Forestry Equipment Operator

School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences

Accepting Applications for May 2023

See curriculum for: September 2023
Credential: Certificate of Successful Completion
Classes begin:
May 08, 2023
Offered at:
Frost Campus
Program code:
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
$10,074.35 per semester*
$19,079.52 per semester*
* Tuition and fees subject to change.

Courses and Descriptions

Semester 1

APST 184
Units/ Hours: 40

APST 185
Units/ Hours: 80

FSTY 113
Units/ Hours: 40

FSTY 111
Units/ Hours: 21

FSTY 108
Units/ Hours: 24

FSTY 109
Units/ Hours: 32

Units/ Hours: 90

Students are instructed in the safe operation and maintenance of equipment associated with the arboriculture and utility industries. Chainsaw operation and tree felling techniques are competency-based standards set out by the Professional Chainsaw Operation guidelines by Workplace Safety North. The techniques introduced in this course are transferable to other courses within the program. Students will be required to purchase items of personal protective equipment (safety glasses, safety boots, chainsaw pants, safety gloves, hard hat, and hearing protection) as recommended, before the course begins.

FSTY 110
Units/ Hours: 7