Forestry Technology

Forestry Technology students will learn woodland care and management which includes logging, cutting, planting, and marketing of wood and wood products.  This program also covers skills involved in sawing, drying, and grading lumber.

FORESTRY TECHNOLOGY - PROGRAM INFORMATION

INSTRUCTOR:  MR. ROB HARROLD

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Areas of Study

  • Forest Measurement
  • Forest Surveying
  • Dendrology
  • Forest Protection
  • Silviculture
  • Forest Soils
  • Forest Products
  • Forest Ecology
  • Forest Mechanics
  • Managing Wildlife, Water and Fish

Career Opportunities

  • Forest/Conservation Technicians
  • Forest/Conservation Workers
  • Timber Fallers
  • Logging Equipment Operators
  • Log Graders & Scalers
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COLLEGE AND CAREER OUTLOOK

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Students Occupationally and Academically Ready (SOAR) programs of study prepare today’s student for tomorrow’s high demand and high wage careers.

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See how PA Bureau of Career and Technical Education SOAR Programs of Study taken at the High School level may transfer into participating postsecondary institutions and technical centers.

PROGRAM CERTIFICATIONS

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National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) provides industry-based credentials and partner industry certifications for students enrolled in career and technical education programs.

Forestry Technology students earn the following certifications:

  • Pennsylvania Skills Certificate (NOCTI)
  • Bureau of Forestry - Forest Fire Fighter Training
  • Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Pesticide Private Applicator’s License
  • National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation
  • PA Sustainable Forestry Initiative Professional Timber Harvesting Card
  • American Heart Association – Heartsaver® CPR/AED/First Aid

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION INDUSTRY PARTNERS

SCTC's Cooperative Education Program provides students with hands-on learning opportunities through on-site work for local companies.

What is The Co-op Program?

  • Bridges the classroom-to-employment gap
  • Provides real-world experience
  • Builds your resume
  • Refines program skills
  • Presents networking opportunities

Thank you to all of our Forestry Technology industry partners!