Allied Health

Arts, Business & Science

Engineering and Information Technology


Natural Resources


Public Safety Services


Collapse Expand Allied Health
Collapse Expand Arts, Business & Science
Collapse Expand Engineering and Information Technology
Collapse Expand Hospitality
Collapse Expand Natural Resources
Collapse Expand Nursing
Collapse Expand Public Safety Services
Banner image
  • Send Page to Friend
  • Print This Page

Timber Harvesting & Tree Care Certificate


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

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


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