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Timber Harvesting & Tree Care Certificate

Program


Timber Harvesting and Tree Care Certificates


Level 1

To provide orientation to basic climbing equipment and its proper use in tree forestry. General and site specific forest management planning, silviculture, soils, indicator plant identification, production and cost analysis, physical training, and tree felling are parts of this course.  Bulldozers, skidders, and knuckleboom loaders and log trucks are introduced.

Level 2

To provide site specific, forest management planning, silviculture, soils, indicator plant identification, use of computer and general office equipment, tree felling, climbing and bucking are included. Maximum tree yield and skidder are expanded.  Climbing skills with emphasis on the efficient movement in trees, rigging and lowering techniques for pruning and tree removal with the use of chainsaws.

Program Outcomes


Gainful Employment Disclosure
2012-2013 Academic Year

Cost of Program

Tuition: $2,864
Course Fees: $
Books and Supplies: $
On-Campus Room and Board: $6,044

Length of Program
Time to Complete: 2 Semesters
% On Time Completion: N/A

Employment
Links to Job Placement/Types: Career One Stop-Loggers, Occupational Outlook-Loggers
SOC Codes: 45-4021 Fallers; 45-4029 Logging Workers, All Other
Job Placement Rate: N/A

Median Debt
Federal Loans: N/A
Private Educational Loans: N/A
Institution Financing Plans: N/A
 

Curriculum

No Curriculum Available For Timber Harvesting & Tree Care Certificate

Career Opportunities


Students who complete the Timber Harvesting and Tree Care Certificate will be able to utilize their skills in the following positions:

  • Logger/ Logging Contractor
  • Truck Driver
  • Arborist
  • Urban Forester
  • Equipment Operator
  • Grounds/Maintenance
Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764
877.HOCKING
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