Haul Truck Operator
Program Overview: Haul Truck Operator

Our Haul Truck Operator program is for individuals looking to start a new career within the mining industry. We've worked with industry specialists and invested in a top-of- the-line simulator to ensure that our students receive the most industry-relevant training. Our 4-week program is offered at our Cranbrook and Fernie campuses with monthly start dates throughout the year.


You get an incredibly realistic driving experience when operating our PRO3-B simulator. Designed specifically for surface mining, it offers a wide variety of cutting edge technologies:


Seamless 180° visual experience - utilizing advanced screen display technology, the PRO3-B delivers an unparalleled visual experience, setting a new standard in simulation quality resulting in increased training engagement and learning retention.

Real View Experience - new feature that dynamically adjusts the perspective of the trainee providing a true real-world view outside the cabin while increasing their level of depth perception.

Accurate motion platform feedback - the PRO3-B motion platform delivers the optimum level of tactile feedback required to accurately simulate all surface mining haul-truck operations.

Operations Curriculum

  • Safety Procedures
  • Operating procedures
  • Warning systems
  • Assess and react to alarms
  • Emergency scenarios
  • Radio protocols
  • Haul truck makes and models
  • Walk around
  • Cab controls
  • Start up/shutdown/brake/steering
  • Pictographs
  • Lube & service procedures
  • Dumping & loading procedures
  • Tire care
  • Light vehicle operation in a mine

Safety Certification

  • Standard First Aid for Industry
  • Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in BC
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS)
  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)

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