Local Employment Requirements
An apprenticeship training program exists for this trade in Ontario but certification is not a compulsory work requirement for heavy equipment operators in the province.
Local Skills Requirements
Skills necessary for this occupation include:
- communication skills
- computer skills
- problem solving ability
- ability to work independently
- willingness/ability to work as part of a team
There are often specific abilities, aptitudes and knowledge that are prerequisites to obtain employment in an occupation.
Most employers who advertise are looking for workers who have the following experience and skills:
Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks. Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment.
Complete onboard and other logs.
Post-Secondary ProgramsYou may also expand your search by exploring the following cities:
Detailed profiles, requirements and application and admissions information.
- CEGEPs, Colleges and Universities
Find the school that best suits your needs.
Information on scholarships, bursaries, grants, and other forms of financial assistance.