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Timber Harvesting and Tree Care Certificate

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Semesters until Graduation

Timber Harvesting & Tree Care Certificate

Timber Harvesting & Tree Care CertificateKey Program Features: Real-world experience, small class sizes, hands-on learning, professional opportunities, and an engaging faculty.

The Timber Harvesting/Tree Care Certificate provides experience in basic climbing equipment and its proper use in tree forestry. General and site-specific forest management planning, silviculture, soils, indicator plant identification, production and cost analysis, physical training, tree felling, climbing and bucking are included.

Climbing skills with emphasis on the efficient movement in trees, rigging and lowering techniques for pruning and tree removal with the use of chainsaws. Bulldozers, skidders, and knuckleboom loaders and log trucks are also introduced.


Students completing this certificate can work in a variety of fields, including:  forest or timber industry, land management, landscape management, forest management, urban tree management, park systems, government agencies, tree care companies, harvest operations, and timber assessment.

 

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Hocking College

2017 - 2018 Occupational Certificate in Timber Harvesting and Tree Care

Total Credit Hours:
24.5

Estimated Course Fees:
$1,030.00

Class Hours: 6.0
Lab Hours: 21.0

Total Credit Hours:
24.5

Estimated Course Fees:
$1,030.00

Class Hours: 6.0
Lab Hours: 21.0

 

Hocking College Reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.
  COURSE NO. FIRST SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  THTC-1101 Introduction to Timber Harvest/Tree Care 1.00 6.00 3.00 $250.00
  FOR-1109 Dendrology 1.00 0.00 1.00 $40.00
  FOR-1109L Dendrology Lab 0.00 4.00 2.00 $140.00
  FOR-1125 Forest Soils 1.00 2.00 2.00 $100.00
  GS-1000 HC Cornerstone 1.00 0.00 1.00 $80.00
  *** THTC Elective 1 0.00 0.00 3.00  
    Totals 4.00 12.00 12.00 $610.00

  COURSE NO. SECOND SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  THTC-1102 Timber Harvesting and Tree Care II 1.00 6.00 3.00 $300.00
  FOR-2219 Reforestation & Pesticide Applications 1.00 3.00 2.50 $160.00
  *** THTC Elective 2 0.00 0.00 7.00  
    Totals 2.00 9.00 12.50 $460.00
FIRST SEMESTER
Course Hours: 4.00 Lab Hours: 12.00 Cost: $610.00

SECOND SEMESTER
Course Hours: 2.00 Lab Hours: 9.00 Cost: $460.00

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Timber Harvesting and Tree Care CertificateStudents Who Complete the Timber
Harvesting and Tree Care Certificate
Will Harvest Many Opportunities

Students completing this certificate can work in a variety of fields, including:  forest or timber industry, land management, landscape management, forest management, urban tree management, park systems, government agencies, tree care companies, harvest operations, and timber assessment.


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