Harvest Block and Road Layout Course Goal

Forestry workers and planners who have been charged with the task of developing or implementing operating plans will benefit by knowing that consistent principles and Forestry operating procedures are being used during field layout. Layout crews will be better equipped to apply sound decision-making principles when making plan modifications in the field and will understand the importance of documentation, data integrity, and quality assurance.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:digger

  • Describe the required equipment, documents, and procedures necessary to prepare for a safe and productive work day
  • Describe the procedures for in-block layout, marking, mapping, and data collection
  • Recognize the attributes of a well-planned, safe, efficient and cost-effective road system that is specific to individual Forest company’s needs
  • Identify the minimum standards needed to collect ‘good’ data and demonstrate the process required to properly verify GPS settings
  • Describe the process followed to meet quality assurance standards


            • Due to Covid-19, face-to-face course deliveries are not currently available, however, this course can be delivered online (to groups) with a live instructor. The narrated online version is currently under revision. To arrange a “live online” delivery please send your request to info@wolflearning.ca or contact the WOLF office at 1-866-293-WOLF (9653)