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Technical Schools

Directory of Canadian Technical Schools Offering Post-Secondary Education in Forestry and Forest Products Technology


Algonquin College's Forestry Technician Diploma Program is an exciting, fast-paced, 49-week immersion in natural resources management on the doorstep of Algonquin Park in Ontario, Canada. One third of our forestry courses are conducted in the field.

British Columbia Institute of Technology

  • Forest and Natural Areas Management program is a two-year diploma program with a focus on forestry, vegetation management, arboriculture for supporting sustainable community development in both rural and urban environments..
  • Geographic Information Systems The Advanced Diploma program in Geographic Information Systems is designed for university or college graduates with a background in a related discipline or technology.

College of the North Atlantic - Forest Resources Technician program. We are Newfoundland and Labrador’s public college – one of the largest post-secondary educational and skills training centres in Atlantic Canada, with a history

College of New Caledonia - Natural Resources and Environmental Technology Program educates participants in the theory and practice of forest management at the College’s Prince George campus. The two-year program is nationally accredited through the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board, enabling graduates to qualify as B.C. Registered Forest Technologist. .

Confederation College Forestry Program - Forestry Technician - Ecosystem Management two-year co-op diploma program prepares you for a career in all areas of forestry including forest management, forest resource conservation and protection, silviculture, fish and wildlife, research support, recreation, project development with Aboriginal communities, community economic development and adventure and eco-tourism.

Fleming College - In the two-year Forestry Technician program, you'll acquire the right stuff to work effectively in natural resources management -- from identifying trees to working with high-tech computers. In an ideal combination of theory and technical hands-on experiences, your studies in the classroom will be complemented by numerous field excursions.

Hinton Training Centre A leader in the delivery of forest-related education, research and technology, participants from around the globe visit the Centre to learn more about managing forest, land, and wildfire resources.

Learn Forestry This site offers Unit/Lesson plans for BC Education Curriculum at the Grades 3/5/8 level. As well as packages that can be ordered.

Maritime College of Forest Technology is recognized by the forest industry as one of the leading forestry educational programs. In 2003 we changed our intensive 12-month program to a two-year program with September to April semesters plus a summer work practicum.

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology - This program is designed to produce technologists capable of carrying out the delivery of central core forestry practices. Graduates might typically find themselves supervising or carrying out field operations involving timber inventory, protection, harvesting or reforestation, engineering and GIS.

Okanagan College - The ArcInfo GIS Certificate is an accredited 20 week program designed to take students with little or no previous GIS knowledge to an advanced level of competence using industry standard ArcInfo. This program provides students with all the skills required to enter the rapidly expanding job market in the field of GIS.

Portage College - Natural Resources Technology diploma program attracts individuals who not only love the outdoors, but who have a strong interest in environmental sustainability. Graduates of the NRT program are equipped with the tools and the attitude to challenge the world's most current and crucial environmental issues.

Selkirk College - Forestry Technology Diploma Program. Forestry requires a more scientific and complex approach, and this program at Selkirk College is designed to train people to meet this requirement. The objective of the program is to graduate forest technologists who have the skills and competencies to be immediately employable.

Sault College Natural Resources Programs - includes studies in: Adventure Recreation and Parks Technician, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Technician, Forestry Technician: Conservation, Natural Environment Technician: Conservation and Management, Natural Environment Technologist: Conservation and Management, Natural Resource/Environmental Law: Inspection and Enforcement

Sir Sandford Fleming College - The Forestry Technician career path will appeal to you if you are passionate about the outdoors, and concerned for the responsible management of forest resources.

WoodLINKS - WoodLINKS is a non-profit society dedicated to quality education in the wood industry. Our mandate is to ensure that students, teachers and parents are knowledgeable about the wood industry and the high growth potential careers it offers