Forestry Equipment Operator
4 weeks


This course is 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
(140 hours seat time)
Machine Options:

(select 1 machine)

  • Log Loader 

  • Dangle Head Processor

  • Feller Buncher

  • Grapple Skidder​

Practical Machine Maintenance and Operation Training

140 hrs of onsite training:
  • Machine Operations and Preventative Maintenance 

  • Advanced Machine Operations 

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

Cost: $23,630

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