Job requirements Conservation Technician - Forestry in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a conservation technician - forestry in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Forestry technologists and technicians (NOC 2223).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of a one- to three-year college program in forestry technology or in a renewable resource program or forest ranger program is usually required.
  • Certification by, or registration with, a provincial association as a forestry technologist or technician may be required.
  • Certification or licensing as a scaler is required for some positions.
  • In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body for professional technologists is required to use the title "Professional Technologist."

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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