Heavy Equipment Training School Surrey - The heavy equipment operator courses would assist the operator in acquiring the needed knowledge and skills they would require to be able to enter the workforce as an entry level operator. In this 12 week course along with a practicum, you will focus on jobsite fundamentals such as: safety, health and environmental training and awareness, machinery operation and maintenance, and application of earth moving methods in hands-on situations.
Operator training will help individuals work with their chosen heavy machine like a loader, a compactor, a grader, an excavator and a dozer. The required skills that an operator would need to work with heavy machines comprises: excellent oral communication skills, excellent problem solving skills, good spatial ability and good vision, physical stamina and strength, the ability to work well with others in a team or alone and excellent eye-hand coordination along with good manual dexterity.
Some technical skills are likewise essential. These are having a general mechanical ability, being able to operate equipment and power tools, understanding of safe working procedures, the ability to follow technical specifications, grade plans and read directions, the ability to make mathematical calculations and basic measurements, and the ability to carry out basic mechanical repairs and maintenance.