OSHA Excavator Certification
& Online Training

Federally Required under 29 CFR 1926.1101

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Compliance training to actively promote safety in the workplace.

Gain expertise in safe and efficient excavator operation through our comprehensive Excavator Operator Training course. This program covers essential topics required by OSHA including machine controls, proper excavation techniques, safety protocols, equipment maintenance, and industry regulations. With a blend of theory and hands-on training, participants will develop the skills needed to excel as competent and responsible excavator operators. Upon completion, receive a recognized certification that showcases your proficiency in excavator operation and adherence to OSHA standards.

Earn Your License Today

Once you complete the course and exam you will receive your excavator operator certification & wallet card. This document must be provided to your employer and can be easily validated by scanning the QR code linked to your student ID.  Additionally, your employer can validate your certification by referencing the ID # listed on the card. If you are seeking employment, include this document on all job applications.


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Complete the 1-hour online curriculum and test.


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Carlitos D.
Carlitos D.
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I love my job! Course was great and was easy to learn from! Passed the test on the first try and helped me get where I am today.
Kevin E.
Kevin E.
Safety Manager - Toyota
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Toyota’s number one priority is safety. Managing a manufacturing campus of 10,000 employees, OSHA compliance is something we take very seriously. Safety is paramount, therefore we mandate operators be competent and certified.

Video Based Training

Get your excavator certification by watching high-quality interactive videos on any device (computer, phone, tablet). These training videos can be watched at your convenience and completed at your own pace. After you have completed the videos, you can then take the certification exam. You may take it as many times as you'd like until achieving a passing score to receive your certification.

Common Questions

This course is tailored for individuals aspiring to become skilled excavator operators or those seeking to enhance their existing skills in safe and efficient excavator operation.

The course covers a wide range of topics, including machine controls, excavation techniques, safety protocols, site preparation, trenching, equipment maintenance, and compliance with industry regulations.

No prior experience is required to enroll in the Excavator Operator Training course. The course is designed to accommodate individuals with varying levels of familiarity with excavator operation, including individuals with no experience who are looking to get hired as an operator in the future.

The course duration may vary depending on the individual’s pace and learning style. On average, learners complete the course within 1-hour. However, learners have the flexibility to progress at their preferred speed.

Yes, the course is self-paced, allowing you to study at your convenience. There are no specific deadlines, giving you the flexibility to manage your learning schedule based on your availability and preferences.

Yes, an OSHA certification is provided upon successful completion of the Scaffolding Safety Awareness course. The certification can be validated by scanning the QR code listed on the document.

Yes, there is a certification exam at the end of the course. 

Students can take the exam unlimited amount of times, but must pass with a score of 70% or better to receive their certification.

Once you successfully complete the Excavator Operator Training course, your certificate of completion will be made available immediately for download and sent via email, ensuring you can provide a copy to your employer.

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