Tree Frog Forestry News

Log truck driving course offered for free at college

The Kelowna Daily Courier
November 7, 2019
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Job seekers looking to step into the cab and start up careers as professional log truck drivers can tap into a tuition-free training program coming to Okanagan College. The professional log truck driver program will be offered by the college in Oliver, starting Nov. 18. …It’s being offered tuition-free for eligible students who meet the definition of an employment insurance client, are eligible for WorkBC case management, have been referred by a WorkBC case manager and who possess a valid driver’s licence. …“This program was designed by the B.C. Forest Safety Council in consultation with log truck and truck harvesting advisory group,” said Dennis Silverstone, the college’s director of continuing studies and corporate training.

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