HEAVY CONSTRUCTION  EQUIPMENT OPERATOR COURSES

Training with O'Brien at our fully operational heavy construction site gives you the most machine time, for the best employment prospects. Our fleet of 17 machines, maintained by an onsite heavy duty mechanic, gives our students the best training and the best value. 

BC's economy is based on natural resources, and much of the action is in Northern BC. The mining, oil and gas, pipelining, and LNG industries all rely on heavy equipment for development and ongoing operations. 

Machines: 

rock truck

excavator

wheel loader

dozer

grader

Contact us today to discuss your HEO training goals. We know heavy industry in the North. We can help you make a plan to train up, and get employed. 

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COURSE OFFERINGS

Individual Construction Machine Certification

This two week course is designed to fit your budget and timeline! This course will provide students with the skills necessary to safely operate one piece of Construction Equipment.  The students skills in operating mechanized machines in a construction environment will be reviewed. Based on the student's proficiency, they will be certified upon review. 

Duration

2 weeks

Seat Time

60 hrs

Machine Certifications

1

Cost

$7500

This four week program is designed for the novice operator, needing more machine hours. The student will gain confidence in operating the machine of choice through machine orientation , preventative maintenance and operation at the Construction site. Based on the students proficiency, they will be certified upon review. 

Duration

4 weeks

Seat time

120 hrs

Machine Certifications

1

Cost

$10500

This five-week course (depending on days per week of training) is designed to certify any student on 3 machines and give an introduction to one more machine. The practical portion of this course consists of machine orientation, preventative maintenance, and operation at our construction site. Based on the student's proficiency, they will be certified upon review on two machines, with introduction and possible certification on a third. 

Duration

5 weeks

Seat Time

140 hrs

Machine Certifications

2

Cost

$14,700

This six week course (depending on days per week of training) is designed to certify any student on 3 machines and give an introduction to one more machine. 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 on 3 machines. 

Duration

6 weeks

Seat time

180 hrs

Machine Certifications

3

Cost

$19500

This program is designed for the novice operator to assist students in learning the skills needed to operate both forestry and construction equipment. By taking this course the student will be a valuable asset to any employer in either industry. 

The student will have the choice of one piece of forestry equipment and the choice of either Excavator or Dozer in construction to be certified in. Based on the student's proficiency, they will be certified upon review. 

Duration

5 weeks

Seat Time

200 hrs

Machine Certifications

2

Cost

$28500

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