Advanced forestry skills training program

cranbrook, BC

Now recruiting foR
april 29 to september 6, 2019

Over 19 weeks of training, students will gain valuable industry skills & certifications, including:

  • Forestry Field Studies, including species identification, map, compass, streams, wildlife management, forest health, GPS, GIS, timber cruising, layout, forest operations, fuels management, tree planting, silviculture and more.

  • Occupational First Aid - Level 3

  • Silviculture Surveyor Certification

  • Wildlife Danger Tree Assessor

  • Harvesting and Silviculture

  • Basic Chainsaw Operator

  • Basic Brush Saw, Brushing and Thinning Training

  • S100 Basic Fire Suppression and Safety

  • S185 Fire Entrapment Avoidance

  • Basic Fall Protection

  • Bear Aware


  • Canadian Safety Council ATV and UTV Off-Road Vehicle Operation

  • BC Hydro Utility Tree Worker

  • Teambuilding, Leadership, Work Readiness, TOWES and more

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Applications are subject to the following selection criteria. Successful applicants must be:

  • Unemployed or currently working fewer than 20 hours per week

  • Eligible for EI benefits

  • Currently living in the East Kootenay region

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