Maritime College of Forest Technology — Continuing Education offers professional courses for working professionals to get certifications that might be needed from their employers. These courses are not just for students; they are open to the public and anyone can sign up for a course.
Nova Scotia Watercourse Alteration Certification workshops
Planning, design, drainage area/basin delineation, calculations component
NEXT COURSE MAY 31 – JUNE 2
Execution of plan, the in-stream work component
NEXT COURSE JUNE 2 – 4
Technical workshop Inland sedimentation & Erosion
With Kyle Werner
- Water control measures when working in a watercourse ( how to work in isolation of water flow)
- Erosion and sedimentation control
- Materials used for structures in watercourse
- Possible impacts of watercourse alterations
- Erosion protection – Calculating rip-rap size
- Project management / planing
Returning in 2021
Introduction to LiDAR: Productive use, ground trUTHING & enhanced forest inventory (EFI) WITH JIM BOWEN & Riley Côté-DeMerchant
- How LiDAR works
- What can LiDAR do for you?
- Understanding and using LiDAR-delivered products
- Various tools
- Practical exercises
- What is enhanced forest inventory?
- Ground truthing
Returning in 2022
PESTICIDE APPLICATORS REFRESHER COURSE
- To prepare the learner to write the Core & Forestry/Industrial Pesticide Applicators Certification examination.
- To increase the participants’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes about protecting the environment, the public, and the applicator.
NEXT COURSE JUNE 16th
Wetland Delineation Training with Christina LaFlamme
- Regulatory Requirements
- Wetland Definition – Review of Wetland Parameters
- NB’s Wetland Delineation Protocol
- Field Data Collection Techniques
- Wetland Delineation Data Sheet
- Problematic Conditions
- Coastal Wetland
- Floodplain Wetland
- Impact of Anthropogenic Activities
NEXT COURSE JUNE 8th to 10th
Chainsaw safety, operation & maintenance certification
- safety requirements & safe operating techniques
- maintenance & troubleshooting (a well-maintained saw is a safe saw)
- filing & understanding chain design
- work techniques:
- directional felling
NEXT COURSE JUNE 22nd to 24th
ATV Safety training
Make this training part of your safety program
Our course and instructors are Canada Safety Council Certified.
If you cannot provide your own ATV, we can rent one to you.
This is a full day of hand-on training. You will start with a safety briefing, followed by multiple training sessions in our training field, culminating in a group trail ride in the beautiful UNB Forest.
NEXT COURSE JUNE 15
Wetland Ecosystems Services Protocol Atlantic Canada (WESP-AC) Training Course WITH Dr. PAUL ADAMUS
In Amherst, NS with Dr. Paul Adamus
Returning in 2022
OUTDOOR COUNCIL OF CANADA FIELD LEADER TRAINING (HIKING)
This course offers a systematic approach to planning and managing a hiking activity for one day.
Upon completion, this course will certify you as a Field Leader for one-day events held in 3 seasons in Class 1 terrain.
NEXT COURSE JUNE 26 – 27
New Brunswick Watercourse Alteration Certification /
Certification en modification des cours d’eau et des terres humide pour la province du NB
November 22 – 26, 2021
Registration opens in June.
Hands on training:
- Safe practices working around helicopters
- Safe slinging practices for transport of goods
- Safe approach and retreat from helicopters
- Safe hover exit