5-Day Ground Ops

Class Training Topics        

  • Driver Safety School
  •  Knots and Rigging gear, Job Site Set Up
  • CPR/First Aid/Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Chipper Operator Course
  • (EHAP) Electrical Hazards and Awareness Program / Aerial Rescue-(Climber &  Aerial lift), ERP Emergency Response Protocol
  • TCIA Chainsaw Specialist/GUTS/Chainsaw Safety Operation
  • Operator Safety Course
  • Basic Felling and Rigging Operations

*Only 30 Hands-On spots available per class

*No experience required

Includes breakfast & lunch


Personal gear is optional and must pass gear inspection prior to use.

Required Gear:

  • (PPE) Personal Protective equipment:  ie footwear (boots), helmet, work attire, safety glasses and ear protection


1544 Ludwig Avenue, Santa Rosa, California, 95407, United States



You are more than welcome to stay in the bunkhouse, which is located on company grounds for free or you can stay in a nearby hotel at your own costs. If you do decide to stay in the bunkhouse please bring a warm sleeping bag and pillow.

Breakfast lunch and dinner will be provided by the Academy.

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