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Certified Energy Manager (CEM) [Canadian Institute for Energy Training, CIET]

Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Energy Training

CIET is mandated by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) to offer in Canada the CEM certification (Certified Energy Manager) on an exclusive basis. This special in-depth five-day seminar is ideal for professionals who seek a more detailed program of instruction covering the technical, economic and regulatory aspects of effective energy management.

Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) [Canadian Institute for Energy Training, CIET]

Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Energy Training

The Certified Energy Auditor (CEATM) certification targets professionals with the knowledge and experience required to succeed in the growing field of energy auditing. This three-day training is designed to expand participant knowledge in energy auditing as well as serve as a preparatory vehicle for the examination required to achieve AEE's CEATM credential. It provides the fundamental knowledge needed to evaluate how energy is being used in a facility and identify where consumption can be reduced. Additionally, it covers useful calculation methods and practical examples.

Survival Skills: The Economic Transitioning of Forestry and Other Single Industry Communities [Fundy Model Forest, FMF]

Publisher: 
Fundy Model Forest
Year of publication: 
2007

Forestry communities, like all single industry communities in New Brunswick and across Canada, are facing difficult times and unprecedented challenges as the main employers close or leave town. This literature review examines the economic transitioning of single industry communities with a focus on forestry communities. Literature was reviewed from a wide variety of sources including journal articles, Government documents and reports, as well as publications from a wide variety of websites and organizations.

Aboriginal Forestry Education and Training Catalogue [National Aboriginal Forestry Association, NAFA]

Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Forestry Association
Year of publication: 
2002

NAFA hopes this catalogue will be used to: (1) increase awareness among Aboriginal students of the possibilities of careers and training in natural resource management; (2) profile institutions and organizations who offer Aboriginal content and support services; and (3) encourage education and training institutions, organizations and companies to address Aboriginal values and issues in their programs.

Aboriginal Human Resource Professionals and Skill Development Needs in the Bioeconomy and Environmental Servicing [National Aboriginal Forestry Association, NAFA]

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Publisher: 
English
Year of publication: 
2010

The bioeconomy and the protection of ecological/environmental goods and services (EGS), often referred to as the conservation economy, provide significant opportunity for First Nations. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the Aboriginal human resource professional and skill development needs in these two emerging sub sectors of the forest economy.

Silviculture Worker Lesson Plan [Cornerpost]

Publisher: 
Cornerpost
Year of publication: 
2000

Information about enrolling in a course entitled "silviculture worker lesson plan". The “Lesson Plan” is very comprehensive in scope. While dealing with the tools of the forestry trade, particularly chainsaw safety and the physical well being of the worker, the Lesson Plan also covers the mental well being of the worker by covering such areas as harassment and employee rights.

Forest Fire Suppression Course [Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Forestry]

Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Forestry

Woodlot managers must be prepared to protect their livelihoods, which includes the threat of forest fires. This website contains Information about enrolling in a forest fire suppression course.

Forest Ecosystem Classification Training [Nova Forest Alliance]

Publisher: 
Nova Forest Alliance

Link to application for Forest Ecosystem Classification Trainers' Certification Course.

Events for Woodlot Owners [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

A list of events for woodlot owners, including information about the forest ecosystem classification trainers' certification course, management techniques, chainsaw use and safety training, and sustainable woodlot management workshop.

Basic Forest Fire Suppression Course [Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, NSDNR]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Developed to provide basic fire suppression training that would enable first responders to safely and effectively manage forest fires. It is intended for members of fire departments, industry, community college students, and those interested in wildland fire fighting.

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