Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Forestry

 ENFORM Chainsaw Safety- XOCH 0910
This three-day course covers instruction in personal and worksite safety; hazard assessment and control; chainsaw inspection and maintenance; chainsaw handling and operations; and safe limbing and bucking practices. Recognized by WorkSafeBC.

Fee: $875
Date: Apr 11 - 13; Tuesdays - Thursdays, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Fire Suppression- S100/S185- XFOR 0980
The S100/S185 Basic Fire Suppression and Safety course is comprised of the key learning objectives from the S-130 Fundamentals of Fire Fighting, S-190 Safety and Fire Behaviour, and S-232 Portable Pumps and Water Delivery Systems courses. Firefighting is a physically demanding occupation requiring a high level of fitness. It is not unusual for a firefighter to have to carry 60 pounds up steep terrain. Please judge your level of fitness by this example. Wallet cards will be mailed to all successful participants.

Fee: $215
Date: Apr 20 & 21; Thursday & Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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Fire Suppression Recertification S100A- XFOR 0900
This course arises from WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation section 2619.  The regulation states, in part "workers required to fight forest fires must be re-trained annually". 

Prerequisite: Basic fire Suppression S-100 course and proof of certification within the last 5 years
Fee: $115
Dates:
Jan 27 & 28; Friday & Saturday, 9 am- noon
Apr 29; Saturday. 8:30 am - 5:30 pm