First Nations Forestry Training

Description

BC First Nations Forestry Council's Study + Work Forestry Scholarship Program is designed to provide support for First Nations (status/non-status) or Métis Descent students interested in attending full-time studies in a designated post-secondary institution.

The program is delivered in partnership with BC Timber Sales (BCTS) and Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS), and provides:

  • Tuition and living scholarship for:
  • Forestry Technician
  • Natural Resources
  • Environmental Technology 
  • Business Management 
  • Business Administration 
  • Geographic Information Systems 
  • Forestry Trades: 
    > Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
    > Logging Machine Operator
    > Skidder Operator
    > Heavy-duty Mechanics
  • First Nations Forestry Council Membership with access to forestry jobs, resources, opportunities and events.
  • Paid summer work-term experience with BC Timber Sales (BCTS) and one-on-one mentorship.
  • Support from your local Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) centre. 

Last updated: October  23, 2019