Heavy Equipment Operator

Heavy Equipment Operator program at VIU

Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate Program

Includes the following 4 programs:

  • (RBHC 101T) Road Builder & Heavy Construction Foundation (4 weeks)
  • (RBHC 201T) Heavy Equipment Operator Technician (5 weeks)
  • Machine Operator Training (1 to 8 weeks, machine dependent, select one or more course codes from the Specialized Machine Operator Training below)
  • Work Experience (4 weeks)

Specialized Machine Operator Training

Individual machine training is available, select one or more course codes from the Specialized Machine Operator Training below (1 to 8 weeks depending on machine):

Specialized Industry Training

(available upon request)

Did you know?

The BC Employer training grant can provide funding for employers to train/retrain their employees.  This program is designed to assist employers in providing skills training to new or current employees that will develop skills and certification, upgrade skills needed due to automation and enhance productivity. Check it out here 

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  • Taking the HEO training was really rewarding for me. I liked the fact that everything about the course was hands-on. I've always learned better when I get to do something for myself. The...
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