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Heavy Equipment Operator – Buffalo Narrows

The HEO program prepares students for professional construction work as Heavy Equipment Operators. This program is a 240-hour program that includes in-class instruction and practical instruction. The program is designed to offer the majority of learning hours in practical instruction.

Program Details:

In-class instruction will cover such aspects as:

  • Trade Practices
  •  Industry Standards
  •  Equipment Components
  •  OH&S Regulations
  • Safety Tickets
  • Essentials Skills

In addition to machine operation, practical instruction will cover such aspects as:

  • Pre-Operational Checks
  •  Equipment Servicing
  • Construction Techniques
  • Observation & Communication

Students gain much-needed hands-on experience in operating heavy equipment to be able to enter the industry with confidence. Students are exposed to and get experience on the following equipment; excavator, dozer, grader, and articulated truck.


Application Details:

  • All applications can be submitted online.
  • If you would like to speak with a representative to discuss this course and your application, please call our toll-free number at 1(877) 488-6888
  • For a PDF version of this program advertisement, click
Note: All program start dates and delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that DTI programs and services follow the direction, advice, and guidance of the federal and provincial governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer during this period of uncertainty results from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Please check the program information for details on how to apply

Gabriel Dumont Institue

GDI is a Saskatchewan-based educational, employment and cultural institute serving Métis across the province

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