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Snowplow Truck

Course Overview:

Snowplow Truck Training is a Heavy Equipment Entry Level Skills Training course required for anyone who will be operating a snowplow. A driver’s license and 10th grade education is required, and other prerequisites may also include WHMIS training and Standard First Aid. Sanding Truck Training may be a useful companion course.

Learning Objectives & Specific Outcomes:

Snowplow Truck Training is a Heavy Equipment Entry Level Skills Training course required for anyone who will be operating a snowplow. A driver’s licence and 10th grade education is required, and other prerequisites may also include WHMIS training and Standard First Aid. Sanding Truck Training may be a useful companion course.

Topics Include:

The 3-day Snowplow Truck Training Course combines classroom experience with hands-on training. In-class, participants learn relevant provincial and federal snowplow regulations, inspection techniques, safety tips, defensive driving, and when weather conditions require the deployment of snowplows. In the hands-on portion the instructor demonstrates proper operator procedures, covering topics such as navigating poor road conditions and operating the plow. Trainees must pass a written exam and demonstrate proficiency with the machine in a hands-on practicum.

 

 

Snowplow Truck

 

 

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Snowplow Truck

Course Details

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Federal and Provincial Snowplow Regulations
  • Safety Tips and Adverse Weather Conditions
  • Deploying the Plow
  • Pre-Trip Inspections and Workspace Awareness
TRAINING LOCATIONS:
  • Kelowna
  • Calgary
  • Prince George
  • Prince Rupert
  • Your Location
COURSE DURATION:
  • 3 Day
PREREQUISITES:
  • Driver’s license
  • 10th grade education
CERTIFYING BODY:
  • Varies
CERTIFICATE EXPIRY:
  • 3 years