Course Overview

This three-day program is designed for persons to certify operators of heavy equipment such as excavators, wheel loaders, truck mounted cranes or other material handling related equipment within their own facility. It provides the person with the necessary tools to guide them in meeting the applicable legislation and standards including an overview of instructional techniques, adult learning methods, use of training aids etc. 

Course Length: 3 days (Four Person Maximum)

Day One

               (Operators Program)

  • Introduction and importance of training
  • Legislation, Standards/Guidelines:

New C.S.A. Standard B335-04

Ministry of Labor Guidelines

OHSA and Regulation 851

  • Due Diligence Bill C-45 update
  • Site specific equipment review, machine dynamics
  • Engineering Principles of Design (Stability)
  • Pre-Operating Inspections
  • Safe Operating Procedures/Pre-Employment screening practices
  • Pedestrian/Worker Safety
  • Maintenance
  • Hazard Identification, positioning, and control techniques
  • Operators Theory Test
  • Observe Practical testing with Instructor

Day Two

  • Initial Presentation for Students
  • Adult Teaching Techniques
  • Andragogy versus Pedagogy
  • Training Aids (How/When to use)
  • Effective Communication Techniques
  • Use of Operator Manuals/Tests, site specific course development
  • The Art of Asking Questions

Day Three

  • Final Theory Presentations 
  • Lesson Plans
  • Program Review (Q & A)
  • Written Exam
  • Setting Up an Effective Test Area
  • Practical Evaluation Process
  • Practical Presentations
  • Summary

**Courses scheduled monthly at our training centers**

** Can also be conducted at your location around your schedule**

**Call for available dates**

Montreal, Quebec

560 Avenue Orly
Dorval, Quebec H9P 1E9
Phone: (514) 780-0800

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