Global learning center

First-class wood processing starts with first-class learning opportunities. BID offers a variety of online and hands-on learning sessions to ensure the continuity of knowledge amongst your team so your mill can run at peak performance throughout the full operational life cycle.


At BID, our commitment to you is rooted in relationship and is not over once a transaction is complete. We know how important ongoing learning and updated certifications are, and we want you to always be on top of your game. BID is leading the learning revolution; We are setting the industry standard for aftermarket learning programs and guarantee a lifetime commitment to you.

Join us in building the next generation of innovative, engaged, and problem-solving sawmillers.


On Campus

Live Webinars




The hiring and retention of skilled team members is a continuous challenge for employers. BID’s Global Learning Center offers a practical way to retain your staff by providing them with real-world, industry-specific skill development opportunities.



Problems often arise on the floor when young supervisors or managers lack practical leadership knowledge and skills. BID provides the necessary tools and guidance to help your staff grow, lead, and succeed.



When your employees feel empowered to take charge, they perform better.



Learning the ins and outs of everything happening on your mill floor improves your employees’ connection to their work and your company.

Grow your team’s technical
excellence in all areas.

  • BID Group equipment knowledge
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Safety
  • Professional development
  • Leadership development

The content is designed for your new
and experienced team members.

  • Millwrights
  • Mechanics
  • Electricians
  • Controls personnel
  • Quality control personnel
  • Supervisory personnel


All learning options can be combined to create a program tailored to your specific needs.


Our Learning Management System (LMS) handles all aspects of the learning process seamlessly. BID's e-learning courses are designed to be flexible so your team can learn at their own pace. Our growing library of technical content includes the equipment fundamentals series, millwright training courses and more. Learn at your convenience from anywhere in the world.

You will benefit from:

  • Multimedia content to facilitate learning
  • Unlimited access to a broad library of learning materials that also includes professional and leadership development
  • Easy tracking of progress and performance in your classes

The online Equipment Fundamentals Series has been developed specifically based on our experience working closely with our customers. It will help you prepare your subject matter experts for any kind of situation: troubleshooting, maintenance, inspections, setup, and more.

BID’s team will collaborate with you to customize a learning program to avoid knowledge gaps in your team, flatten the learning curve for new hires, and ensure your mill can run at peak performance.

First-class Wood Processing starts with first-class learning programs

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On Campus

Come learn with us at our Global Learning Center in St. George, SC for hands-on, practical instruction.

In-Class Learning currently being offered:

Live webinars

Our instructor-led, live webinars are an industry first for technical training. For more information on available webinars and the upcoming schedule, contact us.

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If you can’t come to us, we will coordinate an on-site or virtual instructor-led, fully customizable learning session tailored to your needs.

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We’re the catalyst for your future

Sustained growth can only be achieved through a commitment to operational lifecycle excellence—regardless of market conditions and fast-paced changes. Excel with BID.