EKpass Completes Overhead Crane Operator Training for Special Areas Board

 

March, 2013

 

EKpass completed overhead crane operator training in January of this year. Since the announcement of being awarded a multi-year contract for the provision of heavy equipment operator training as well as other training and related services with the Special Areas Board in Alberta; EKpass has been developing and delivering multiple training programs. Under this contract EKpass has created and delivered a wide variety of training programs including heavy equipment operator training for multiple machine types as used by Special Areas Board.

 

The Special Areas is a rural municipality in Southeastern Alberta. Its boundaries outline over 5 million acres of land and are home to almost 5000 residents. The Special Areas is a unique type of municipality, administered by a Board of three members appointed by Lieutenant Governor in Council. In addition to the Board, an advisory council of 13 is elected in accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act and represents the residents of the three Special Areas.

 

The Special Areas offers diverse programs and services. These services include:

 

  • Maintenance of over 6000 kilometers of local roads
  • Construction of local roads
  • Operation and maintenance of Special Areas Recreational Parks
  • Provision of Water Services
  • Public Land Management
  • Operation and maintenance of community pastures
  • Agricultural development & conservation programming
  • Emergency and protective services
  • Rural stabilization and economic development programs

 

 

Company Background

 

EKpass is a global heavy equipment training, consulting, and I.T. services company specializing in productivity, safety, and environmental programs and services.

 

Many contractors, both civilian and military, turn to EKpass for their heavy equipment operator training needs as well as other equipment training. EKpass is an international training and consulting firm that specializes in operator training on a variety of mobile equipment. In addition to a myriad of civilian clients, the company has provided the Canadian Armed Forces, the US Navy, the United States Marine Corps and other branches of the military with professional instructor-led heavy equipment operator training. These seasoned certified instructors have provided services at hundreds of locations world-wide.

 

EKpass is a global training and consulting firm with more than twenty years of experience specializing in all types of heavy or mobile and heavy equipment operator and safety training programs. This wide scope training and consulting addresses such issues as machine maintenance procedures, operating safety essentials, and overall operating strategies that lead to improved productivity.  EKpass utilizes a vast library of electronic, audio visual, printed material, and other materials specific to client equipment.  In addition, EKpass brings extensive past experience in mobile equipment operator training to the forefront during the preparation of all e-learning programs.  The EKpass development team consists of instructional designers, graphic designers, multimedia programmers, 3D animators, sound engineers and subject matter experts (SME).  Designers and programmers are experienced in mobile equipment productivity and safety techniques.

 

EKpass, using state of the art training techniques and technology, develops and delivers equipment training programs that are both effective and stimulating. EKpass professional resources enable us to offer vital training and mentoring for all clients. EKpass experience in training “on site” makes it possible to provide “tailor made training” specific for every client operation.

 

EKpass' balanced curriculum of performance and safety solution based theory and hands on training addresses all needs.  EKpass has an extensive I.T. arm including web based training development. Other services offered by EKpass include hoisting and equipment safety audits, needs assessments, efficiency analysis, equipment operator evaluation, and other solutions to heavy equipment operating challenges.

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North America Toll Free

1-800-638-9524

CONTACT US

Outside North America

1+780-459-5850

US OFFICE

EKpass

100 Congress Ave. Suite 2000

Austin, TX, 78701 USA

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

64 Riel Drive, Suite 6
St. Albert, AB, Canada T8N-4A4

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

2366 Avenue C North
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L-5X5

Copyright ­© 2017 EKpass Corp. All rights reserved.

North America Toll Free

1-800-638-9524

CONTACT US

Outside North America

1+780-459-5850

US OFFICE

EKpass

100 Congress Ave.
Suite 2000

Austin, TX, 78701 USA

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

64 Riel Drive, Suite 6
St. Albert, AB, Canada T8N-4A4

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

2366 Avenue C North
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L-5X5

Copyright ­© 2017 EKpass Corp. All rights reserved.

Copyright ­© 2017 EKpass Corp. All rights reserved.

North America Toll Free

1-800-638-9524

US OFFICE

EKpass

100 Congress Ave.
Suite 2000

Austin, TX, 78701 USA

CONTACT US

Outside North America

1+780-459-5850

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

64 Riel Drive, Suite 6
St. Albert, AB, Canada T8N-4A4

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

2366 Avenue C North
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L-5X5

North America Toll Free

1-800-638-9524

CONTACT US

Outside North America

1+780-459-5850

US OFFICE

EKpass

100 Congress Ave.
Suite 2000

Austin, TX, 78701 USA

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

64 Riel Drive, Suite 6
St. Albert, AB, Canada T8N-4A4

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

2366 Avenue C North
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L-5X5

Copyright ­© 2017 EKpass Corp. All rights reserved.

US OFFICE

EKpass

100 Congress Ave.
Suite 2000

Austin, TX, 78701 USA

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

64 Riel Drive, Suite 6
St. Albert, AB, Canada T8N-4A4

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

2366 Avenue C North
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L-5X5

Copyright ­© 2017 EKpass Corp. All rights reserved.

Copyright ­© 2017 EKpass Corp. All rights reserved.

US OFFICE

EKpass

100 Congress Ave.
Suite 2000

Austin, TX, 78701 USA

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

64 Riel Drive, Suite 6
St. Albert, AB, Canada T8N-4A4

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

2366 Avenue C North
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L-5X5

US OFFICE

EKpass

100 Congress Ave.
Suite 2000

Austin, TX, 78701 USA

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

64 Riel Drive, Suite 6
St. Albert, AB, Canada T8N-4A4

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

2366 Avenue C North
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L-5X5

Copyright ­© 2017 EKpass Corp. All rights reserved.

Copyright ­© 2017 EKpass Corp. All rights reserved.

US OFFICE

EKpass

100 Congress Ave.
Suite 2000

Austin, TX, 78701 USA

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

64 Riel Drive, Suite 6
St. Albert, AB, Canada T8N-4A4

CANADIAN OFFICE

EKpass

2366 Avenue C North
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L-5X5