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Pickup Truck plow

Pickup Truck Plow

Ability drive a pickup truck safely does not guarantee safe operation of a Pickup Truck Plow. The addition of a plow attachment greatly increases responsibility for the operator.  Not only is the change in vehicle dimensions a consideration, but pickup plow operators should also be familiar with standard plowing techniques and public safety concerns.

Arm your staff with confidence this season and ensure that all operators are professionally and comprehensively trained.

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  • Evaluation /Documentation: Theory test (multiple choice) and/or oral exam (by instructor) and/or practical test (on equipment). Each successful participant will be provided with acertificate of completion.

Who Is This For?

Who Should Attend: Operators responsible for driving a pick-up truck for snowplow operations

Operators require defensive driving skills and need to be aware of numerous obstacles and hazards in these locations. The course includes both a classroom/theory (approx. 4 hours) and a hands-on/practical component for the student operator at a venue within the Property Management Company or Municipality.

You’ll Learn…

  • Classroom ActivitiesThe following topics are thoroughly covered:
    • Documentation and record keeping
    • Vehicle records including pre-trip and maintenance reports to/from your maintenance section

    Benefits of pre-season checks

    • Route checks
    • Equipment checks
    • Review of winter maintenance policy
  • Equipment operation
    • Salt smarts
    • Post season maintenance and storage of equipment

    Best practices for plowing and snow

    • removal techniques
    • Parking lots
    • Entrances and exits
    • Driveways

    Practical/Hands-on Activities

    • Pre-trip & obstacle clearance course
    • Optional on-road assessment (defensive driving techniques)


Hear From Past Attendees

“A lot of content but just right amount of time”

Jeff Myer Town of Guelph/Eramosa

“Very informative session, instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful with detailedquestions”

Angela Marazita City of Windsor

“Excellent course, I feel better prepared starting my job and feel that the knowledge I have obtained over those 2 days be certainly an advantage to bringing the company in compliance in respect to CVOR.”

Myra Marsh Total Cable Contracting

“This is a very well organized and presented course. The information provided is both relevant and imprtant.”

Bruce Graham City of Kenora

“Excellent course, opened my eyes to things we need to improve on”

Tim Whiting Blue Water Power Distribution