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Excavator & Mini Excavator Training

The excavator training program is for workers who are required to operate an Excavator or Mini excavator . Participants will receive training on the procedures for safe operation and maintenance.


● Written quiz
● Practical evaluation


    ● Laminated wallet card
    ● Record of training

Course Content

This course includes a classroom and practical component. Participants will receive training and be evaluated on the following topics:

● Regulations
● Risks and hazards
● Safe operating procedures
● Safety regulations
● Hazard identification
● Pre-operational inspections
● Maintenance procedures
● Proper loading techniques
● Job safety analysis
● Machine stability
● Proper start-up and shut-down protocol
● Steering and control
● Excavating techniques

*Travel fees may apply.

Under the Ontario Construction Regulations (231/91) operators of Excavators must be "competent" in the operation of that equipment.

Questions about the course?

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