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Haul Truck Operator

Line of Haul Trucks transporting material at a mine.

Interested in working in Canada's booming resource industry? College of the Rockies' Haul Truck Operator program can help you get started. We've worked closely with industry partners to ensure you get the most industry relevant training on the equipment, operating practices and procedures needed for driving mining haul trucks.

What You Get:

  • 1-on-1 training by instructors with over 30 years of experience working in the mining industry
  • Over 25+ hours of driving experience with the most realistic Haul Truck simulator available on the market
  • Resume writing and interview skills training to boost your chances of landing a job with a mining company
  • Four health and safety certifications often required on mining work sites



Program Highlights:


green pointer right Location: Cranbrook & Fernie Campuses

green pointer right Cost:$7500.00

green pointer right Length: 4 weeks / full-time

green pointer right Program Intake: Every 4 weeks (see schedule)

green pointer right View: Admission Requirements


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Wages & Career Outlook

As a Haul Truck operator in BC, your annual salary can range from $75,000 to $100,000 + per year. It is predicted that the job market for truck drivers in the mining industry will see a jump of over 100% by 2021:

Region 2013 2016 2021
British Columbia 225 335 590
Prairies (AB, SK, MB) 1,150 1,990 3,305

Note: This occupation report from Mining Industry Human Resources Council includes ALL truck drivers in the mining industry, and is not specific to haul truck drivers.