH (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Assiniboine Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Brandon, Dauphin, Canada
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ACC’s four-year John Deere TECH program is one of a kind in Manitoba and includes all four levels of the Agricultural Equipment Apprenticeship training, with specific John Deere courses added to each level. You’ll get a balance of technical theory and practical work in the lab and through internships. Students must be sponsored by a John Deere dealership, but if you don’t have one we can help you find one.
This unique program is located at the Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology at ACC&,#146,s North Hill Campus. Completed in 2010, this 130,000 square foot facility features innovative machine shops, laboratories, computer labs and classrooms.

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Assiniboine Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Brandon, Dauphin, Canada
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Skilled technicians are in demand to service the booming activity in the heavy equipment industry. ACC’s 20-month Heavy Duty Equipment Technician diploma program provides training in the highly technical heavy equipment service field. If you’re eager to learn and accept complex challenges, this program is for you.

Heavy Duty Mechanics

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University College of the North
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): The Pas, Thompson, Canada
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This program is designed to give students broad-based training in the heavy duty mechanic field. The training provided emphasizes sound theoretical training to meet the challenges presented by the increasingly more complex designs found in today&,#146,s on- and off-road trucks, as well as construction and forestry equipment. Fundamental skills of the trade are reinforced through exposure to practical applications. Other areas of program emphasis include related computer applications and business management skills.
Each course within the program will have curriculum related to occupational safety and health, and both theory and practical components of the program will emphasize knowledge and practices for a safe workplace.
The program is designed to develop the students&,#146, work attitudes and standard of craftsmanship, problem-solving skills, and personal pride in order to prepare them for employment in the heavy equipment field.

Heavy Equipment Electronics and Multiplexing

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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This course is designed specifically for Journeymen Heavy Equipment Technicians who need introduction to or review of HE electronic and multiplexing systems. Course content includes overview of computer-controlled systems and components, diagnostic and service procedures associated with multiplex circuitry. Students will test sensors, retrieve and interpret fault codes, and use computerized equipment to test and diagnose the electronic control system. Completion of HETN175 is strongly recommended.

Heavy Equipment Starting and Charging

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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This course is designed specifically for Journeymen Heavy Equipment Technicians who need introduction to or review of HE starting and charging electrical systems. Content covers system diagnostics, 12 and 24 volt charging systems, operation of alternators, and charging system indicator circuits. Students will diagnose issues and service 12 and 24 volt starting and charging systems. Completion of HETN170 is strongly recommended.

Heavy Equipment DC Electrical

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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This course is designed specifically for Journeymen Heavy Equipment Technicians who need introduction or review of HE electrical systems. Course content includes electrical theory of current, circuits and common over-current devices and controls. Students will use multi-meters to test electrical components and diagnose electrical issues.

Heavy Equipment Mobile Air Conditioning

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technicians can use this course to update their skills with the service and repair of mobile heavy equipment air conditioning systems. The course is also designed to introduce entry-level employees to the heavy equipment mobile air conditioning industry.

The course consists of air conditioning system theory, operation, servicing and maintenance procedures in a hands-on environment. HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) control systems are also addressed. Shop practice will include environmentally safe and approved refrigerant handling procedures.

Heavy Equipment Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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This program will train you to maintain, repair and overhaul heavy vehicles and industrial equipment, both towed and self-propelled. The heavy equipment industry is very diverse, and typically apprentices specialize in a certain field of repair.

There are 4 streams to this apprenticeship program, each with at least 1 common period, leading to 1 or more journeyperson certifications.

Industrial Heavy Equipment Technology (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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Activity in the areas of mining, logging, trucking, agriculture, transportation, gas processing, oilfield servicing and construction has resulted in a demand for heavy equipment service personnel with an advanced level of technical training to tackle the challenge of advancing technology. The heavy equipment service industry encompasses all on-highway and off-highway mobile equipment as well as engine-powered stationary equipment.

This program is designed for the individual who wants to enter the heavy equipment repair field as a technologist. The objective of this program is to prepare graduates to assume productive roles in industry and, with the addition of work experience, to excel in the areas of troubleshooting, system analysis, training, leadership or sales in the heavy equipment field.

Crane & Hoisting Equipment Operator - Boom Truck (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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Apprentices will learn the basic skills needed to be successful in the trade through theory instruction and hands-on practice. Theory and practical classes concentrate on operating safety practices related to boom trucks, including

load chart reading
operating procedures
theory
safe rigging practices
practical exercises

Advanced theory includes

chart reading
new technology
lift planning
advanced rigging and calculations
multi-crane lifts

Mobile Crane (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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This program will train you to service and operate the hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery, materials and other large objects. Mobile crane operators service and operate booms that are mounted on crawlers or wheeled frames, as well as travelling, fixed or climbing-type hoisting equipment with a vertical mast or tower and a jib.

Mobile crane operators may also drive the crane to the job site, rig the machine up and set up the machine for the lift using blocking and leveling materials.

The mobile crane operator program offered at NAIT refers to cranes with a lifting capacity of 15 tons and over.

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