Advanced Forestry Equipment Operator

4 weeks 

Much like the 4 week program but with more machine hours. This course will give the student additional experience and training they will need in order to secure employment in the Forestry 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. 

Machine Options:

(select 1 machine) 

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

Compliance Course Training

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

Practical Machine Maintenance and Operation Training: 

180 hours of on site training: 

  • Machine Orientation and Preventative Maintenance
  • Advanced Machine Operations 

 Cost: $29,350

**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.