Ground Force Training > Testimonials

The instructor was very informative and made the  heavy equipment course very enjoyable. It gave us things to consider that would not have been though of otherwise. Thanks.

Enersource Hydro

ON,

Great course. I was very pleased with the information that was presented. The instructor was very experienced on all aspects of the job and very interested in our site specific challenges. Thanks for the knowledge and your time.

Mount Pleasant Group Cemetery

ON,

Excellent, informative course. It’s nice that it has hands-on training and goes through the inspection, step-by-step.

Brock University

ON,

I found the course very educational. It has made me aware of allot of things I will not be doing while driving. I’ll share with others what information I received.

Powerstream Corporation

ON,

Another great course. I enjoyed the brainstorming exercises as it created many beneficial conversations on all subject matter. The presenters were very knowledgeable and kept a great pace.

City of Kingston

ON,

I have operated for 10 years and the instructor showed me things I did not know. Excellent course and instructor

Town of Erin

ON,

The course material was helpful and instructors were very knowledgeable. The course was a very good learning tool.

United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry

ON,

Even when you think there is nothing left to learn, you do and that is why this course and its instructors is a must. Loved the training and the instructor made it so much more enjoyable with his down to earth attitude, sharing of past experiences and constant reminder of the dangers out there.

City of Greater Sudbury

ON,

A good course that gave allot of information covering many areas of road repair. It covered what to watch for in road deficiencies and how to repair/treatment options.

Township of Uxbridge

ON,

I learnt a lot of information which I will pass on to staff and supervisors. The instructors are very knowledgeable and thorough. I will recommend this course to my fellow employees.

City of Vaughan

ON,

It was nice to see the instructor has the hands on experience to back up his teaching. Everything was explained clear and all questions were welcomed and answered. I thoroughly enjoyed the course, and the instructor!”

County of Renfrew

ON,

One of the best courses I have taken! It pertains to my job. I will recommend this course to the training supervisor and superintendents. Both instructors have great knowledge and know what they are talking about. Thanks.

Regional Municipality of Durham

ON,

Good course with excellent visual aids. The instructor was well prepared and obviously highly experienced. Information was very pertinent, I will incorporate this into an annual training session for our staff.

City of Auburn

NY,

Everyone felt comfortable driving with you. Most were nervous at first but commented that you made them feel relaxed as they proceeded. I believe that this class is a great learning tool for One Person Plowing.

Town of Perinton

NY,

I have received a lot of positive feedback from our employees including the ones that I felt would not keep an open mind through the process. I greatly appreciate the work you do and look forward to seeing the snow and ice and excavator training.

Tompkins County

NY,

Excellent presentation. I am sure even the more seasoned operators learned something new. I will be using your company again for driver evaluation and equipment operation.

Town of Geddes

NY,

I learned techniques that I had no idea you do could do with a grader, or a grader could really do itself! The instructor was very knowledgeable and taught me more in a short time then my co-workers did in a full season. I would recommend this course to anyone.

Rural Municipality of St. Andrews

MB,

The instructor did a very well informed presentation. A lot of info to absorb. I have been plowing snow for 30 years and I feel I came away with more than I came in with.

Town of Penfield

NY,

I found the course materials easy to comprehend and informative. I enjoyed the one-on-one, hands-on evaluation and the instructor was knowledgeable and personable.

Town of St. Walburg

MB,

He is the best heavy equipment instructor I have every seen.

Rural Municipality of Stanley

MB,

I learned new techniques which I will be able to utilize in the future. I would recommend this course for any operator regardless of what their experience is.

Rural Municipality of Clements

MB,

The hands-on, practical portion was very helpful, with lots of good information on the mechanics of our grader.

Town of Carman

MB,

The course was very helpful. I learned many new things. The instructor was very helpful, calm and took his time.

Town of Emerson

MB,

The course was very helpful. I learned many new things. The instructor was very helpful, calm and took his time.

Town of Emerson

MB,

I learned techniques that I had no idea you do could do with a grader, or a grader could really do itself! The instructor was very knowledgeable and taught me more in a short time then my co-workers did in a full season. I would recommend this course to anyone.

Rural Municipality of St. Andrews

MB,

I learned allot in a short time, mainly because of the instant feedback received from the instructor. I appreciated the candor and hands-on aspect of the training. Thank you!

Rural Municipality of Ritchot

MB,

This was an awesome course. I learned more in one day than in 38 years of running a grader – especially in doing things in different ways.

Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West

MB

The course was very informative. The instructor spoke clearly and I learned a few new tricks to try.

Moose Mountain Provincial Park

SK,

 

It was good to find out things I didn’t know about some of the button functions on the grader.

Onion Lake Creek Nation

SK,

 

This course helped remind me of what I should know and be aware of. The instructor was very thorough and understanding. This course would really help new operators.

Rural Municipality of Sherwood

SK,

 

The training course was very clear and worth the time. The instructor made good points and was easy to talk to and ask questions of.

Rural Municipality of Baildon

SK,

 

Very good course. I learned more than I expected! The trainer was great at explaining the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’

Rural Municipality of Frenchman Butte

SK,

 

A course that is highly recommended. It is time well spent with the instructor who explained very clearly the operation of the motor grader and what it can do. I’m very satisfied and ever so happy to have taken the course.

Rural Municipality of Invergordon

SK,

 

Awesome job by the instructor. I learned allot and had a few laughs. Thanks.

Municipal District of Provost

SK,

 

Excellent teacher with good patience makes it easier to learn when not under pressure. Would do it again anytime. Thorough and casual style made it very easy to learn.

City of Swift Current

SK,

 

I enjoyed this training and learned a lot, including taking my time and do the job right. I received some time with the joysticks and with practice I could use those types of graders. I learned quite a few little tricks to really make the job easier. Spreading will be a lot easier now.

Village of Piapot

SK,

 

The course was very informative for my skill level. I had only 20 minutes of real experience on the grader prior to training and this course greatly improved my knowledge base. The practical training gave me hands-on experience and increased my confidence in the seat.

Village of Air Ronge

SK,

 

I was very pleased with the course. The classroom session was very informative, with good communications and information. The practical was really good! I like Ground Force Training because they have real life experience.

Fishing Lake Metis Settlement

AB,

 

Great reminder of what I was complacent at. During the practical training, the instructor was very knowledgeable and clear on showing us how to operate, with a strong emphasis on safety.

Cypress Hills Provincial Park

AB,

 

It was very helpful to be taught how to do things the proper way. You can teach old dogs new tricks. I’m glad we did this course and the instructor was very good.

Westlock County

AB,

 

The instructor was knowledgeable about all aspects of grading roads and willing to answer any questions or address any concerns. Overall, I really enjoyed the course

Municipal District of Taber

AB,

 

The instructor was awesome. He made me feel comfortable and was extremely patient with us. Excellent course!

Strathcona County

AB,

 

Very informative! Plenty of ideas and options for going forward with our winter maintenance program as well as future development.

City of Cold Lake

AB,

 

I have over 600 hours on the grader, but the instructor still showed me how I could become a better operator. He knew his stuff!

Town of Pincher Creek

AB,

 

I learned a lot about the machine and operation. I didn’t know it could do so much. The instructor was great, he really knows his stuff and has a great approach for teaching. I look forward to more training.

Town of Carstairs

AB,

 

A real eye-opener. I enjoyed the heavy equipment course. The instructor helped me learn new tricks.

County of Northern Lights

AB,

 

The course was well presented and beneficial for an ‘old hand’. I learned some new things, and remembered others.

Town of Drayton Valley

AB,

 

Overall the course was very informative and interesting. The course was very helpful with learning new grading techniques. I’m very impressed with the course.

Yellowhead Road & Bridge

BC,

 

The instructor was very clear on his direction and instruction which made it easy to follow out the take given. The instructor was able to answer all of my questions and give guidance on the areas I thought I struggled with.

City of Salmon Arm

BC,

 

The course was comprehensive and informative. Especially useful for those new to winter operations.

City of Kelowna

BC,

 

I gained a fair amount of knowledge. The instructor was very knowledgeable. I would recommend this course to others.

Town of Golden

BC,

 

Very informative and the instructor is very knowledgeable. We stuck to task and learned lots. It was very interesting. I would take any courses from Ground Force any chance I get.

City of Trail

BC,

This course was everything I expected it to be. Very interesting and the time went very fast.

Town of Paradise

NL,

The instructor took the time to point out things, corrected, and suggested an easier way. Overall I’m happy with what I’ve learned throughout the training.

Metro Vancouver

BC,

This was a very well organized and educational course. The instructor was well informed.

Department of Transportation

NS,

This course was more applicable to our smaller operation that I had anticipated. The instructor was knowledgeable, practical and relevant. Wish I had been shown some of these things 20 years ago!

Town of Westville

NS,

More interesting than most courses I have had. Stayed on subject and exercises were helpful and class participation was good.

Town of Riverview

NB,

It gave me a lot of knowledge to protect yourself, any work that is being done and your employees by training everybody. Heavy equipment course was good.

Town of Shediac

NB,

The co-ordination of the workbook and the power point presentation was very productive and useful.

City of Dieppe

NB,

This was a good refresher, but I also learned something new. I hope to have another course with this instructor. He was very professional in his work.

City of Edmundston

NB,

The instructor was very helpful and knowledgeable in all aspects of training. I feel quite comfortable operating the loader after this course.

City of Fredericton

NB,

Very important information, and lots of it. The heavy equipment course was very organized and informative.

City of Bathurst

NB,

One of the most informative heavy equipment course I have ever had. Takes the extra time to make sure you know your stuff. This is ‘real-life’ training.

Town of Quispamsis

NB,