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Belterra’s Conveyor Belt Technician Apprenticeship Program

At Belterra, we pride ourselves on being able to deliver outstanding service efficiently and safely. And we can’t do that without ensuring our workers receive the best training for the job. This is why we developed the Belterra Conveyor Belt Technician Apprenticeship Program—the first training program of its kind in Canada . All of our Conveyor Belt Technicians receive both in-class and on-the-job training through this comprehensive 4-year program that takes them from understanding  the basics of a conveyor system to being able to lead  the most complicated installation jobs on site. 


Read on to find out more about this program and what it can do for you. 

Watch the video above for a glimpse of what we do in action.

What is a Conveyor Belt Technician and What Do They Do?

A Conveyor Belt Technician is a critical role within Belterra, and within the entire conveyor belting industry. A Conveyor Belt Technician’s primary duties involve installing, maintaining, and repairing conveyor belts and components at various customer sites that require conveyor belt systems to keep their operations running smoothly. 


If you like to take problems head-on, deliver remarkable solutions, and see the direct effects of your work, consider joining the Belterra team!


What is the Belterra Conveyor Belt Technician Apprenticeship Program?

The Apprenticeship Program is a standardized, company-wide internal certification system for our Conveyor Belt Technician workforce. Employees who successfully graduate from the program will receive a certificate declaring their status as Journeyman Conveyor Belt Technicians and receive the Journeyman wage set by their local Belterra branch.  

The program provides a systematic structure to train, develop, and empower one of our most important assets—our service employees.

The program is a 4-year program with each year being one level. An Apprentice is expected to gain progressive knowledge and skills throughout Year 1 to Year 4, until they’re deemed to be fully trained as a Journeyman Conveyor Belt Technician.  

What Can I Expect as an Apprentice in
the Apprenticeship Program?

Every Apprentice will receive the following as part of the Apprenticeship Program: 

  • Training based on the required knowledge, skills, and abilities a Conveyor Belt Technician is expected to acquire at each level of the program.
  • Compensation according to a standard structure that is proportional to each level of the program.
  • Yearly evaluations, guidance, and support to ensure success in the program.

How Does the Apprenticeship Program Benefit Belterra’s Workforce? 

Here are just a few of the benefits of the program: 

  • Provides clear guideline for training
  • Fair compensation structure linked to skills development
  • Clear path of skills advancement and wage increase
  • Proof of competency and expertise
  • Status and recognition

What Are You Waiting For? Apply Today to Become a Conveyor Belt Technician Apprentice!

 We’re currently seeking Conveyor Belt Technicians/Trainees in the following Belterra locations:

  • Calgary, AB
  • Edmonton, AB
  • Winnipeg, MB
  • Sudbury, ON
  • Timmins, ON
  • Brantford, ON
  • Sault Ste. Marie, ON

As a Conveyor Belt Technician Apprentice, you will be performing in-shop belt work as well as completing in-field belting services at customer sites, interacting with customers and representing Belterra in a professional manner. Previous industrial construction trade or experience, or skills such as rigging and hoisting are an asset, but not required.