Combination Construction Equipment Operator


5 weeks

This 5 week program is designed for the novice operator. The classroom portion of this course consists of safety awareness, regulatory training and compliance training. The practical portion of this course consists of machine orientation, preventative maintenance, and operation at our fully operational construction site. Based on the student's proficiency, they will be certified upon review. 

Machine Options:

  • Excavator
  • Rubber Tire Backhoe
  • Dozer
  • Wheel Loader
  • Road Grader
  • Rock Truck 

(select 3 machines) - You will be certified on 2 machines and be introduced to a third with possible certification 


Compliance Course Training

40 hours of classroom or online training (choose 4 courses): 
  • First Aid Level 1 
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) 
  • H2S Alive
  • S100 Fire Suppression OR Ground Distsrubance 
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) 

Practical Machine Maintenance and Operation Training: 

140 hours of on site training: 

  • Machine Orientation & Preventative Maintenance 
  • Advanced Machine Operations  

180 Hours Total


Cost: $14,700


**All students of O’Brien Training will be registered into our recruitment database through Core Recruitment.  Each course includes in house consultation with one of our Recruiters at Core Recruitment where students will be assisted with career development services to increase the probability of successful employment. This service is continuous upon completion of all courses and included in program costs.