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Concrete Pump Operator
1 to 2 years
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A concrete pump transfers liquid concrete around construction sites. The operator is responsible for driving the concrete pumps to the site and setting up the pumps, as well as working with the placing crew to safely pump the concrete to the desired spot on the job site.
Heavy Equipment Operator

Certification Requirements
  • The Concrete Pump Operator apprenticeship consists of 3,000 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Apprentices must also complete 159 hours of in-class technical training.
  • Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship requirements, you receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship and are certified as a journeyperson in the trade.
  • A person with at least 3,159 hours of related work experience is eligible to apply for a Trade Equivalency Assessment (TEA) and, if successful, becomes certified as a journeyperson in this trade.

Educational Prerequisites
Grade 12 or equivalent.

In-Class Training
Please contact your local apprenticeship office for information on the availability of technical training for this program.