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Backhoe Training

Course Description:

Backhoe Training is a Heavy Equipment Entry Level Skills Training course required by anyone who will be operating a backhoe on the worksite. A driver’s license and 10th grade education is required, and other prerequisites may also include WHMIS training, Ground Disturbance Level Two, and Standard First Aid.  

Learning Objectives & Specific Outcomes: 
Operators should understand correct backhoe operating procedures, potential workspace hazards (including tipping), and general characteristics of the ground being dug up.   
 
This 4-day Backhoe Training Course combines classroom experience with hands-on training. In-class, participants learn relevant provincial and federal backhoe regulations, inspection techniques and general safety tips. In the hands-on portion the instructor demonstrates proper operator procedures, covering topics such as startup and shutdown procedures, steering and positioning, trenching and excavation, and loading and hauling. Trainees must pass a written exam and demonstrate proficiency with the machine in a hands-on practicum. 

 

 

Backhoe Training

 

 

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Backhoe Training

Course Details

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Federal & Provincial Backhoe Regulations 
  • Safety Tips & Maintaining Machine Stability 
  • Trenching & Excavation Procedures 
  • Pre-Trip Inspections & Wrokspace Awareness
TRAINING LOCATIONS:
  • Kelowna
  • Calgary
  • Prince George
  • Prince Rupert
  • Your Location
COURSE DURATION:
  • 4 days 
PREREQUISITES:
  • Driver's Licence
  • 10th grade education 
CERTIFYING BODY:
  • Varies 
CERTIFICATE EXPIRY:
  • 3 years