Forestry and Ag Technology

About

The mission of the program is to equip the student with a background of knowledge and skills in the use of equipment and maintenance/repair procedures utilized in the Forestry and Agricultural industry.  The skilled student would be able to gain an entry position into the forestry and agricultural industry.  The program would provide technical instruction and skill development for the student to become knowledgeable as a forestry worker, agricultural technician or operator of equipment. This course is to provide trainees with a thorough understanding of the methods of forest product, harvesting timber, protecting forests, agriculture, agri-business, soil science, basic electricity, maintenance and repairing machinery equipment, welding, basic sawmill operation and heavy equipment operation. Training would also include safety of equipment and equipment operation and specifications

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,008.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $273.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Forestry Worker Certificate432Certificate
Agri-Business Forestry864Certificate
Forestry Technician Diploma1296Diploma

Campus Locations

TCAT Hohenwald Main Campus
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Job Duties

Under supervision, perform manual labor necessary to develop, maintain, or protect areas such as forests, forested areas, woodlands, wetlands, and rangelands through such activities as raising and transporting seedlings; combating insects, pests, and diseases harmful to plant life; and building structures to control water, erosion, and leaching of soil. Includes forester aides, seedling pullers, tree planters, and gatherers of nontimber forestry products such as pine straw.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 350

Current job openings per year: 50

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Dustin Barber
Dustin Barber
931-796-5351

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