Heavy Equipment Operator

Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate

Courses

RBHC 101T Road Builder & Heavy Construction Foundation

This foundation program covers industry orientation, tools and equipment, civil engineering principals and work site preparation leading to an Industry Training Authority Certificate of Completion. RBHC 101T was formerly called RBCF 100T RBCF 105T RBCF 110T RBCF 115T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

RBHC 201T Heavy Equipment Operator Technician

This foundation program covers safe work practices, equipment knowledge, environmental practices, Articulated Haul Truck operation, Loader operation, Dozer operation, Excavator operation, leading to a Heavy Equipment Operator of Qualification and a Certificate of Apprenticeship. RBHC 201T was formerly called RBCT 100T RBCT 105T RBCT 110T RBCT 115T RBCT 120T RBCT 125T RBCT 130T RBCT 135T RBCT 140T RBCT 145T RBCT 150T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: RBHC 101T

HEOB 101T Heavy Equipment Operator Backhoe

To provide practical training in the operation of a Rubber Tired Backhoe by completing practical competencies developed by the Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor, BC Road Builders and the Heavy Construction Association along with the Industry Training Authority. HEOB 101T was formerly called HEOB 120T HEOB 125T HEOB 130T HEOB 135T HEOB 165T HEOB 166T HEOB 167T HEOB 168T HEOB 169T HEOB 170T HEOB 171T HEOB 172T HEOB 173T HEOB 174T HEOB 175T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

HEOB 120T Orientation to Operator's Manual

Using the operator's manual to identify safe machine operation, pre-start/shutdown, and general operation and maintenance.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 125T Walk-Around, Pre-Start/Shutdown

Theory and practice of walk-around procedures and checks

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 130T Operating Controls

Theory and practice of machine operating controls.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 135T Load and Unload Machine

Theory and practice of loading and unloading the machine from a transportation vehicle.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 165T Trench and Backfill

Theory and practice of trenching and backfilling.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 166T V-Trench and Backfill

Theory and practice of V-trenching and backfilling.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 167T Excavate Septic System and Backfill

Theory and practice of excavating and backfilling septic systems.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 168T Load Truck

Theory and practice of loading trucks.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 169T Clean out Ditches

Theory and practice of cleaning ditches.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 170T Trim a Fill Slope

Theory and practice of trimming and filling a slope.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 171T Trim a Cut Slope

Theory and practice of trimming a cut slope.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 172T Excavate Under-buried Pipe

Theory and practice of excavating under-buried pipe.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 173T Culvert Installation

Theory and practice of installing culverts.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 174T Culvert Removal

Theory and practice of removing culverts.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOB 175T Place Rip Rap

Theory and practice of placing rip rap (rock).

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 101T Heavy Equipment Operator Dozer

To provide practical training in the operation of a Tracked Dozer by completing practical competencies developed by the Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor, BC Road Builders and the Heavy Construction Association along with the Industry Training Authority. HEOD 101T was formerly called HEOD 120T HEOD 125T HEOD 130T HEOD 135T HEOD 140T HEOD 141T HEOD 142T HEOD 143T HEOD 144T HEOD 145T HEOD 145T HEOD 147T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

HEOD 120T Orientation to Operator's Manual

Using the operator's manual to identify safe machine operation, pre-start/shutdown, and general operation and maintenance.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 125T Walk-Around, Pre-Start/Shutdown

Theory and practice of walk-around procedures and checks as well as pre-start inspections and shutdown procedures.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 130T Operating Controls

Theory and practice of machine operating controls.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 135T Load and Unload Machine

Theory and practice of loading and unloading the machine from a transportation vehicle.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 140T Trim Slopes

Theory and practice of trimming slopes.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 141T Road Building

Theory and practice of road building.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 142T Land Clearing

Theory and practice of clearing land, stump removal and grubbing.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 143T Strip and Stockpile

Theory and practice of removing overburden and stockpiling materials.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 144T Doze Out Excavation/Backfill

Theory and practice of excavating and backfilling with a dozer.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 145T Doze Fill to Place

Theory and practice of placing fill with a dozer.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 146T Open a Cut (Pioneering)

Theory and practice of pioneering an open cut.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOD 147T Pull Ditches

Theory and practice of pulling ditches with a dozer.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 101T Heavy Equipment Operator Excavator

To provide practical training in the operation of an Excavator by completing practical competencies developed by the Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor, BC Road Builders and the Heavy Construction Association along with the Industry Training Authority. HEOE 101T was formerly called HEOE 120T HEOE 125T HEOE 130T HEOE 135T HEOE 180T HEOE 181T HEOE 182T HEOE 183T HEOE 184T HEOE 185T HEOE 186T HEOE 187T HEOE 188T HEOE 189T HEOE 190T HEOE 191T HEOE 192T HEOE 193T HEOE 194T HEOE 195T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

HEOE 120T Orientation to Operator's Manual

Using the operator's manual to identify safe machine operation, pre-start/shutdown, and general operation and maintenance.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 125T Walk-Around, Pre-Start/Shutdown

Theory and practice of walk-around procedures and checks; and pre-start inspection and shutdown procedures.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 130T Operating Controls

Theory and practice of machine operating controls.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 135T Load and Unload Machine

Theory and practice of loading and unloading the machine from a transportation vehicle.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 180T Trench and Backfill

Theory and practice of trenching and backfilling.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 181T V-Trench and Backfill

Theory and practice of V-trenching and backfilling.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 182T Road Building

Theory and practice of building a road.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 183T Load Truck

Theory and practice of loading trucks.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 184T Clean Out Ditches

Theory and practice of cleaning ditches.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 185T Trim and Fill Slope

Theory and practice of trimming and filling a slope.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 186T Trim and Cut Slope

Theory and practice of trimming a cut slope.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 187T Excavate Under-buried Pipe

Theory and practice of excavating under-buried pipe.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 188T Culvert Installation

Theory and practice of installing culverts.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 189T Culvert Removal

Theory and practice of removing culverts.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 190T Land Clearing

Theory and practice of clearing land, stump removal, and grubbing.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 191T Place Rip Rap

Theory and practice of placing rip rap (rock).

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 192T Road Deactivation

Theory and practice of deactivating roads.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 193T Mass Excavation and Backfill

Theory and practice of excavating and backfilling mass excavations.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 194T Strip and Stockpile

Theory and practice of removing overburden and stockpiling material.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOE 195T Hoe Chucking

Theory and practice of hoe chucking.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOF 101T Heavy Equipment Operator Front End Loader

To provide practical training in the operation of a Front End Loader by completing practical competencies developed by the Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor, BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association along with the Industry Training Authority. HEOF 101T was formerly called HEOF 120T HEOF 125T HEOF 130T HEOF 135T HEOF 155T HEOF 156T HEOF 157T HEOF 158T HEOF 159T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

HEOF 120T Orientation to Operator's Manual

Using the operator's manual to identify safe machine operation, pre-start/shutdown, and general operation and maintenance.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOF 125T Walk-Around, Pre-Start/Shutdown

Theory and practice of walk-around procedures and checks and pre-start inspection and shutdown procedures.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOF 130T Operating Controls

Theory and practice of machine operating controls.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOF 135T Load and Unload Machine

Theory and practice of loading and unloading the machine from a transportation vehicle.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOF 155T Load Truck

Theory and practice of loading trucks.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOF 156T Tram Stockpiled Material

Theory and practice of stockpiling material.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOF 157T Tram Bank Material

Theory and practice of digging out of a bank and stockpiling.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOF 158T Build Road on Stockpile

Theory and practice of road building on a stockpile.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOF 159T Grade Area/Cut and Fill

Theory and practice of grading area using cut and fill method.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOG 101T Heavy Equipment Operator Grader

To provide practical training in the operation of a Grader by completing practical competencies developed by the Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor, BC Road Builders and the Heavy Construction Association along with the Industry Training Authority. HEOG 101T was formerly called HEOG 120T HEOG 125T HEOG 130T HEOG 135T HEOG 140T HEOG 150T HEOG 151T HEOG 152T HEOG 153T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

HEOG 120T Orientation to Operator's Manual

Using the operator's manual to identify safe machine operation, pre-start/shutdown, and general operation and maintenance.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOG 125T Walk-Around, Pre-Start/Shutdown

Theory and practice of walk-around procedures and checks as well as pre-start inspections and shutdown procedures.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOG 130T Operating Controls

Theory and practice of machine operating controls.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOG 135T Load and Unload Machine

Theory and practice of loading and unloading the machine from a transportation vehicle.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOG 140T Trim Slopes

Theory and practice of trimming slopes.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOG 150T Clean Out Ditches

Theory and practice of cleaning ditches.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOG 151T Form and Handle a Windrow

Theory and practice of forming and handling a windrow.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOG 152T Construct a Crowned Road

Theory and practice of constructing a crowned road.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOG 153T Road Maintenance

Theory and practice of maintaining a gravel road and ditches.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all courses in the HEO core.

HEOK 101T Heavy Equipment Operator Skid Steer (Bobcat)

To provide practical training in the operation of a Skidsteer by completing practical competencies developed by the Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor, BC Road Builders and the Heavy Construction Association along with the Industry Training Authority. HEOK 101T was formerly called HEOK 120T HEOK 125T HEOK 130T HEOK 135T HEOK 155T HEOK 156T HEOK 157T HEOK 158T HEOK 159T HEOK 184T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

HEOK 120T Orientation to Operator's Manual

Using the operator's manual to identify safe machine operation, pre-start/shutdown, and general operation and maintenance.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of the HEO Core.

HEOK 125T Walk-Around, Pre-Start/Shutdown

Theory and practice of walk-around procedures and checks and pre-start inspection and shutdown procedures.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of the HEO Core.

HEOK 130T Operating Controls

Theory and practice of machine operating controls.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of the HEO Core.

HEOK 135T Load and Unload Machine

Theory and practice of loading and unloading the machine from a transportation vehicle.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of all the courses in the HEO Core.

HEOK 155T Load Truck

Theory and practice of loading trucks.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of all the courses in the HEO Core.

HEOK 156T Tram Stockpiled Material

Theory and practice of stockpiling material.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of all the courses in the HEO Core.

HEOK 157T Tram Bank Material

Theory and practice of digging out of a bank and stockpiling.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of all the courses in the HEO Core.

HEOK 158T Build Road on Stockpile

Theory and practice of road building on a stockpile.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of all the courses in the HEO Core.

HEOK 159T Grade Area/Cut and Fill

Theory and practice of grading area using cut and fill method.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of all the courses in the HEO Core.

HEOK 184T Construct/Clean Out Ditches

Theory and practice of constructing & cleaning ditches.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program and successful completion of all the courses in the HEO Core.

HEOP 100T Safe Work Practices and Procedures

Theory and practice of safe work practices, general work practices, and procedures including industry terminology, employability skills, communication and administrative duties. Theory of earth moving equipment, types and functions of earth moving equipment, basic rigging, and theory of environmental issues.

Prerequisite: Successful entry into the program.

HEOP 105T Routine Maintenance, Fuels and Oils

Theory and practice of machine maintenance, terminology, operator's manual, use of hand and power tools, associated hardware and regular maintenance procedures. Theory and practical operation of the hydraulic system, fuel system, and lubrication system.

Prerequisite: Successful entry into the program.

HEOP 110T Jobsite Planning & Control

Theory and practice of reading construction & engineering drawings and plans, setting grade stakes, identifying types and uses of ribbons, and plan job-site activities.

Prerequisite: Successful entry into the program.

HEOR 101T Heavy Equipment Operator Articulated Rock Truck

To provide practical training in the operation of a Rock Truck by completing practical competencies developed by the Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor, BC Road Builders and the Heavy Construction Association along with the Industry Training Authority. HEOR 101T was formerly called HEOR 120T HEOR 125T HEOR 130T HEOR 131T HEOR 135T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

HEOR 120T Orientation to Operator's Manual

Using the operator's manual to identify safe machine operation, pre-start/shutdown, and general operation and maintenance.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program which will require Air Brake Endorsement, and successful completion of all courses in HEO core.

HEOR 125T Walk-Around, Pre-Start/Shutdown

Theory and practice of walk-around procedures and checks and pre-start inspection and shutdown procedures.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program which will require Air Brake Endorsement, and successful completion of all courses in HEO core.

HEOR 130T Operating Controls

Theory and practice of machine operating controls.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program which will require Air Brake Endorsement, and successful completion of all courses in HEO core.

HEOR 131T Articulated Rock Truck Fundamentals

Theory and practice of the loading and driving of rock trucks, including moving and dumping of materials.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program which will require Air Brake Endorsement, and successful completion of all courses in HEO core.

HEOR 135T Load and Unload Machine

Theory and practice of loading and unloading the machine from a transportation vehicle.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program which will require Air Brake Endorsement, and successful completion of all courses in HEO core.

HEORL 101T Heavy Equipment Operator Articulated Truck and Loader Combo

To provide practical training in the operation of an Articulated Truck and Loader by completing practical competencies developed by the Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor, BC Road Builders and the Heavy Construction Association along with the Industry Training Authority. HEORL 101T was formerly called HEOR 120T HEOR 125T HEOR 130T HEOR 131T HEOR 135T HEOF 120T HEOF 125T HEOF 130T HEOF 135T HEOF 155T HEOF 156T HEOF 157T HEOF 158T HEOF 159T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

HEOT 101T Heavy Equipment Operator Dump Truck and Pup

To provide practical training in the operation of a Dump Truck and Pup by completing practical competencies developed by the Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor, BC Road Builders and the Heavy Construction Association along with the Industry Training Authority. HEOT 101T was formerly called HEOT 120T HEOT 125T HEOT 130T HEOT 131T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: None.

HEOT 120T Orientation to Operator's Manual

Using the operator's manual to identify safe machine operation, pre-start/shutdown, and general operation and maintenance.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program which will require Class 1 and Air Brake Endorsement and successful completion of all courses in HEO core.

HEOT 125T Walk-Around, Pre-Start/Shutdown

Theory and practice of walk-around procedures and checks and pre-start inspection and shutdown procedures.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program which will require Class 1 and Air Brake Endorsement and successful completion of all courses in HEO core.

HEOT 130T Operating Controls

Theory and practice of machine operating controls.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program which will require Class 1 and Air Brake Endorsement and successful completion of all courses in HEO core.

HEOT 131T Dump Truck & Pup Fundamentals

Theory and practice of the loading and driving of the Dump & Pup combination, including moving and dumping of materials.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program which will require Class 1 and Air Brake Endorsement and successful completion of all courses in HEO core.

HEOW 101T Work Experience

An opportunity to work in the "real world" to gain important skills as well as an understanding of the nature of the Heavy Equipment Operator's work life. The time spent on a worksite also provides an opportunity for making new contacts in the chosen field.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

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