Winch Assist Harvesting

This course looks at safe practices to follow when operating winch assist logging equipment. It includes information on planning and layout considerations, anchors and wire rope/cable inspection and maintenance.

Learning Outcomes

  • Planning and layout considerations

  • Best practices when using winch assist

  • Features of winch assist

  • Wire rope and anchors

Duration & Delivery

Approximately 6 hours. This is an online course with self-paced, flexible 24/7 access and the expectation of participants completing the course within six months of enrollment.


No cost – free online training.


There are 2 steps to enrollment:

  1. Create or login to your BCFSC Learning Centre Account
  2. Enroll in the course

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