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What You Need Before You Start
Before you start your first day of work in construction, you may need to purchase items to help you do your job safely. Also, holding certain trade related certificates or certifications can show the company that you mean business!
The list below should give you a head start to start work in the construction industry. But always remember to check with the employer for the exact items you need for the job you will perform.
1. Personal Protective Equipment
Note: Some certificates require re-certification on an annual basis.
Manitoba Class 5 Drivers License
Clean Driver's Abstract First Aid/CPR Training WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous
Materials Information System)
Manitoba CLass 3 or Class 1 Driver's License
Clean Driver's Abstract
Training with MHCA* (full or half day)
Roadbuilders Safety Training System
Flagperson Training with Practicum
Excavation and Trenching/Ground Disturbance
TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods)
*Manitoba Heavy Construction Association