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grader program

The grader prepares surfaces from a rough grade to fine finishing, as well as, snow removal. Used in the construction and maintenance of roads, parking lots, and airport runways. 

The grader 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 a grader. 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:


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



  • $15,000


Offering Training Programs in Compliance with

ministry of labour, Immigration, training and skills development

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