Fundamentals of Forestry – Harvesting Practices Program

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Offered in Woss, BC

See the Fundamentals of Forestry – Harvesting Practices program outline

Subject areas covered in the assessment

Area of Study

Minimum Score

Details

Time

Reading Comprehension

17/24

24 questions (true/false, short answer)

45 minutes

Combined Reasoning

10/15

15 multiple choice questions that assess the ability to recognize abstract, spatial and mechanical concepts.

30 minutes

Math (calculator is allowed, basic formula table is provided)

21/30

30 questions on:

  • converting from and to metric units & imperial units
  • reading a ruler
  • using Pythagorean Theory
  • Ratio and
    Proportion
  • decimals
  • fractions
  • percent
  • exponents and square roots- basic
  • word problems
  • algebra - solve simple equations with 1 unknown quantity
  • geometry: area, perimeter/circumference

60 minutes

Personal Profile  A writing sample describing why you are a good candidate for the program30 minutes

Approximate Time: 3 Hours - A dictionary is not permitted. A calculator is permitted.

Resources for Study

Trades Math Study Guides

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