In order to become a heavy equipment operator in New Brunswick you will need to earn your certification from one of the following: apprenticeship, on the job training, heavy machine operator course, or training from the Internation Union of Operating Engineers.
If this is a new career for you, you will probably want to look for a program with an in-depth training program. However, if you have a construction or mechanics background you will probably want to find a program that specializes in operating the heavy machines. Answering these questions will help you determine the best school and training program for you.
Heavy equipment operator training courses in New Brunswick
Program Level: Non-postsecondary trade/vocational or pre-employment program
Credential Type: Certificate
Enrollment numbers are based on having no more than two students assigned to one piece of equipment at any time. During the entire five week duration, half of the students day is spent in the class, and half is spent on equipment in the pit area. The students will be learning on backhoes, bulldozers, front-end loaders and excavators, all under the watchful eye of our experienced and fully qualified instructors.
Atlantic Transport Training Academy
60 George Street
Apohaqui, New Brunswick E5P 3N7
Canada Telephone: (506) 432-4913
Toll Free: 1-800-563-8782
Another great option would be to receive training from the operators union IUOE or International Union of Operating Engineers. Here you will earn quality training as well as build a network of relationships to support you throughout your career.
IUOE Local 946
P.O. Box 955
St. John, New Brunswick E2L4E3
Heavy equipment operator schools in New Brunswick
Atlantic Transport Training Academy LTD.
3 George Street
Sussex, NB, Canada
Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd.
1925 Hall Ct
Bathurst, NB E2A 4W7, Canada