Government of New Brunswick

Overview

Apprenticeship training is not available for this occupation.

Eligibility

Trade Qualifiers

An individual desiring certification as a journeyperson in New Brunswick in the Heavy Equipment Operator (Tractor-Loader-Backhoe) occupation is required to meet one of the criteria as stipulated in Board Order GC001 : "Requirements to Obtain a Certificate of Qualification."

A person who has gained the equivalent of 3600 hours of practical experience in the Heavy Equipment Operator (Tractor-Loader-Backhoe) 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."

Description

Those working in the Heavy Equipment Operator (Tractor-Loader-Backhoe) occupation operate the specified piece of earth moving equipment to ditch, trench, shape, grade, load, stockpile material, and to prepare equipment for transport.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
2012-PETL-01-ApprenticeshipFees.pdf

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
  Certificate of Qualification Examination250.002017-05-24
  Re-examination120.002017-05-24
  Certificate of Qualification based on "out-of-province journeyperson status"150.002017-05-24
  Certificate of Qualification Challenger Assessment Fee100.002017-05-24
  Replacement of Certification documents20.002017-05-24
  Replacement of Photo Identification Card20.002017-05-24