Government Agencies & Municipal Equipment Training

VISTA Training offers numerous training programs and services that are tailored to the needs of government agencies and municipalities. In addition, VISTA has had a long relationship with the American Public Works Association (APWA), which entitles APWA members to a 10% discount on all of the training videos in our catalog.

Affordable 1-hour training modules

VISTA's Silver Series training modules cover basic machine operation and safety principles in approximately one to two hours - perfect for new operator orientation sessions on common types of heavy equipment used in aggregate operations. Programs are delivered via web browser and can be accessed on demand, 24x7. A final test and certificate of completion are included. Over 30 course titles available.

Titles include:

  • Haul Truck - Operation & Safety
  • Articulated Haul Truck - Operation & Safety
  • Wheel Loader - Operation & Safety
  • Motor Grader - Operation & Safety
  • Track Excavator - Operation & Safety
  • Heavy Equipment - Intro & Safety

  • Heavy Equipment - Pre-Use Inspection
  • Due Diligence - Alberta
  • Transporting Heavy Equipment
  • Dozer - Operation & Safety
  • Tire Care

    ...and many more titles.

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On-site training services

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Instructor kits - everything but the trainer!

VISTA instructor kits provide you with professionally-designed government contractor training programs you can use to get your workers up to speed quickly. All you have to do is provide the trainer. These kits take care of everything else!

Titles include:

  • Jurnee™ Dozer Instructor Kit
  • Jurnee™ Excavator Instructor Kit
  • Jurnee™ Motor Grader Instructor Kit
  • Jurnee™ Skid Steer Instructor Kit
  • Jurnee™ Transporting Equipment Instructor Kit
  • Jurnee™ Wheel Loader Instructor Kit

...and many more titles.


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Training videos

Here is a partial list of the government agency and municipal-related training videos and resources that are available in our online store.

Skid Steer Loaders

  • Skid Steer Loader Pre-Operation Inspection
  • Skid Steer Loader Safe Operating Techniques
  • Skid Steer Loader - Spanish language

Road maintenance

  • Mowing Safety - Right of Way
  • Hand-Held Cut-Off Saws

Digging dangers

Click here to view the complete list of Digging Dangers videos we have available.

Theft and vandalism protection

  • Equipment Theft & Vandalism Kit

Snow removal

  • Snow Removal Techniques
  • Motor Grader - Snow Plowing

Work zone safety

  • Road Crew Safety
  • Transporting Construction Equipment
  • Handbooks and Decals for Road Crews

Trenching and excavation

  • NUCA Excavation Safety Orientation
  • Confined space in construction

Tips from the pros

  • Tips From the Pros - Backhoe Loader
  • Tips From the Pros - Crawler Dozer
  • Tips From the Pros - Crawler Excavator
  • Tips From the Pros - Wheel Loader

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Affordable PC-based simulators

PC-based simulators from VISTA are a trusted and cost-effective way of improving traditional operator training programs for government agencies and municipalities. They're also excellent tools to assess which candidates have the best natural aptitude for equipment operation, so you can focus your limited budget and manpower on the best trainees. These simulators provide vital hands-on experience to trainees in a safe, instructionally-designed environment.

Titles include:

...and many more titles.


Pre-operation inspection checklists

  • Backhoe Loader
  • Crawler Excavator
  • Wheel Loader
  • Grader

  • Skid Steer Loader
  • Trailer Equipment
  • Concrete Delivery Trucks

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Contact us for more information

For more information about VISTA's construction contractor training services, please contact us at 800-942-2886 or 262-514-2886 or via e-mail at

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