Toi Ohomai

Forestry Courses

New Zealand’s forestry industry is growing and needs qualified workers. Toi Ohomai offers forestry courses that give you the skills you need and real, hands-on experience. If you enjoy being outdoors and physical, a career in forestry could be for you.

Toi Ohomai's forestry courses cater for all levels including introductory and chainsaw courses for beginners.

Generation Programme introduces you to a range of forestry sectors. From there you can choose another course specific to what you’re interested in.

Forest Harvest Operations prepares you for a job in a harvesting crew. You'll learn to use equipment and machinery correctly while keeping you and your workmates safe. You'll also cover processing and quality control in landing operations.

Forest Management includes business planning, forest health, and nutrition. You'll look at environmental practices and sustainability. And you'll learn about supply chain, harvesting, and managing a forestry operation.

Introduction to the NZ Forestry Sector Micro-credential

15-18 April 2024

The micro‐credential aims to provide you with a high‐level introduction to key elements of the New Zealand forestry sector, an evaluation of your role as a participant in the industry and an identification of factors currently affecting the industry.