Track Excavator Training is a Heavy Equipment Entry Level Skills Training course required for anyone who will be operating a track excavator on the worksite. The 4-day Track Excavator Training Course combines classroom experience with hands-on training. In-class, participants learn relevant provincial and federal excavator regulations, inspection techniques, electric and hydraulic systems, and safety tips. In the hands-on portion the instructor demonstrates proper operator procedures, covering topics such as trenching and excavating, steering and positioning, operating various attachments, and more. Trainees must pass a written exam and demonstrate proficiency with the machine in a hands-on practicum.
Learning Objectives & Specific Outcomes:
Track Excavator Training is a Heavy Equipment Entry Level Skills Training course required for anyone who will be operating a track excavator on the worksite. A driver’s licence and 10th grade education is required, and other prerequisites may also include WHMIS training, Ground Disturbance Level Two, and Standard First Aid.
A track excavator is a large ground excavator with a hydraulic system that operates a long arm which can be used for large-scale excavation projects, drilling, demolitions and more. Like all heavy machinery, track excavators can be very dangerous if operated unsafely and operators must learn how to correctly operate excavators and how to spot potential hazards on the job site.
This 4-day course goes over federal and provincial track excavator regulations, safety tips, how to properly excavate and trench land, the pre-trip inspections and workplace awareness.
- Become certified in the safe operation of a track excavator
- Learn to inspect and maintain the equipment
- Learn safe procedures and techniques
- 4 Days
- Drivers License
- 10th Grade Education
- Others may apply (WHMIS, First Aid, Etc.)
- 3 Years