Heavy Equipment Program

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

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Start Date & Locations

September 27, 2021
Sudbury, Ontario
Graduate with a Certificate of Completion and more!

  • 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 program includes both theory and practical learning through the use of classrooms, simulators, hands-on operation and practical training from industry professionals.  The hands-on training takes place in the equipment 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 Heavy Equipment Operator Program provides students with knowledge of maintenance, walk-around inspections, workplace safety and more on a bulldozer, backhoe, excavator, grader, loader and haul truck.

Subjects Include

  • Heavy Equipment Theory
  • Practical training on Loaders, Dozers, Backhoes, Excavators, Graders and Haul Trucks
  • Introduction to Common Core Surface Miner
  • Construction Regulations
  • Construction Safety Act

Course Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have a minimum OSSD 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.