top of page

Excavator Program

The track excavator digs, excavates material in large volumes, and  loads material. The excavator is a highly versatile productive piece of equipment used in the construction, mining and forestry sectors.

The excavator program at OETIO, approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005, is 240 hours over 6 weeks and includes, classroom, laboratory activities and hands-on training with emphasis on practical operating skills on an excavator. Students will take the 2 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 

  • 162 hours of seat time 

  • Practical Ratio: 1 instructor to a maximum of 6 students

Additional Program Information:


  • Fill out the form below


  • E-Learning Courses must be completed prior to attending to OETIO



  • $15,000


Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development's Chief Prevention Officer approved

bottom of page