Useful Information Road Building Foundation Information Sheet
- VIU Application (if completing the application online select Heavy Equipment Operator as your program)
- Assessment testing
- Personal profile
- Valid Driver's Licence ("N" is acceptable), there is no public transit to the training site and virtually all jobs will ask for a copy of your license.
- 18+ years of age (exceptions may be allowed)
- Grade 12 education, or mature student (exceptions may be allowed)
|RBCH with Excavator||17 weeks||$14,728.62|
|RBCH with Backhoe||15 weeks||$11,327.18|
|RBCH with Dozer||15 weeks||$11,327.18|
|RBCH with Grader||15 weeks||$11,327.18|
|RBHC with Loader and Rock Truck||13 weeks||$7,997.90|
|RBCH with Loader||12 weeks||$6,333.26|
|RBHC with Articulated Rock Truck||12 weeks||$6,333.26|
**Tuition fees are subject to change without notice.
Application fee: application fee (one time fee, this fee changes annually)
Textbooks cost approximately $260 and are available at the VIU Bookstore 250-740-6200, or follow the link below to purchase directly from the Queen's Printer and Crown Publications Services.
|RBCF||Road Builder & Heavy Construction Foundation Program||Queen's Printer|
|RBCT||Heavy Equip Operator Training: Student Participant Guide||Queen's Printer|
|RBCT||Heavy Equipment Operator Training: Logbook||Queen's Printer|
Student loans are available for this program, please contact our Financial Aid Department (250-740-6423) for more information.
Classes are run twice a year in Spring and Fall.
Alternate start dates are available, but will need special scheduling. Please contact the HEO Admissions number below for alternate scheduling details.