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Education&training of forest technicians

Report of Forest Engineer Career
※ Forest engineers have to receive education and training pursuant to the related laws and regulations in order to acquire the required knowledge for carrying out the business.
Subject of Training and Education
  • Any forest engineer who works related business under the forest technology service provider
  • Any forest engineer who works related business under the national forest management office
  • Any forest engineer who works related business under the forest business corporate
  • Any forest engineer who works for Forest cooperative or Forestry Cooperative in Korea
  • Any forest engineer who works for timber production business or solid wood production business
  • Any entity who wants to carry out afforestation project
Type of Training and Education
  • Basic Training
    • Education for the basic knowledge that forest engineers have to understand and for the promotion of understanding of forest technology-related laws and regulations
  • Advanced Training
    • Training for improvement of specialized techniques and skills in a specific field
      • 1) Forest Management for Engineer
        • Training and education in forest management technology, including forest management planning and forest investigation, afforestation, tree trimming, prevention of forest disease, and construction of urban forest and park
      • 2) Forest Engineering for Engineer
        • Training and education in forest engineering including forest fire prevention, firefighting, conservation of mountain environment, soil and stone collection, prevention of forest disease, and construction of recreational forest and forest trails.
      • 3) Landscape Architecture for Engineer
        • Training and education in forest landscape architecture that covers construction of arboretum, urban forest, forest park, and forest trails.
      • 4) Forest Management for Craftsman
        • Training and education in forest management covering afforestation, tree trimming, prevention of forest disease, and construction of urban forest and park
※ Each course is carried out in divided classes: theory subject and practice subject. Online education and course division may be carried out if required.
Period and Hour of Training Courses
Type Period Hours
New Courses
  • Less than 1 year from the date when he/she carried out the forest technology service or related business.
  • Basic Training : over 35 hours
  • Advanced Training : over 35 hours
Regular Courses
  • New applicant / any applicant less than 3 years from the date when he/she participates in a regular course
  • Advanced Training : over 35 hours
Forest Engineer Training Institute
Introduction of the Institute
Forest Engineer Training Institute is the educational institute that offer training courses for forest engineers who require improvement of techniques and knowledge pursuant to Article 8 of ‘Enforcement Rule of Act on Forest Technology’ and Article 4 of Enforcement Decree of the same law.
  • Current Status
    • Classroom
    • Laboratory