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: The eFMG course provides an introduction to Minnesota's Forest Management Guidelines (FMGs). All new MLEP members and QLP site supervisors are required to complete this training. Upon completion, participants will be knowledgeable of the Guidelines and how to implement them in their sale design and harvest operations. Consists of online modules and a paper exercise that must be printed, completed and submitted to MLEP for credit. Will address concepts related to SFI FMS PM 11.2 I 1a-d and SFI FSS PM 6.2 I 1a-d..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 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: 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) No Longer Supported
Landview (GIS) Training - Introductory and Advanced No Longer Supported
Emerald Ash Borer: Eyes in the Woods (3 hrs. MLEP Credit) No Longer Supported
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 Biomass Harvesting Guidelines portion of Minnesota's Voluntary Forest Management Guidelines. This training includes presentations addressing wildlife and biodiversity, soil productivity, water quality and riparian management zones. The training concludes with discussions regarding planning, design and operational activities related to harvesting wood biomass. Will address concepts related to SFI FMS PM 11.2 I 1b, d and k and SFI FSS PM 6.2 I 1b, d and k.
NO LONGER SUPPORTED
Have you heard about Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), but aren't sure how it will impact you work in the woods or what management suggestions are best for landowners? Would you like to know how to identify EAB, its signs and symptoms? Are you worried about how EAB quarantines might impact your business? This training will help you to learn about EAB, its history, identification and management recommendations. Will address concepts related to SFI FMS PM 11.2 I 1b-c and SFI FSS PM 6.2 I 1b-c.
NO LONGER SUPPORTED
The Federal and State motor carrier regulations are designed to ensure highway safety. As a driver, it is important to understand these regulations thoroughly and know your responsibilities. This training explains basic requirements as a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) driver. It includes topics about online access, important definitions and requirements, driver qualifications, drug/alcohol testing, hours of service, vehicle inspection, repair and maintenance, and interaction with law enforcement officials. Certificate of completion at the end of the course must be printed and sent to MLEP for credit. Will address concepts related to SFI FMS PM 11.2 I 1g-h and SFI FSS PM 6.2 I 1g-h.
This learning system will teach the fundamental requirements 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 satisfy the training requirements of the hazardous materials regulations. Individual employees must determine to what extent this training may be used in assisting them to fulfill their employers training requirements. Certificate of completion at the end of the course must be printed and sent to MLEP for credit. Will address concepts related to SFI FMS PM 11.2 I 1f and h and SFI FSS PM 6.2 I 1f and h.
This training does not, in and of itself, satisfy the training requirements of the hazardous materials regulations. Individual employees 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 to 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. 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, and hazardous materials. Certificate of completion at the end of the course must be printed and sent to MLEP for credit. Will address concepts related to SFI FMS PM 11.2 I 1f and h and SFI FSS PM 6.2 I 1f and h.
Minnesota Logger Education Program - 1111 Cloquet Ave; Suite 7 - Cloquet MN 55720
Phone (218) 879-5633 - Fax (218) 879-5261