Welcome to Episode 17 of DirtStories.
In this episode, Becca Grieb chats with Paul Pacheco – the coordinator of Conestoga College’s Heavy Equipment Operators program – about becoming an operator.
Paul takes Becca though the basics of the heavy equipment operators training program at Conestoga College. He also shares his insights into what makes a good operator. In this DirtStories episode, learn the benefits of taking a college-level trades course and how this program sets graduates up for success.
The program currently has employment rate of 85%-95% within the first 3 months after graduation. It’s great that there are programs like this to help train the next generation of operators.
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