Be part of one of Northland’s backbone industries with Northtec’s forestry courses.
Forestry offers fantastic opportunities right here in Northland. Five million tonnes of timber are harvested here each year so there’s big demand for qualified, skilled people. If you get the qualifications, you can be sure to find a job locally or nationally.
From the ground up
In this industry you can still start at the bottom, get the skills, and work your way up. The money is good and with experience you can become your own boss or work as a contractor.
For many reasons
Men and women come into forestry from all walks of life.
With forestry training you can create a lifestyle choice, a chance to live in the sub-tropical north, the opportunity to work outdoors in some spectacular scenery
The courses include 50% hands-on practical work.
The remaining classroom work is in a supportive environment so even non-academic students surprise themselves with their achievements.