Falling supervisors are responsible for making sure certified fallers are qualified to fall and buck timber at their worksite. The falling supervisor training course is intended for experienced and new falling supervisors. It provides participants with basic knowledge about the process of assessing certified fallers against the BC Faller Training Standard, and how to meet the stiffer regulatory requirements set for this occupation. Note: Completion of the Basic Supervisor course is a prerequisite for attending the Falling Supervisor course.
What is it? The Falling Supervisor training course:
There are six modules that will be taught:
Completion of the Falling Supervisor training course is the first step toward becoming a certified falling supervisor, which will qualify you to perform re-evaluations on certified fallers. Details of this certification will be covered during the falling supervisor course.
What is the course start time? The Falling Supervisor training course starts at 8 am each day.
What do I need to bring with me? Weather-appropriate and warm clothing, caulk boots, hardhat, Hi-vis, tape measure, pocket calculator, clipboard, pens/pencils, thermos (lunch will be provided). If you wish to participate hands-on in falling activities, please bring your saw and falling gear to the course (optional).
Where and when are the courses offered? How do I register? You can see when the next course is being offered near your community by checking our training calendar. If you are interested in participating in the faller supervisor training course, please complete and submit an enrollment form and course fee to the Council. Or call toll free 1-877-741-1060, Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm PT for further assistance.
What is the cost of this new Falling Supervisor course? The course fee for the Falling Supervisor course is $1,522.50 (includes 5% GST).