BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ENRT-257 - Timber Development II - 5.00 Credits

ENRT-257 - Timber Development II - 5.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to design and field locate natural resource development roads. Students will be instructed on how to collect data, determine location and recommend construction equipment as it pertains to resource development roads. First Nations values related to access to the land, road maintenance and road deactivation will also be topics covered by this course.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Environmental Resources Technology Diploma - Year 2 Spring
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Spring 2025 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : ENRT 255,
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Master's degree in a related field. Bachelor's degree in a related field with experience will be considered.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per week
    Contact Hours: 75
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • collect data to meet project objectives and industry standards;

  • design and maintain roads to industry specifications both on plans and in the field;

  • assess drainage structures in regard to road design and maintenance;

  • demonstrate knowledge of suitable road construction, maintenance and deactivation techniques;

  • recommend appropriate equipment for construction and maintenance of resource development roads;

  • collect data and draw a topographic map including planimetric detail;

  • describe First Nations values as they relate to environmental impact of road construction and maintenance;

  • recognize regulatory requirement for vehicles being used in operating area;

  • recognize WCB and other related regulatory requirement for specific operating area;

  • utilize the basic functions of Road Eng;

  • identify soils using the Unified Soil Classification System;

  • classify road construction materials according to a general classification systems;

  • analyze ground materials as they relate to road construction and geohazards; and

  • apply safe work practices, including Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Holmes, D.C. Manual for Roads and Transportation. Current edition. Burnaby BC. BCIT
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M1:00PM - 4:00PM08 Jan 202419 Apr 2024
    W5:00PM - 7:00PM  
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M1:00PM - 4:00PM06 Jan 202517 Apr 2025
    W5:00PM - 7:00PM