Heavy Equipment Operator Course

Course Outline Includes:

  • Excavator, Skid Steer and Loader Hands-On Training
  • Controls and gauge functions, basics boom and stick movements
  • Pad preparation, digging techniques, building ramps, changing buckets
  • Sorting rock, feeding the jaw crusher, handling blast mats, proper tramming, laying out drill patterns, changing steel and bit, handling material with forks, spreading gravel and sand
  • Changing attachments, placing material with slings and chains

Location: Dechı̨ta Nàowo Training Centre (Ndilo)

Date: TBA

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a permanent NWT resident
  • Ages 18 and over
  • Driver’s license an asset
  • Priority given to Yellowknives Dene First Nations Members

Application Requirements:

Strict class attendance and absence policy.

Please contact Eileen B. Betsina, Training Coordinator/Instructor at 873-9037 ext. 1017 or eileenb@ykdene.com for more information.