Forestry Equipment Operator

4 weeks

This is a four week course (depending on days per week of training) designed for the novice operator.

The classroom portion of this course consists of safety awareness, regulatory training and compliance training.

The practical portion of this course consists of machine orientation, preventative maintenance and operation at our forestry site. Based on the student's proficiency, they will be certified upon review. 

180 Hours Total

Machine Options:

(select 1 machine)

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

Compliance Course Training: 

40 hours of in class or online training for:

  • First Aid (Level 1)
  • T.D.G
  • H2S Alive
  • S-100 Fire Suppression or Ground Disturbance

Practical Machine Maintenance and Operation Training:
140 hrs of onsite training will consist of:

  • Machine Operations and Preventative Maintenance 
  • Advanced Machine Operations 

Cost: $23,630


**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.