Forestry, Construction, Oil & Gas and Equipment Training


O'Brien Training, a heavy equipment operator training school operating since 2005, has long foreseen the need for certified and experienced operators and is now offering advanced Training and Recruitment services in various industries! See how we can help fast track your career today! 

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Our Courses

On-the-Ground TRAINING & Real World Experience Fast Track your Career with Heavy Duty Equipment Operator and Safety Training from O'Brien Training.

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Don't let course costs get in the way of starting your career.  Start exploring your financial options and get one step closer to starting your career.

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From our Students

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My experience was very interesting and awesome. Everything was fun to learn, especially swamping - which is what I'd like to get into. At first some of us were strangers and in time we became a family...

Linda T.
Pipeline Construction Course, 2014

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Our Students Succeed! 

Core Recruitment succesfully placed Pamela with Peace River Hydro Partners as an excavator operator.

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Our Company

O'Brien has over 40 years of training experience in the forestry, mining, transportation and construction industry providing industry specific and customized programs.

Located in Prince George, BC, O'Brien Training is one of Canada's most versatile training facilities. Individual Construction and Forestry Training sites offer trainees programs that mirror "real" working/production environments.

We are committed to delivering courses that will meet or exceed all provincial and industry specific requirements. We enforce on-site safety and ensure that all students are aware of, and comply with, the safety requirements of today's industry. 

We are excited to announce O'Brien Tranining now offers full Recruitment Services through it's acquisition of local Recruiting Agency Core Recruitment. More Info 

O'Brien Training produces qualified equipment operators that are safety conscious and mechanically competent.

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Our Equipment

Our list of heavy duty construction and logging equipment is constantly changing and includes the following:

  • Various sizes of Excavators
  • Champion & Volvo Graders
  • John Deere Rock trucks
  • Cat Dozers
  • Hyundai Wheel Loader
  • Grapple Skidders
  • Feller Bunchers
  • Processors
  • Log Loader
  • Side Boom and more 

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