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Heavy Equipment apprenticeship

The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) has apprenticeship programs for heavy equipment operators in Ontario. The apprenticeship program includes both an in-school and an on-the-job component. 

Types of Heavy Equipment Apprenticeships

  • Tractor Loader Backhoe (TLB) - 636A

  • Excavator - 636B

  • Bull-Dozer - 636C

Apprenticeship

  • Each occupation is a 2,000 - 2,500 hour apprenticeship which includes 240 hours of in-school training

Apprenticeship with International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 793

  • IUOE Local 793 acts as a potential employer

  • IUOE Local 793 requires potential apprentices to be at least 18 years of age

  • To have completed Ontario grade 12 or equivalent

To apply for an apprenticeship with IUOE, Local 793 you must submit a copy of:

  • Your resume and/or application form

  • Proof of an Ontario Grade 12 or equivalent and transcript

  • Current driver's abstract

  • Must write a trade entrance exam and achieve 70% or higher

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

If you're interested in any of our Apprenticeship Programs, the first step is to register and attend one of our Information Sessions.  The dates, locations, times and registration form can be found here.

This Employment Ontario program is funded by the Ontario Government

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

Offering Training Programs in Compliance with

ministry of labour, training and skills development