Driver / Operator Training Programs

Women Building Futures Society


Description
Offers programs that help prepare women for work as entry-level operators of various vehicles and construction equipment.

Service provides:

  • programs for women seeking work as operators of various vehicles and construction equipment

Includes:

  • Operator Readiness Program - a 6 week, tuition-paid program that helps women prepare for work in entry-level operator roles in the road building and heavy construction industry, with the goal of achieving employment with our sponsors as Equipment Operators
  • Class 3 Drivers Program - a 4 week, tuition-paid program that prepares women to work as operators driving paving equipment, hydrovac trucks, refueling trucks, dump trucks, snow plows, delivery vehicles, and oilfield equipment haulers
  • Professional Class 1 Driver Program - an 8 week, tuition-paid program that prepares women to work as Class 1 drivers in the commercial transportation industry, long and short haul opportunities
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to women:
  • 18 years and older
  • who are physically fit
  • Alberta resident 
There may be program-specific entrance requirements which may include education or driver’s license. Additional information available at weekly information sessions and / or webinars.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • visit website for application form
  • visit free weekly information sessions and / or webinars for more information
  • contact a Student Recruitment Advisor for help with filling out forms

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times may be extensive. Call for more information.


Toll Free
1-866-452-1201
Telephone
780-452-1200
Fax
780-452-1279
Web Site
http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com
Email
application@womenbuildingfutures.com
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Contact for details.




Fee Reduction: Yes,

Funding is available for qualified applicants. Contact for details.




Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
February 7, 2023
Address
10326 107 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5J 1K2
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Program hours vary.