Training and Educational Materials

Follow the link below for training and educational materials from past workshops, along with other useful resources and articles.

 

2021 Workshop Offerings - all current classes are listed below. Check back often for updates!

 

Click on the workshop title to view class descriptions, dates, and locations. Workshops with current openings will have a "register" link. This page will be updated as needed with any new training opportunities that may become available throughout the year. Classes are free to MLEP members unless otherwise indicated and pre-registration is required for all classes.

If you have any questions about individual training requirements, review them here or contact the MLEP office.

NOTE: Registrations cannot be accepted until membership dues are paid in full!

 

MLEP Credit Classes

 

Bemidji Loggger Conference
Duluth Logger Conference
Forest Managment Guidelines Onsite


Online Training: Click HERE for descriptions and to begin training


Forest Management Guideline Training - for new members or new QLP's only!
Ash Management Overview - MNDNR
Carbon 101: Understanding the Forest Carbon Debate
Current Issues In Forestry
MNDNR Purchaser Registration System
OSHA Introduction to Safety Supervision
OSHA Recordkeeping Basics
Truck Weight Compliance Overview

 


Bemidji Logger Conference- NOTE DATE CHANGE (6 hrs. MLEP Cr.)

The annual northwest spring logger conference in Bemidji, MN is back! Due to COVID related headcount restrictions, there will be two days of MLEP training to accommodate those needing 6 hours of MLEP (SFI) training to meet the Qualified Logging Professional training standard. The MLEP training days will consist of educational seminars and opportunities to interact with vendors. A variety of topics will be covered throughout the day. Join MN Department of Health, Wheeler Associates, Raveill Trucking, MN DNR, MN DOT and the MN Department of Agriculture to learn more about topics related to trucking, forest health, business practice opportunities and Invasive pest limited permitting requirements.

 

May 13 DATE CHANGE- Sanford Center - Bemidji

 

 

Duluth Logger Conference (6 hrs. MLEP Cr.)

The annual northeast spring logger conference in Duluth, MN is back! LogSafe will be held on Monday, April 19th. Please register separately for the LogSafe day. Due to COVID related headcount restrictions, there will be two days of MLEP training to accommodate those needing 6 hours of MLEP (SFI) training to meet the Qualified Logging Professional training standard. The MLEP training days will consist of educational seminars and opportunities to interact with vendors. A variety of topics will be covered throughout the day. Join MN Department of Health, Wheeler Associates, Raveill Trucking, MN DNR, MN DOT and the MN Department of Agriculture to learn more about topics related to trucking, forest health, business practice opportunities and Invasive pest limited permitting requirements. Join us after training on Tuesday, April 20th for a COVID compliant social hour sponsored by Ziegler CAT, McCoy Construction & Forestry, Bell Timber, Inc., Pomp's Tire, Klinner Insurance, Compeer Financial, Prairie Trailer and Rainy Lake Oil!

 

April 20 - Pier B Resort (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)

 

 

 

Forest Managment Guidelines Onsite (6 hrs. MLEP Cr.)

This workshop offers an onsite option to complete the online Forest Management Guidelines course for those without access to a computer or high speed internet service or those who are not comfortable completing the online training independently. The online modules will be completed as a group in the classroom. The paper exercise will be completed individually by each attendee for credit. A moderator will present the modules, coordinate discussion of the topics and be available to answer questions related to the paper exercise. Will address concepts related to SFI FMS PM 11.2 I 1b, c, d and e and SFI FSS PM 6.2 I 1b,c, d and e.


May 25
- Cloquet

 

LogSafe Credit Classes

 

Photo ID required on the day of attendance per MN DOLI requirements

CPR/1st Aid Certification (8 hrs. LogSafe Cr.) register

During these classes, attendees will learn to respond to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies with and without the availability of an AED device. First aid will cover bleeding emergencies, burns, head injuries, heat and cold injuries and basic wound care until help can be attained. Attendees will discuss communication strategies and possible limitations, emergency response time and other issues related to remote work locations. Classes will be allocated a total of 8 hours, 4 of those hours for Basic CPR and AED CPR and 4 hours of Basic first aid. Each student will be issued a First Aid, CPR and AED guide book and upon successful completion of the class, a Basic CPR and First Aid card indicating class and date of completion. This class is a skills based class and class length will be based on the amount of time required for every attendee to successfully demonstrate the required skills. This class meets the OSHA Logging Standard 1910.266 requirement for CPR/First Aid certification.


March 23 - Brainerd - Arrowwood Lodge
March 24 - Rochester - Apache Hotel
March 30 - Grand Rapids - Timberlake Lodge
April 6 - Cloquet - MLEP Office
April 8 - Tower - Fortune Bay
April 15 DATE CHANGE - Bemidji - Sanford Ctr (MLEP Conf)
April 19 - Duluth - Pier B (MLEP Conf)
April 27 - Grand Rapids - Timberlake Lodge
April 29 - Cloquet - MLEP Office
May 4 - Baudette - Sportsmans Lodge
May 5 - International Falls - Backus Community Ctr

October 20 - Grand Rapids - Timberlake Lodge
October 21 - Virginia - Miners Event Center

October 26 - Cloquet - MLEP Office
November 2 - Brainerd - Arrowwood Lodge
November 4 - Cloquet - MLEP Office
November 16 - Bemidji - Sanford Center
November 17 - Baudette - Sportsmans Lodge
November 18 - International Falls - Backus Community Ctr
December 2 - Cloquet - MLEP Office
December 7 - Bemidji - Sanford Center
December 9 - Two Harbors - St. Lukes Hospital
December 13 - Grand Rapids - Timberlake Lodge

 

OSHA (4 hrs. LogSafe Cr.) register

All OSHA training will take place in the mornings 8 AM to noon unless noted below.

LogSafe OSHA
These classes will provide an overview of general safety topics related to recent work comp injuries and claims for the logging industry in Minnesota. Topics to be covered may include: preventing equipment fires, slips and falls prevention, emergency response call systems, hydraulic safety, tire maintenance safety, general health and personal safety, GHS labeling systems, 1st aid kit requirements, emergency planning and communication strategies, and other topics as deemed appropriate to address trends in logging safety. Topics covered during individual classes will vary due to instructor availability. Will address concepts related to SFI FMS PM 11.2 I 1f, g and h and SFI FSS PM 6.2 I 1f, g and h.


March 23 - Brainerd - Arrowwood Lodge
March 30 - Grand Rapids - Timberlake Lodge
April 8 - Tower - Fortune Bay
April 15 DATE CHANGE - Bemidji - Sanford Center (MLEP Conf)
April 19 - Duluth - Pier B (MLEP Conf)
April 27 - Grand Rapids - Timberlake Lodge
May 4 - Baudette - Sportsmans Lodge
May 5 - International Falls - Backus Community Ctr
October 20 - Grand Rapids - Timberlake Lodge
October 21 - Virginia - Miners Event Center
October 27 - Cloquet - MLEP Office
November 2 - Brainerd - Arrowwood Lodge
November 16 - Bemidji - Sanford Center
November 17 - Baudette - Sportsmans Lodge
November 18 - International Falls - Backus Community Ctr
December 3 - Cloquet - MLEP Office
December 7 - Bemidji - Sanford Center
December 9 - Two Harbors - St. Lukes Hospital
December 13 - Grand Rapids - Timberlake Lodge

 

 

 



Minnesota Logger Education Program - 1111 Cloquet Ave; Suite 7 - Cloquet MN 55720

Phone (218) 879-5633