NOTE: Online training requires a high speed connection to the internet and in some cases, computer speakers or headphones.
It's Simple: Simple and self-paced - online training is user-friendly and self-directed. Study as much as you need to know, at the pace you learn!
It's Fun: Have fun learning with interactive slides and questions.
It's Official: Important instructions to ensure credit
Forest Management Guideline Training: This training is required for provisional members and applicants, those reapplying for membership, and any “in woods” person actively responsible for each logging site.Completion of the training in one sitting is not required. If you choose to take breaks or continue the training at a later time, you can visit the training home page to continue the training where you left off by using the username and password you set up when registering. You will need to complete all 12 modules and submit a completed timber sale design exercise to receive credit.
Biomass, Landview, and EAB Training: After answering the quiz questions correctly and completing the training, you will enter your name, address and email. This information will be recorded by the Minnesota Logger Education Program to receive credit.
Commercial Vehicle, Hazardous Materials, DOT Audit Training: After completing the end assessment , print a copy of the certificate of completion and mail a copy to the MLEP office to ensure you receive credit for the class!
Please note that an individual can only receive credit once for each course.
The cost for non-members wishing to receive MLEP credit for online training is $88 for 3 hour credit courses and $175 for 6 hour credit courses.
Click on the appropriate links below to read class descriptions:
Forest Management Guideline Training (6 hrs. MLEP Credit)
Biomass Harvesting Guideline Training (3 hrs. MLEP Credit)
Landview (GIS) Training - Introductory and Advanced No Longer Supported
Emerald Ash Borer: Eyes in the Woods (3 hrs. MLEP Credit)
Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Training (3 hrs. MLEP Credit)
Hazardous Materials (3 hrs. MLEP Credit)
How to Prepare for a DOT Audit (3 hrs. MLEP Credit)
This training will introduce the latest addition to Minnesota's Voluntary Forest Management Guidelines - the Biomass Harvesting Guidelines. After the background and overview are presented, there are presentations, addressing wildlife and biodiversity, soil productivity, and water quality and riparian management zones. To conclude the training, planning, design, and operational activities of harvesting woody biomass will be considered.
Have you heard about emerald ash borer (EAB) but aren’t sure how it will impact your work in the woods or what management suggestions are best for landowners? Would you like to know how to identify EAB and its signs and symptoms? Are you worried about how EAB quarantines might impact your business? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this online training will help you to learn all about EAB, its history, how to ID it and its symptoms, management recommendations, and about quarantine restrictions.
The Federal and State motor carrier regulations are designed to ensure highway safety. As a driver, it is important you understand these regulations thoroughly and know your responsibilities. This training explains your basic requirements as a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) driver. This online training includes topics about online access, important definitions and requirements, driver qualifications and drug/alcohol testing, hours of service, vehicle inspection, repair and maintenance, driving requirements, parts and accessories requirements, interaction with law enforcement officials, safe driving, and an end of training assessment.
This learning system will teach the fundamental requirmens for preparing hazardous materials (HAZMAT or HM) for transportation as well as the basic requirements for transporting hazardous materials on public highways.
This training does not, in and of itself, satisfy the training requirements of the hazardous materials regulations. Individual employers must determine to what extent this training may be used in assisting them fulfill their employers training requirements. For additional information on HM Training Requirements, click here.
The Federal and State motor carrier regulations are designed to ensure highway safety. It is important that you have a thorough understanding of these regulations and know the responsibilities of drivers and employers. In order to guarantee compliance, carriers are audited for several reasons. Some reasons for a safety audit include: high SafeStat scores, rating unrated carriers, follow-up investigations resulting from previous reviews, complaints and motor carrier requests. This online training includes topics about types of audits, commercial motor vehicles and insurance requirements, driver qualifications and drug/alcohol testing, hours of service, maintenance requirements, hazardous materials, and an end of training assessment.
Minnesota Logger Education Program - 1111 Cloquet Ave; Suite 7 - Cloquet MN 55720
Phone (218) 879-5633 - Fax (218) 879-5261