Heavy Equipment Operator Fleming College

About this Program

Level: Certificate of Heavy Equipment Operator

Discpline: Construction Engineering

Length: 1 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition Fee: $18,681.00

Frost Campus Campus

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Program Description

Prepare for an exciting, demanding career as a heavy equipment operator. Our reputation in this field and the hands-on experience you will obtain will help you to stand out from the crowd. In this 12-week program you will learn about the operation and preventative maintenance of heavy construction equipment. The Heavy Equipment Operator program is all about hands-on learning. You'll develop the skills you need using bulldozers, rubber-tired loaders, tractor loader backhoes, hydraulic excavators, rock trucks, skid steers and various other construction site equipment. What you will learn in the classroom will focus on the essentials to help you master your operating skills. Courses include personal, work site and equipment safety, earthmoving technology, equipment maintenance, and heavy equipment operating techniques.

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Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.