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Dozer Program

The dozer clears and prepares job sites, moves material, grades and levels surfaces. Used on housing projects, landscaping, new subdivisions, construction of large building projects, road work such as large highway projects, sewer and water main projects.

The dozer program at OETIO, approved as a vocational program under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005, is 300 hours over 8 weeks and includes, classroom, laboratory activities and hands-on training with emphasis on practical operating skills on a dozer. Participants will take the 4 week Fundamentals of Heavy Equipment followed by 4 weeks of practical field training.

What Makes Our Program Successful:

  • One piece of equipment dedicated to each student 

  • 166 hours of seat time 

  • Practical Ratio: 6 participants to 1 instructor

Additional Program Information:


  • Fill out the form below


  • Proof of age (over 18 years). Either birth certificate, driver’s license or passport

  • OETIO program registration form

  • Proof of education (Ontario Grade 10 transcript or equivalent) or higher

  • Fundamentals of Heavy Equipment (4 weeks)

  • Working at Heights, (8 hours)

  • First Aid/ CPR



  • $19,000

  • $13,000 for returning students who require the practical portion of the training only

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