‚ÄčA course designed to instruct the excavator operator in the Fundamentals of excavator operation to a productive, efficient standard. It is based on the National Core Curriculum and demonstrates how, through regular inspection and maintenance, an operator can ensure that the machine is in a sound, safe mechanical condition prior to operating.

Have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma, or Be 18 years of age and have a grade 10 education. Education equivalence testing is available to be done at our office if you do not meet the education requirements or do not have proof of required level of education. This must be done prior to registration. Complete a medical examination with your family physician. Please ensure you have a hard hat, safety boots, safety vest and safety glasses. We do not carry any of these such items.

The graduate of the program will acquire the skills and knowledge required to become a safe entry-level Excavator Operator.


There will always be a requirement for qualified Excavator operators; it is not just today that there is a shortage. It is a skill in which many sectors have a demand. Construction, road building, forestry, mining, and general development programs require a large number of people to operate heavy machinery.

Excavators are one of the core vehicles that most heavy equipment training programs cover. There is a reason for this. Many of the skills, terms used and processes extend across the complete range of heavy equipment. By learning these components, you will have the beginnings of a solid foundation in heavy equipment operations. Excavators are used in a wide variety of industries and the job prospects for each industry is varied. Although the majority of operators tend to work in construction, there are other industries that also rely on competent operators.


Equipment:      Crawler Excavator

Length:      3 weeks

Total No. of Hours      90

Fee      $5,297.00

City Truck & Forklift Driving School

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City Truck & Forklift Driving school services the Greater Toronto Area and is easily accessible from all major corridors.

Our benefits

Experience the City experience, these are just a couple of reasons why our students keep referring us all their friends and family!

  • Providing a progressive learning atmosphere for all students
  • Investing in our facility, latest equipment and technology
  • Providing our students with individual attention and care
  • Safety as top priority is instilled in all that walk through our doors
  • Investing in our students to ensure their longevity in their careers
  • Learning everyday and genuinely listening to our students and community members

industries covered

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    18 years of age +

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    Valid G License

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    MTO Medical Forms