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Heavy Equipment Operator – Dozer
About 1 year
Red Seal

Heavy equipment operators who work with dozers install attachments, perform inspections and general preventative maintenance on equipment, and transport, load, and unload equipment. Dozer operators must sometimes read and interpret related government legislation, site plans, and manufacturers' manuals.
Heavy Equipment Operator

Certification Requirements
  • The Dozer Operator apprenticeship consists of 2,260 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Apprentices must also complete 240 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 2,500 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.