Forest Technology

Code

190.B0

Diploma

DEC

Sector

Foresterie et papier

Number of credits

91 1/3

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1365 Hours

Statut

Program approved in 1998

To train forestry technologists to work in the field and to develop the techniques required for sustainable silviculture and harvesting timber.

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

• no requirements

Day/Evening

D

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

silviculture supervisor
forestry technician

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
00KLTo analyze the occupation
00KMTo identify plant life in Québec’s forests
00KNTo carry out activities related to health and safety and to forest fire prevention
00KPTo process forest-related computerized data
00KQTo identify the dendrometric variables of a forest
00KRTo manage stocks of felled wood
00KSTo manage human and material resources
00KTTo classify a forest site
00KUTo map a forest area
00KVTo carry out prevention, detection and control of insects and tree diseases
00KWTo inventory a forest area
00KXTo solve work organization problems
00KYTo carry out silviculture work prior to harvesting
00KZTo verify the compliance of forest interventions
00L0To supervise precommercial and rehabilitation work in an area
00L1To analyze the phases involved in timber harvesting
00L2To propose interventions related to the management of private forests
00L3To coordinate infrastructure-related work
00L4To coordinate timber harvesting work
00L5To participate in developing management plans and reports