Qualification details

FPI20111 - Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management (Release 5)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
5 (this release)Current 01/May/2015
(View details for release 4) Replaced28/Oct/2013
(View details for release 3) Replaced30/Sep/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced27/Nov/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced07/Feb/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to FPI20105 - Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management 06/Feb/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to FWP20116 - Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management 12/May/2016

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCARB204A - Undertake standard climbing techniquesUndertake standard climbing techniques Elective
AHCARB206A - Undertake stump removalUndertake stump removal Elective
AHCCHM201A - Apply chemicals under supervisionApply chemicals under supervision Elective
AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicalsTransport, handle and store chemicals Elective
AHCFIR201A - Assist with prescribed burningAssist with prescribed burning Elective
AHCILM201A - Maintain cultural placesMaintain cultural places Elective
AHCINF202A - Install, maintain and repair fencingInstall, maintain and repair fencing Elective
AHCINF203A - Maintain properties and structuresMaintain properties and structures Elective
AHCIRG204A - Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipesLay irrigation and/or drainage pipes Elective
AHCIRG206A - Maintain pressurised irrigation systemsMaintain pressurised irrigation systems Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841311 Forestry Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7995 Forestry And Logging Workers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0505 Forestry Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841311 Forestry Worker 03/Sep/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7995 Forestry And Logging Workers 03/Sep/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0505 Forestry Studies 03/Sep/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 07/Feb/2012 
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Modification History

Release 5

The prerequisite listing for PUAFIR204B has been corrected to PUAFIR215.

Release 4

Reinstatement of missing elective banks:

  • Site Establishment and Maintenance
  • Breeding and Propagation
  • Tree Growing and Maintenance

Release 3

Mapping of FPI20111 updated to reflect change of usage recommendation to Current.

One new unit added to elective bank: FPICOT3263

Elective unit PUAFIR215 replaces PUAFIR201B – Equivalent

Release 2

Imported units updated to current releases.

Release 1

Qualification code updated to FPI20111 in FPI11 Version 1.

The following units added to the qualification as electives:

  • AHCCHM304A Transport, handle and store chemicals
  • FPICOT2236 Fall trees manually (basic)
  • FPICOT3259 Operate a four-wheel drive on unsealed roads

Description

This qualification is designed for job roles in the forest growing and management sector of the forest and forest products industry.

Pathways Information

This qualification has seven employment pathways for typical operational environments of forest growing and management. These are:

  • Arboriculture Worker
  • Farm Forestry Worker
  • Forestry Worker
  • Nursery Worker
  • Plantation Establishment Worker
  • Plantation Forest Officer
  • Silviculturalist

Entry may be gained through progression from a lower level FPI qualification or recognition of existing industry experience or qualifications.

This qualification may be suited to an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Native FPI units may be subject to state or territory licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.

Some imported units in the elective bank may be subject to state or territory codes, regulations, licences and/or permits. These units must be implemented in line with the licensing requirements outlined in the unit’s parent Training Package.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on the packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Clarify legal and procedural requirements with appropriate personnel, to ensure consistency of interpretation and application
  • Communicate and work safely with others in the work area
  • Identify and comply with safety signs and symbols
  • Notify appropriate personnel and complete an incident report

Teamwork

  • Receive and action feedback
  • Make constructive contributions to the group
  • Provide assistance to and seek assistance from co-workers to achieve work tasks
  • Share relevant workplace information with co-workers to achieve designated individual and team goals and objectives

Problem-solving

  • Solve routine problems
  • Eliminate or reduce and report fire risks and hazards according to workplace procedures
  • Follow up instances of unclear visual communications to avoid repeated problems
  • Minimise immediate risk to self, as well as the health and safety of others, by controlling hazards according to occupational health and safety requirements

Initiative and enterprise

  • Check own role and responsibilities with appropriate personnel according to organisational requirements
  • Note and communicate goals or outcomes to appropriate personnel
  • Recognise signs of fire and raise alarm at appropriate time according to workplace procedures
  • Suggest improvements to workplace practices and resource efficiency to relevant personnel

Planning and organising

  • Locate, record and report workplace information
  • Comply with applicable legislative and procedural requirements in an ethical manner consistent with workplace standards
  • Maintain quality and product care according to environmental legislation and workplace procedures
  • Gather, convey and receive information

Self-management

  • Apply, follow and adhere to quality system procedures in personal work
  • Identify and comply with applicable occupational health and safety, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to communicating and interacting with others
  • Maintain work relationships
  • Follow environmental care procedures according to organisational requirements

Learning

  • Identify and establish opportunities for professional development in consultation with appropriate personnel and according to organisational procedures
  • Record and report information regarding learning and competency development according to organisational requirements

Technology

  • Request appropriate medical assistance using relevant communication media and equipment, which may include mobile phone, satellite phone, HF or VHF radio, flags, flares, two-way radio, email and electronic equipment

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 13

  • 6 core units plus
  • 7 elective units, consisting of:
  • 3 units from Group A
  • up to 4 units from Group A and/or Group B
  • up to 2 units recommended for packaging at Certificate I, II or III level from this or any other endorsed Training Package or state/territory accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to work undertaken in the forest growing and management sector of the industry.

CORE UNITS

Field 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Core 

FPICOR2201B

Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry

FPICOR2202B

Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace

FPICOR2203B

Follow environmental care procedures

FPICOR2204B

Follow fire prevention procedures

FPICOR2205B

Follow OHS policies and procedures

HLTFA301C

Apply first aid

GROUP A ELECTIVE UNITS 

Field 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Fire Control 

AHCFIR201A

Assist with prescribed burning

AHCWRK201A

Observe and report on weather

FPIFGM2211B

Detect fires

PUAEQU001B

Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

PUAFIR215

Prevent injury

PUAFIR204B

Respond to wildfire (unit has PUAFIR215 Prevent injury as a prerequisite)

PUAFIR209B

Work safely around aircraft

PUALAW001B

Protect and preserve incident scene

PUAOPE002B

Operate communications systems and equipment

PUATEA001B

Work in a team

Site Establishment and Maintenance 

AHCILM201A

Maintain cultural places

AHCINF202A

Install, maintain and repair fencing

AHCINF203A

Maintain properties and structures

AHCIRG204A

Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipes

AHCIRG206A

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

AHCPMG201A

Treat weeds

AHCSAW201A

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

FPIFGM2207B

Undertake brushcutting operations

FPIFGM2210B

Implement animal pest control procedures

FPIFGM2214B

Maintain visitor sites

LGAWORK212A

Perform field support duties in a roadwork environment

Breeding and Propagation 

AHCNSY201A

Pot up plants

AHCNSY203A

Undertake propagation activities

FPIFGM2201B

Collect seed

FPIFGM2202B

Prepare seedbed

FPIFGM2209B

Cut, sort and set cuttings

FPIFGM2212B

Graft cuttings

FPIFGM2213B

Process seed

Tree Growing and Maintenance 

AHCARB204A

Undertake standard climbing techniques

AHCARB206A

Undertake stump removal

AHCPMG202A

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCNSY202A

Tend nursery plants

FPICOT2236

Fall trees manually (basic)

FPICOR2207B

Maintain quality and product care

FPICOT2220B

Select trees for tending operations

FPICOT2239A

Trim and cut felled trees

FPIFGM2203B

Plant trees by hand

FPIFGM2204B

Plant trees mechanically

FPIFGM2205B

Prune trees

FPIFGM2206B

Collect data or samples for assessment

Grading and Testing 

FPIFGM2215B

Measure trees

GROUP B ELECTIVE UNITS 

Field 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Warehousing and Distribution 

AHCNSY302A

Receive and dispatch nursery products

FPICOT2228B

Store materials

Machinery and Equipment 

TLID3033A

Operate a vehicle-mounted loading crane

FPICOT2237A

Maintain chainsaws

FPICOT3259

Operate a four-wheel drive on unsealed roads

TLIC2002A

Drive light rigid vehicle

TLIC3003A

Drive medium rigid vehicle

Load Handling 

AHCCHM304A

Transport, handle and store chemicals

TLID2004A

Load and unload goods/cargo

TLID2010A

Operate a forklift

TLID2012A

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

TLILIC2001A

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Safety and Quality Processes 

AHCCHM201A

Apply chemicals under supervision

AHCWRK203A

Operate in isolated and remote situations

FPICOT2233B

Navigate in forest areas

RIIOHS205A

Control traffic with stop-slow bat

FPICOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

Administration and Business 

BSBINM201A

Process and maintain workplace information

BSBITU201A

Produce simple word processed documents

BSBWOR204A

Use business technology

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