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Program Overview


Pathway to Apprenticeship:
Heavy Equipment Technician - Fort McMurray

Get your ticket to a dream career with Women Building Futures’, fully-paid, apprenticeship-to-journeyman program!

Program dates to be determined and will be updated here – Please check back!

This program provides the practical and academic training required to become a Heavy Equipment Technician with the ultimate goal of obtaining a journeyman certificate. This industry supported education partnership provides high quality training in Fort McMurray through annual rotating work placements with employer sponsors. 

Successful Fort McMurray program applicants are expected to live and work in Fort McMurray for all four years of their apprenticeship. There will not be an opportunity to attend training in Fort McMurray and live or work in another location during apprenticeship.

If you are interested in living and working in the Edmonton region are encouraged to consider the Edmonton Pathway to Apprenticeship: Heavy Equipment Technician program as an option.

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PROGRAM DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY


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