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LOG-016 Coastal Log Scaling - Practical

Reserved for students of the Coastal Log Scaling program.


This full-time course is comprised of fieldwork with the majority of time being spent in the field and at log sort locations. The course prepares participant for the Ministry of Forests practical Log Scaling Examination. Includes application of the theory of log measurement, application of math skills, use of scale sticks and recording scale sheets or slips, maintenance of equipment, identification of commercial log species, scaler safety, and the practical application of the BC Grading Rules.


Prerequisite(s):

  • The minimum age to acquire a Scaling License is 16 and student must be a Canadian resident. Students must complete the Customized Log Scaling Assessment.

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