Heavy Equipment Operator (Excavator)
Apprenticeship training is not available for this occupation.
An individual desiring certification as a journeyperson in New Brunswick in the Heavy Equipment Operator (Excavator) occupation is required to meet one of the criteria as stipulated in Board Order GC001 "Requirement to Obtain a Certificate of Qualification."
A person who has gained the equivalent of 3600 hours of practical experience in the Heavy Equipment Operator (Excavator) occupation may apply to challenge the certification exam. Successful candidates will receive a New Brunswick Certificate of Qualification. In most instances, an Interprovincial Red Seal will be affixed to the document.
For more information, please see the corresponding Board Order for this occupation, under "Tasks, Activities, and Functions of a Designated Occupation."
Those working in the Heavy Equipment Operator (Excavator) occupation operate the specified piece of earth moving equipment to ditch, trench, shape, grade, load, stockpile material, and prepare equipment for transport.
Changes To Fees
This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Certificate of Qualification Examination||250.00||2017-05-24|
|Certificate of Qualification based on "out-of-province journeyperson status"||150.00||2017-05-24|
|Certificate of Qualification Challenger Assessment Fee||100.00||2017-05-24|
|Replacement of Certification Documents||20.00||2017-05-24|
|Replacement of Photo Identification Card||20.00||2017-05-24|