Training and Educational Materials

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

 

2022 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
Grand Rapids Logger Conference

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
SFI Training Blocks 1 and/or 2
Truck Weight Compliance Overview

 


Bemidji Logger Conference (6 hrs. MLEP Cr.) register

The annual northwest spring logger conference in Bemidji, MN is back! This day 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. More information will be available soon!

 

April 27 - Sanford Center - Bemidji

 

 

 

 

Grand Rapids Logger Conference (6 hrs. MLEP Cr.) register

The annual northwest spring logger conference in Bemidji, MN is back! This day 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. More information will be available soon!

 

April 28 - Timberlake Lodge - Grand Rapids


 

 

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.


April 5 - Virginia/Tower
April 13 - Cloquet
April 19 - Brainerd
April 26 - Bemidji
April 29 - Grand Rapids
May 3 - Baudette
May 4 - Intenational Falls
May 5 - Two Harbors

 

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 22 - Rochester
April 12 - Cloquet
April 19 - Brainerd
April 26 - Bemidji
April 29 - Grand Rapids
May 3 - Baudette
May 4 - Intenational Falls
May 5 - Two Harbors

 

 

 



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

Phone (218) 879-5633