Road Builder Heavy Construction Foundation students are prepared for entry into the Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Apprenticeship program. In this 150-hour program, students learn correct industry terminology, how to identify and classify machines and processes, and general engineering principles related to road building and heavy construction, in addition to approximately 15 hours on HEO simulators.
In this program, students learn correct industry terminology, how to identify and classify machines and processes, and general engineering principles related to road building and heavy construction.
- Module A – Industry Orientation and Over view
- Module B – Tool and Equipment Operation and Maintenance
- Module C – Civil Engineering principles
- Module D – Work Site Preparation
- Occupational First Aid Level 1
- Traffic Control Flagging
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods
The BC road builders and the heavy construction industry hold many career opportunities in a variety of areas. These include equipment operators, truck drivers, surveyor helpers, safety operators and labourers.
|FEES||Full Time (4 weeks) 150 Hours||International (4 Weeks)|
|Student Association Fee:||$31.38||$31.38|
|Canadian Federation of Students Fee:||$8.82||$8.82|
Fees are effective August 2, 2016
*These fees are term based and may vary depending on the length of the program.
**Please note that these fees are approximate costs and may vary depending on courses taken.
NOTICE: Tool Kits are available at the NWCC Tool Crib. Kits are limited to NWCC Students enrolled in specific Trades Programs only. Limited number of kits available. Cost TBA (taxes not included)
NOTICE: Books are available at the NWCC Bookstore. Please contact your local campus for details.