Forestry Foundation Program

The 12-Week Forestry Foundation program is designed to provide new forestry workers with the basic knowledge and skills required to work safety in the forest industry in British Columbia.

The program develops the underpinning knowledge and basic skills to start working in entry level positions and gives trainees competency credit towards a broad range of forestry occupations.

Learning outcomes

  • Employable Skills Training (WHMIS, Fall Protection, S-100, Human Factors, OFA Level 1, Transportation Endorsement)
  • Essential and Employability Skills
  • General Forestry Occupational Skills
  • Legislation and Regulation
  • Hazards
  • Yarding and Mechanized Harvesting
  • Road Building
  • Mechanical Machinery
  • Stand Tending
  • Hazards and Vehicle Dynamics
  • Chainsaw Operation

The Workforce Training department is now accepting applications for this FREE pilot program.

Dates and location 

Terrace campus

November 1, 2019 to February 14, 2020


Kelly Jean
250.635.6511 Ext. 5473