Qualification details

FPI30113 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 01/May/2015
(View details for release 2) Replaced30/Sep/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced27/Aug/2013

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to FWP30116 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management 12/May/2016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
AHCARB307A - Undertake complex tree climbingUndertake complex tree climbing Elective
AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicals Elective
AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicalsTransport, handle and store chemicals Elective
AHCINF303A - Plan and construct conventional fencingPlan and construct conventional fencing Elective
AHCIRG301A - Implement a maintenance program for an irrigation systemImplement a maintenance program for an irrigation system Elective
AHCIRG306A - Troubleshoot irrigation systemsTroubleshoot irrigation systems Elective
AHCLSC302A - Construct landscape features using concreteConstruct landscape features using concrete Elective
AHCLSC304A - Erect timber structures and featuresErect timber structures and features Elective
AHCMOM301A - Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repairCoordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair Elective
AHCNSY301A - Maintain nursery plantsMaintain nursery plants Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 721112 Logging Plant Operator 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7995-13 Forestry Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0505 Forestry Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 721112 Logging Plant Operator 02/Dec/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7995-13 Forestry Worker 02/Dec/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0505 Forestry Studies 02/Dec/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 27/Aug/2013 
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Modification History

Release 3

PUAFIR412 and PUAFIR413 added to the elective bank of units to address skills required for prescribed burning.

Core unit HLTAID003 replaces HLTFA311A.

Elective unit HLTAID006 replaces HLTFA412A.

Release 2

Mapping to FPI30111 removed.

Release 1

Qualification released as FPI30113 in FPI11 Version 2.

Core unit HLTFA311A replaces HLTFA301C – Not equivalent.

One new unit added to elective bank: FPICOT3263.

Elective unit HLTFA412A replaces HLTFA402C – Not equivalent.

Imported units updated to current release:

  • PUAFIR303B
  • PUAFIR309B
  • PUALAW002B
  • PUAOHS002B
  • PUATEA002B

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 Technician
  • Farm Forestry Technician
  • Forestry Technician
  • Nursery Technician
  • Supervisor (Forestry Operations)
  • Tree Planter
  • 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

  • Communicate information from line manager/management to the team
  • Communicate unresolved issues to line manager/ management and follow up to ensure action is taken in response
  • Use appropriate communication and interpersonal techniques with colleagues and others

Teamwork

  • Actively encourage and support team members to participate in team activities and communication processes
  • Identify appropriate personnel in the event of an emergency

Problem-solving

  • Limited responsibility for addressing issues, concerns and problems identified by team members or referring them to relevant persons as required
  • Follow safe workplace procedures and safe work instructions for controlling risks and protecting the environment
  • Identify problems, environmental issues and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures
  • Monitor environmental measures and impact on the environment and take corrective action as required according to workplace procedures

Initiative and enterprise

  • Detect and assess hazards in the work area and report to appropriate personnel
  • Encourage team members to participate in the planning, decision making and operational aspects of the work team to their level of responsibility
  • Monitor hazardous and flammable substances to assess the potential of spillage and combustion

Planning and organising

  • Record and report workplace information and maintain documentation
  • Identify and comply with occupational health and safety, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to implementing health, safety and environment policies and procedures
  • Organise duties, equipment and materials according to health, safety and environmental requirements and organisational procedures
  • Plan evaluation processes according to site procedures

Self-management

  • Ensure own contribution to work team serves as a role model for others and enhances the organisation’s image within the work team, the organisation and with customers
  • Follow safe workplace procedures for dealing with environmental incidents, accidents and emergencies within scope of responsibilities
  • Integrate care for the environment into all day-to-day activities
  • Seek appropriate support to assist and improve own performance to achieve personal and organisational goals and objectives

Learning

  • Identify opportunities for professional development
  • Implement training and operational controls according to workplace procedures, which may include:
  • in-house or external training programs
  • one-on-one supervision
  • programs that maintain up-to-date knowledge of legislative changes at the local, state and federal level
  • Practise and record emergency and evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency
  • Record and report information regarding learning and competency development according to organisational requirements

Technology

  • Record and report health, safety and environment procedures according to workplace procedures, which may be manual, or using a computer-based system or other appropriate organisational communication system
  • Use and maintain relevant tools, machinery and 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 II, III or IV 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 

BSBFLM312C

Contribute to team effectiveness

FPICOR2201B

Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry

FPICOR2202B

Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace

FPICOR3201B

Implement safety, health and environment policies and procedures

FPICOR3203B

Evaluate fire potential and prevention

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

GROUP A ELECTIVE UNITS 

Field 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Fire Control 

AHCWRK302A

Monitor weather conditions

PUAFIR303B

Suppress wildfire (unit has PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire as a prerequisite)

PUAFIR309B

Operate pumps (unit has the following prerequisite units:

PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire OR

PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire OR

PUAFIR205B Respond to aviation incident (specialist)

PUAFIR412

Conduct simple prescribed burns (unit has PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire as a prerequisite)

PUAFIR413

Develop simple prescribed burn plans (unit has PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire as a prerequisite)

PUALAW002B

Conduct initial investigation at incident scene

PUAOHS002B

Maintain safety at an incident scene

PUATEA002B

Work autonomously

Breeding and Propagation 

AHCNSY301A

Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY306A

Implement a propagation plan

FPIFGM3201B

Manage seed collection

FPIFGM3202B

Extract seed

Site Establishment and Maintenance 

AHCINF303A

Plan and construct conventional fencing

AHCIRG301A

Implement a maintenance program for an irrigation system

AHCIRG306A

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

AHCLSC302A

Construct landscape features using concrete

AHCLSC304A

Erect timber structures and features

AHCSAW302A

Implement erosion and sediment control measures

FPICOT3221B

Rehabilitate tracks, quarries and landings

FPIFGM3209B

Construct and maintain forest roads and tracks

FPIFGM3210B

Patrol forest

Grading and Testing 

FPICOR3204B

Visually assess materials

FPICOT3223B

Grade and mark logs

FPICOT3250A

Prepare timber to meet import/export compliance requirements

Tree Growing & Maintenance 

FPICOR3202B

Conduct quality and product care procedures

FPICOT3252A

Use environmental care procedures to undertake fire salvage operations

FPIFGM3212

Fall trees manually (intermediate)

FPIFGM3213

Fall trees manually (advanced)

FPIFGM3206B

Plan and implement non-commercial thinning operations

FPIFGM3207B

Coordinate stem improvement

FPIFGM3211B

Manage coppice stems

AHCPMG301A

Control weeds

AHCPMG302A

Control plants, pests, diseases and disorders

AHCARB307A

Undertake complex tree climbing

GROUP B ELECTIVE UNITS  

Field 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Machinery and Equipment 

AHCMOM301A

Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

FPICOT3259

Operate a four-wheel drive on unsealed roads

FPICOT3260

Recover four-wheel drive vehicles

FPIFGM3214

Operate a four wheel drive in a towing situation

FPIFGM3215

Perform complex 4x4 operations

Specialist Machinery and Equipment  

A maximum of 2 units may be selected from this field

FPICOT3238B

Operate a pole saw

RIIHAN308A

Load and unload plant

RIIMPO315A

Conduct tractor operations

RIIMPO317A

Conduct roller operations

RIIMPO318B

Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

RIIMPO319A

Conduct backhoe/loader operations

RIIMPO320B

Conduct civil construction excavator operations

RIIMPO321B

Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

RIIMPO322A

Conduct civil construction tracked front end loader operations

RIIMPO324A

Conduct civil construction grader operations

RIIVEH304B

Conduct tip truck operations

TLID3036A

Lift and move load using a mobile crane

Load Handling 

AHCCHM304A

Transport, handle and store chemicals

TLID3011A

Conduct specialised forklift operations

TLID3014A

Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads

Safety and Quality Processes 

AHCCHM303A

Prepare and apply chemicals

FPICOT3202B

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

FPICOT3254A

Implement environmentally sustainable work practices in the work area/work site

FPICOT3255

Apply silvicultural principles

FPICOT3256

Apply biodiversity protection principles

FPICOT3257

Follow cultural heritage requirements

FPICOT3258

Comply with soil and water protection

FPICOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

TLID3035A

Operate a boom type elevating work platform

Administration and Business 

BSBINM301A

Organise workplace information

BSBITU306A

Design and produce business documents

Communication and Relationships 

BSBFLM303C

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

FPICOT3222B

Present forestry information and interpretations programs

Planning and Analysis 

BSBFLM305C

Support operational plan

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