College of the North Atlantic

Forest Resources Technician

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Program Information

School:College of the North Atlantic
Faculty:School of Natural Resources
Field of Study:Forest Technology/Technician
Description:The Forest Resources Technician program provides a strong foundation in the skills and knowledge required for a career in the natural resources industry. The program strives for innovative training that reaches beyond the classroom with a strong emphasis on "real life" experiences. Students will be versed in ecosystem management opportunities and challenges and they will be able to use their acquired skills to evaluate and present sustainable management solutions. The program may also inspire individuals to pursue further studies in forestry or other related areas of concentration.
URL:Forest Resources Technician at College of the North Atlantic
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Forest Technologists and TechniciansLogging Supervisor

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Physics 
English (2 credits) (minimum 60%) from: 3201 or 3202

Mathematics (4 credits) chosen from:
Advanced: 2200, 3200 (50% minimum in each course)
Academic: 2201 (50% minimum), 3201 (60% minimum)

Note: Students who received a combined average of 70% in high school Academic Mathematics 2201 and 3201, or a pass in both high school Advanced Mathematics 2200 and 3200 can be exempted from Math 1100. Students must apply for the exemption.

Science (4 credits) two of which must be selected from:
Biology: 3201
Physics: 3204
Chemistry: 3202
Earth Systems: 3209

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* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 06, 2020