Nearly two-thirds of Ontario is covered by Crown forest. NORCAT ensures that contractors and workers know and understand how to work safely and responsibly in one of Ontario’s more lucrative industries.
Forestry Pit and Road Construction Equipment Operator Training Program #600100
Achieve accreditation in the The Forestry Pit and Road Construction Equipment Operator Training Program #600100. Training and evaluations are provided for the specialty modules. Upon completion of the entire program, the approval of the signing Authority and the trainer participants will receive full accreditation from the MAESD.
This program is a forestry equivalent to the Surface Miner Program #770210, the mandatory program for Surface Mining Operations.
The Forestry Pit and Road Construction Equipment Operator Training Program is organized under the following programs:
#600101 – SUPERVISOR TRAINING PROGRAM
#600102 – HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR OPERATOR TRAINING PROGRAM
#600103 – BULLDOZER OPERATOR TRAINING PROGRAM
#600104 – FRONT END LOADER OPERATOR TRAINING PROGRAM
#600105 – HAULAGE TRUCK OPERATOR TRAINING PROGRAM
#600106 – GRADER OPERATOR TRAINING PROGRAM
#600107 – FUEL TRUCK OPERATOR TRAINING PROGRAM
#600108 – SERVICE TRUCK OPERATOR TRAINING PROGRAM
Professional Chainsaw Operators Course
Designed to give you the edge on safety in chainsaw operation, the Professional Chainsaw Operators course is designed for individuals who may work in a logging operation and those who
may fell trees or brush in the workplace.
Safe Handling and Maintenance Course
Designed for those who do not fell trees but use a saw on occasion to cut timber or trim the end of a log.
Both the Professional Chainsaw Operators and Safe Handling and Maintenance Courses start in the classroom and then practical experience is gained by exercising the techniques and procedures in a cutting environment.