Graduation

Graduation

Upon completing of the program at MCFT students who are in the Forest Technology program receive a Diploma in Forest Technology. Students who have successfully completed the additional coursework associated with the Fish & Wildlife Technology Program receive an Advanced Diploma in Forest and Fish & Wildlife Technology.  Diplomas are awarded in the presence of friends, family, and faculty at the graduation ceremony, held at the K.C. Irving Theatre in the Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre.  

By the commencement of the first semester of their second year of study, all students interested in enrolling in the Fish & Wildlife Technology program must meet the following criteria.

  1. Must have satisfied all academic requirements of the core Forest Technology program, as outlined in the MCFT academic policy manual.
  2. Must have achieved a course average of no less than 65% in the following courses:
  • Fish & Wildlife Ecology
  • Fish & Wildlife Biology
  • Biostatistics for Natural Resource Technologists
  • Fish & Wildlife Management
  1. Must have successfully completed a summer work practicum.
  2. Must have completed all summer collection assignments as outlined by their course instructor.

In order for an Fish & Wildlife student to graduate they must maintain current and valid certification in the following Professional Certifications.  Every MCFT student will have the opportunity to complete these courses during their time at MCFT.  Should a student already maintain certification in any of these courses they are not required to take them again.  Such students are asked to bring any certification cards or certificates they have received to MCFT to be added to their file.

  • Firearm Safety
  • Restricted Firearm Safety
  • Hunter Education
  • Trapper Education
  • Bowhunter Education
  • Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator
  • CSC ATV Rider
  • CSC Snowmobile Operator
  • Backpack and Boat Electrofishing
  • Tandem Flatwater Canoe
  • Pleasurecraft Operator
  • Helicopter Safety
  • Wilderness & Remote First Aid

The Fish & Wildlife Program is divided into 4 courses; Wildlife Techniques I - IV.  Each course focuses on a different aspect of wildlife management, and in each course students will learn a variety of different field techniques.

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