Here's what they are saying about the NAWLA Wood Basics Course ...

"It turned me from a freshman to a professional lumber trader within one week." - George Deng, Olympic Industries (course student)

Companies are no different. Employees need that training and confidence to help a company grow and prosper. Companies need employees who know they will receive the training they need to do a good job.

The Wood Basics Course provides companies and employees the chance to invest in the future. Whether it is a new employee just starting in the industry or a veteran who is moving into a new field, the course will provide the student and company with the resources to succeed.

The Wood Basics Course is a four-day immersion class that includes both classroom training and field operations. The curriculum encompasses the entire spectrum of the forest products industry: from seed to tree, from production to sales.

What Others Have Said:

"These new friendships have the potential to benefit our company far into the future. Finally it shows our staff that we are making a real commitment to their education and advancement in their career." - Mark Kasper, President/CEO, Amerhart, Ltd.

"The students learn everything from the beginning – logs to manufacturing, to transportation to our customers." - Chris Beveridge, President, Skana Forest Products Ltd.

"It was amazing to be able to go all the way from the seed of a tree to the finished product in the mills we visited." - Mike Norton, Skana Forest Products (course student)