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Heavy Equipment Operator 6 months (part-time)
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Heavy Equipment Operator Fundamentals

Available at: Woodford Lodge
8:00am - 11:00am|11:00am - 2:00pm|2:00pm - 5:00pm|5:00pm - 8:00pm
Course Code HEO

This course offers the students practical and theoretical training in the operating heavy equipment common to the construction industry.

Entry Requirements

Students are required to complete four 3-hour sessions per week, for 28 weeks.

  • Applicants must be sixteen (16) years of age.
  • Candidates must pass an interview.
  • Applicants must pass a Drug Test at their cost.

Programme Fee: $1200

Registration Fee: $500

(non refundable)

Other fees may be applicable dependent on the programme.

All programmes include theory and relevant practicals.

Graduates will receive an NESC Competency Certificate which can allow for direct entry into NESC's 1 year Level II Programmes.


  1. Orientation to the Trade
  2. Occupational Safety and Health
  3. Heavy Equipment Safety
  4. Identification of Heavy Equipment
  5. Basic Operational Techniques
  6. Introduction to Earthmoving
  7. Skid-Steer Loader Operation
  8. Dump Truck Operation
  9. Backhoe Loader Operation
  10. Bulldozer Operation
  11. Excavator Operation
NESC Certificate

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