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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

  • Sustainable Resource Management Program is a fully-integrated two-year diploma of technology program with a focus on forestry, arboriculture and natural resource management supporting the growth of sustainable communities.
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology is used to manage and utilize geographic data, and is increasingly being recognized as an essential tool in such diverse fields as forest management, urban planning, engineering, municipal management ...

Collège Boréal- We are a french language college in Sudbury, Ontario. Two 3-year programs are offered: Forestry Technologist and Forestry and Wildlife Management Technologist.

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 - In the two-year Forest Ecosystem Management Technician (Co-op) Program, you will acquire the theoretical knowledge and technical skills needed to work effectively in the forest and environmental sectors.

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 Technician Diploma is the second year of the Natural Resources program. This program blends theory and applied science skills that are valuable to forestry, oil/gas/mining exploration, utilities sectors, municipalities, parks.

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 - You'll find valuable information and photographs of exciting student field activities from our Forestry, Fish & &Outdoor Recreation Technician programs.

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