Hardwood Sawmilling & Drying Certificate Program
July 6 – August 7, 2020
This one-time, 5 week, hands-on learning opportunity, open to all industry stakeholders, will be conducted in a seminar-like setting at the College’s Wood Technology Center of Excellence. Upon completion, certificate holders will be able to scale, grade and value hardwood logs; breakdown logs and edge/trim lumber to maximize profits; inspect lumber; dry lumber from start to finish using a steam kiln, DH kiln and vacuum kiln. Program specifics and online application are available here. Application deadline is June 19.
Hardwood Manufacturers Certificate Program
August 31 – November 20, 2020
This 12 week program, open to all hardwood industry stakeholders, is geared to shape the next generation of leaders in the hardwood industry. All classes are taught in person at the College's 27,000 square foot state-of-the-art Wood Technology Center of Excellence, and training topics include hardwood species identification, uses and markets; hardwood veneer and plywood production; physical and mechanical properties of wood; reducing machining defects in wood products, and steps to reduce product failure from wood movement. Program details are available here. The application deadline is August 5. Apply online here.