Combination Forestry & Construction Equipment Operator

5 weeks 

This 5 week program is designed for the novice operator to assist students in learning the skills needed to operate both forestry and construction equipment. By taking this course the student will be a valuable asset to any employer in either industry. 

The student will have the choice of one piece of forestry equipment and the choice of either Excavator or Dozer in construction to be certified in. Based on the student's proficiency, they will be certified upon review. 

240 hours total

Machine Options:

Forestry Equipment 
(select 1 machine) 

  • Log Loader 
  • Dangle Head Processor
  • Feller Buncher
  • Grapple Skidder
  • Forwarder 

Construction Equipment
(select one machine) 

  • Excavator 
  • Dozer 

Compliance Course Training

40 hours of classroom training will consist of your choice of the below 4 courses: 
  • First Aid Level 1 
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) 
  • H2S Alive
  • S100 Fire Suppression OR Ground Distsrubance 
  • Construction Sfety Training Systems (CSTS) 

Practical Machine Maintenance and Operation Training: 

200 hours of on site training: 

- 120 hours of forestry training
- 80 hours of construction training 

  • Machine Orientation and Preventative Maintenance
  • Advanced Machine Operations 

 Cost: $28,500

**All students of O’Brien Training will be registered into our recruitment database through Core Recruitment.  Each course includes in house consultation with one of our Recruiters at Core Recruitment where students will be assisted with career development services to increase the probability of successful employment.