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Logging Equipment Operator Academy- 1.10.2022

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The link below will take you to the sign-up and payment portal for the Logging Equipment Operator Program.  This is a 16-week program, beginning January 10, 2022.  The class will run Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm.  There is a $50 nonrefundable registration fee for this program. >>To Enroll and Make Payment for the Logging Equipment Operator Program, Click Here<< 


This is a 16-week program designed to equip students with little to no experience to become a logging equipment operator with safety certifications, as well as Professional Logging Manager (PLM) status.

This course will consist of classroom instruction in forestry concepts, logging safety, and basic business concepts specific to logging.  Field sessions will reinforce classroom training and provide actual equipment operation. 

Logging equipment operators operate heavy machines, like skidders, feller-bunchers, loaders, dozers and graders,  An operator must be able to work in a fast-paced, physically demanding job that requires attention to detail and good hand-eye coordination.



  • Must be 18+ years of age
  • Must be able to pass a DOT drug test
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to provide own transportation
  • Previous experience with equipment operation (farm tractors, dozers, etc.) is desirable, but not required
  • $50 nonrefundable registration fee



  • Classroom Training
  • Safety
  • First Aid
  • Professional Logging Manager (PLM)
  • Equipment Simulations
  • Field Training
  • Equipment Operation
  • Equipment Safety
  • Best Management Practices (BMP)
  • Basic Equipment Maintenance


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>>To Enroll and Make Payment for the Logging Equipment Operator Program, Click Here<<