Forestry Field Skills Program

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Format: Online and field training


This three-week field-based program is based on the three key forestry areas of demand and employment. Gain hands-on training on the standards and procedures around Safety and the Environment, Silviculture and Wildfire Management and Control. 


  • Identify key wilderness awareness strategies and procedures
  • Conduct basic Forestry measurements, assessments and field procedures
  • Conduct Forestry surveying and field mapping
  • Identify and apply standard silviculture, stand tending and fuel management field procedures
  • Conduct field work as a recognized “Qualified Persons” field technician
  • Operate and maintain a chainsaw, brush saw, water pump and winch
  • Work safely and responsibly in the forestry workplace
  • Identify the key phases and management of Wildfires
  • Conduct Fire Suppression & Safety procedures as a qualified S-100 Wildland Firefighter
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities with the Incident Command System
  • Conduct standard field communication protocols and procedures
  • Conduct helicopter safety procedures
  • Operate portable water pumps

This Course Includes

  • Customizable option
  • Free, lifetime access


You are required to bring their own equipment:

  • Field clothing
  • Hard hat with muffs and face screen
  • Field vest
  • Shovel
  • Compass
  • GPS unit

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There are no upcoming courses for Forestry Field Skills Program at this time, please check back again in the future or view our course schedule for more options.
For inquiries on this course, please contact NRTG at: 1-877-388-2172 or