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Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Trade Description:

A heavy duty equipment technician is certified to diagnose, troubleshoot, assemble, service, repair and maintain heavy duty equipment. This includes any mobile equipment and attachments used to construct buildings, roads or highways, logging or mining operations, and railway operations.

Heavy construction companies, railways and companies involved in forestry, farming, oil and gas, material handling, landscaping and land clearing all employ heavy duty equipment technicians.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
National Occupational Analysis Sample Exams
 

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4  1,800  8-8-6-4 ACC (All Levels)
RRC (Level 1 only) 
 

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Four
 

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
 6  10,800  No
PDF Document Work Experience Form
 

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name 
Level
Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
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Assiniboine Community College, School of Trades & Technology Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1 & 2
__ Assiniboine Community College, School of Trades & Technology Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1
Garden Valley Collegiate
__ Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1
R. D. Parker Collegiate __ Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1
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Red River College Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic - Certificate Program 1
Swan Valley Regional Secondary School __ Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program 1
__ University College of the North - The Pas Heavy Duty Mechanics Program 1
__ University College of the North - Swan River, Swan Valley Heavy Duty Mechanics Program 1