Four Piece Heavy Equipment Program

Max Class Size:
Class size may vary due to COVID-19 restrictions.
320 Hours over 8 Weeks

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Start Date & Locations

November 1, 2021
Sudbury, ON
Graduate with a Certificate of Completion and more!

  • 4-Piece Heavy Equipment Certificate of Completion
  • Real-Life Practical Applications
  • Surface Miner Common Core Modules necessary to access pits and quarries
  • Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

Program Description


This 8-week heavy equipment program includes both classroom and practical training. The hands-on training takes place in the equipment while under the instruction of a qualified trainer. Students will also engage in various classroom activities to help prepare for a career as a Heavy Equipment Operator.

Northern Construction Academy’s Four Piece Heavy Equipment Program provides students with knowledge of maintenance, walk-around inspections, workplace safety and more. Students will experience training on 4 different pieces of equipment – excavators, dozers, loaders and graders.

Subjects Include

  • Introduction to Common Core Surface Miner
  • Ministry of Labour – 4-Step for Workers
  • Buried Utilities
  • Loader, Bulldozer, Excavator and Grader Operation
    • Safety
    • Walk Around
    • Inside Cab
    • Fluids and Maintenance

Course Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have a minimum Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

How to apply?

Apply online or in-person at 1 Ceasar Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5P3

*Due to COVID-19 we are not accepting walk-ins at this time.

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Northern Construction Academy

1 Ceasar Road
Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 5P3
Registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.