Programs & Courses

Heavy Equipment Operator

Southeast College’s Heavy Equipment Operator  programs will provide students with a combination of training in fundamental heavy equipment operator skills as well as related training in surveying, safety, and equipment servicing. Graduates of the program will be able to operate several types of equipment in a safe manner, carry out preventative maintenance, complete pre- and post- inspections, remove and install attachments, load and unload equipment, and read and interpret legislation, site plans and manufacturer manuals. Graduates will be well trained as heavy equipment operators for success in heavy construction industry.

Training Schedule

Pieces of heavy equipment could include:

Admission Requirements

In addition to the practical experience gained behind the controls, the student must also successfully complete classroom theory courses and exams. As part of the program, students will receive two safety certificates: St John’s First Aid/CPR/AED and Ground Disturbance Level II.

Successful students will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Southeast College with official course accreditation from Assiniboine Community College.

If you are presently collecting EI benefits, there may be funding available to you to cover some or all of the tuition. Contact your local Southeast College campus for more information.

For more information or to register for an HEO program, please contact the campus nearest you:

Location  Contact
 Assiniboia  306-642-4287
 Estevan  306-634-4795
 Moosomin  306-435-4631
 Weyburn  306-848-2500



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