Free tuition and PPE gear for participants! Program starting soon!
If you are 18+ (but not tied to the school system) and interested in Forestry, we want to hear from you!
Program start date: October 21st, 2019 with a two week break over the Holidays
This introductory Training Program is tuition-free and designed to provide students with the foundation skills and knowledge required to work safely, productively and sustainably in a harvesting environment.
The program content is based on competencies identified by the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC). The competencies were identified in consultation with industry subject matter experts and include the key skills, knowledge and attributes required for entry-level workers to have a strong safety philosophy and be successful.
In addition to course work and chainsaw operation, students will complete training in:
• Fall Protection
• S-100 - Fire Suppression and Safety
• Level 1 First Aid
• Transportation Endorsement
Participants eligible to receive training must be:
• Minimum 19 years of age (or 18 years old but not tied to the school system)
• Valid driver’s license
• Physically fit
• Completion of Forestry Foundations assessment (upon registration)
Okanagan College – Revelstoke Centre
1401 First Street West Revelstoke, BC
To register or for more information please call 250-837-4235 ext 6504