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Combination Forestry & Construction Equipment Operator

6 weeks 

This 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. 

Compliance Course Training: 

40 hours of classroom training will consist of: 

(choose 4 courses)


  • First Aid Level 1 

  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) 

  • H2S Alive


  • S100 Fire Suppression OR Ground Disturbance 

  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) 

200 hours seat time
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 


200 hours of on-site training: 

  • Machine Orientation & Preventative Maintenance 

  • Advanced Machine Operations  

Cost: $28500



This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

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