Qualification details

FPI50111 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 27/Aug/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Superseded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 FPI50105 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products 06/Feb/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to FWP50116 - Diploma of Forest and Forest Products 12/May/2016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
AHCBUS502A - Market products and servicesMarket products and services Elective
AHCCHM401A - Minimise risks in the use of chemicalsMinimise risks in the use of chemicals Elective
AHCIRG503A - Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systemsDesign irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems Elective
AHCNSY401A - Plan a growing-on programPlan a growing-on program Elective
AHCNSY402A - Plan a propagation programPlan a propagation program Elective
AHCPGD402A - Plan a plant establishment programPlan a plant establishment program Elective
AHCPHT503A - Manage a controlled growing environmentManage a controlled growing environment Elective
AHCPMG503A - Develop a strategy for the management of target pestsDevelop a strategy for the management of target pests Elective
AHCWAT502A - Manage water systemsManage water systems Elective
AHCWRK505A - Manage trial and/or research materialManage trial and/or research material Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 234113 Forester 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112 Science Technical Officers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0505 Forestry Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 234113 Forester 03/Sep/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112 Science Technical Officers 03/Sep/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0505 Forestry Studies 03/Sep/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 07/Feb/2012 
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Modification History

Release 2

Updated equivalent imported core unit:

  • BSBWHS503A Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk replaces BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management

Imported units added to Group B elective bank:

  • MSS015011A
  • MSS405070A

Native and imported units updated to equivalent versions:

  • BSBPMG522A replaces BSBPMG510A
  • FPICOT5206B replaces FPICOT5206A
  • FPICOT5208B replaces FPICOT5208A
  • FPICOT5209B replaces FPICOT5209A
  • FPIFGM5219 replaces FPIFGM5218A

Imported units updated to current release:

  • LGACOM401A
  • LGACOM409A
  • LGACOM502B
  • LGAEHRR504C
  • LGAPLEM404A
  • LGAPLEM612B
  • PUAFIR501B
  • PUAFIR509B
  • PUALAW001B
  • PUAOPE007B

Release 1.1

Four imported units of competency updated:

  • BSBCUS501C replaces BSBCUS501B - Equivalent
  • MSS405001A replaces MSACMS600A - Equivalent
  • MSS405004A replaces MSACMS603A - Equivalent
  • BSBRSK501B replaces BSBRSK501A - Equivalent

Four typographical errors have been fixed - AHCCHM401A, BSBRSK501B, BSBINM501A and BSBFIM501A had incorrectly listed unit titles.

Description

This qualification is designed for job roles in the forest and forest products industry.

Pathways Information

This qualification has twelve employment pathways for typical management environments of forest and forest products industries. These are:

  • Arboriculture Manager
  • Forest Manager
  • Forestry Manager
  • Harvesting Manager
  • Nursery Manager
  • Plantation Establishment Manager
  • Plantation Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Sawmill Manager
  • Timber Advisory Manager
  • Timber Manufacturing Manager
  • Tree Farm Manager

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

  • Adjust and communicate strategies to all stakeholders according to organisational procedures
  • Communicate information from line manager/management to the team
  • Consult team members to establish team purpose, roles, responsibilities and accountabilities in accordance with organisational goals, plans and objectives
  • Manage records, reports and recommendations within the organisation's systems and processes

Teamwork

  • Develop strategies to ensure that team members are actively encouraged and supported to participate in decision making processes, and to assume responsibility and exercise initiative as appropriate
  • Ensure leadership, supervision, coaching and mentoring assist colleagues to overcome difficulty in meeting customer service standards
  • Manage team performance to consistently meet the organisation's quality and delivery standards
  • Support team members in meeting expected performance outcomes

Problem-solving

  • Communicate to, and follow up with, line manager/management and other relevant stakeholders, unresolved issues, concerns and problems raised by team members
  • Develop processes to ensure that issues, concerns and problems identified by team members are recognised and addressed
  • Take decisions to overcome problems and to adapt customer service and products and/or service delivery in consultation with appropriate individuals and groups
  • Use problem-solving skills to deal with complex and non-routine difficulties

Initiative and enterprise

  • Identify and develop new skills to achieve and maintain a competitive edge
  • Seek and use feedback from employees, clients and colleagues to identify and develop ways to improve competence
  • Take individual initiative to achieve and extend personal work goals beyond those planned
  • Take initiative to prioritise and facilitate competing demands to achieve personal, team and the organisation's goals and objectives

Planning and organising

  • Ensure personal work goals, plans and activities reflect the organisation's plans, and own responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Ensure personal work planning and organisation serve as a positive role model in the workplace
  • Investigate, understand and assess the needs of customers and include in planning processes
  • Prepare action plans, including allocated responsibilities and time frames for implementation

Self-management

  • Adjust own interpersonal styles and methods to the organisation's social and cultural environment, and guide and support members of the work team in their personal adjustment process
  • Assess the effectiveness of own management development
  • Ensure own contribution to work team serves as a role model for others and enhances the organisation's image to all stakeholders
  • Undertake participation in networks to enhance personal knowledge, skills and work relationships

Learning

  • Assess personal knowledge and skills against competency standards to determine development needs, priorities and plans
  • Identify, evaluate, select and use development opportunities suitable to personal learning style/s to develop competence
  • Manage opportunities for further improvement

Technology

  • Develop strategies to ensure that systems and procedures including technology are used to monitor operational progress and to identify ways in which planning and operations could be improved
  • Use technology efficiently and effectively to manage work priorities and commitments

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 15

  • 6 core units plus
  • 9 elective units, consisting of:
  • 5 units from Group A
  • up to 4 units from Group A and/or Group B
  • up to 2 units recommended for packaging at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma 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 and forest products industry

CORE UNITS

Field 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Co re 

BSBCUS501C

Manage quality customer service

BSBMGT502B

Manage people performance

BSBMGT516C

Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBWHS503A

Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk

BSBWOR501B

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

BSBWOR502B

Ensure team effectiveness

GROUP A ELECTIVE UNITS 

Field 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Fire Control 

PUALAW001B

Protect and preserve incident scene

PUAOPE001B

Supervise response

PUAFIR501B

Conduct fire investigation and analysis activities (unit has PUALAW001B Protect and preserve incident scene as a prerequisite)

PUAFIR509B

Implement prevention strategies

PUAOPE007B

Command agency personnel within a multi-agency emergency response (unit has PUAOPE001B Supervise response as a prerequisite)

Breeding & Propagation 

AHCPHT503A

Manage a controlled growing environment

FPIFGM5212A

Manage genetic resources

FPIFGM5215A

Breed trees

Site Establishment & Maintenance 

AHCIRG503A

Design irrigation, drainage and water treatment systems

AHCWAT502A

Manage water systems

FPIFGM5201B

Plan and manage an inventory program

FPICOT5206B

Implement forestry chain of custody certification system

FPIFGM5208B

Manage road construction and maintenance

FPIFGM5214A

Develop a native forest regeneration plan

FPIFGM5217A

Promote plantations as a sustainable form of land use

LGAPLEM404A

Prepare and present geographic information systems data

LGAPLEM612B

Protect heritage and cultural asset

Tree Growing & Maintenance 

AHCPGD402A

Plan a plant establishment program

AHCPMG503A

Develop a strategy for the management of target pests

AHCNSY401A

Plan a growing-on program

AHCNSY402A

Plan a propagation program

AHCWRK505A

Manage trial and/or research material

FPICOT5205A

Develop biohazard contingency plans

FPIFGM5210A

Manage tending operations in a native forest

FPIFGM5211A

Coordinate stand nutrition

FPIFGM5213A

Coordinate plantation tending operations

FPIFGM5216A

Manage coupe planning

Harvesting 

FPICOT5209B

Manage tree harvesting to minimise environmental impact

FPIHAR5201B

Design harvesting plans

Timber Products & Processes 

FPICOT4201B

Produce complex truss and frame plans and details using computers

FPICOT4202B

Design timber structures

FPICOT4204B

Schedule and coordinate load shifting

FPICOT4205B

Coordinate log debarking operations

FPICOT4206B

Plan and coordinate boiler operations

FPICOT4207B

Plan and coordinate heat plant operations

FPICOT5207A

Implement sustainability in the workplace

FPIFGM5219

Undertake carbon stock sampling of forests and plantations

FPISAW4201B

Plan and monitor timber treatment plant operations

FPISAW4202B

Plan and monitor saw log operations

FPISAW4203B

Coordinate timber drying operations

FPISAW4204B

Plan and monitor board conversion

FPITMM4202B

Diagnose and calculate production costs

FPITMM4203B

Install and commission CNC software

FPITMM4204B

Sample and test products to specifications

FPITMM5201B

Assess product feasibility of designs

FPITMM5202B

Develop, trial and evaluate prototypes

FPITMM5203B

Generate and transfer complex computer-aided drawings and specifications

FPITMM5204B

Manage product design

FPITMM5205B

Optimise CNC operations

FPITMM5206B

Plan production

FPIWPP4201B

Plan and coordinate panel production

FPIWPP4202B

Perform laboratory testing

Competitive Manufacturing

MSS405001A

Develop competitive systems and practices for an organisation

MSS405004A

Develop business plans in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices

GROUP B ELECTIVE UNITS 

Field 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Machinery & Equipment 

FPICOT5203B

Manage installation and commissioning of equipment

FPICOT5204B

Organise enterprise maintenance programs

Safety & Quality Processes 

AHCCHM401A

Minimise risks in the use of chemicals

BSBRSK501B

Manage risk

BSBSUS501A

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

FPICOT5201B

Implement sustainable forestry practices

PUAOPE005B

Manage a multi-team response

MSS015011A

Conduct a sustainability energy audit

MSS405070A

Develop and manage sustainable energy practices

Administration & Business 

BSBAUD501B

Initiate a quality audit

BSBFIM501A

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBINM501A

Manage an information or knowledge management system

LGACOM401A

Administer contracts

LGACOM409A

Prepare tender documentation

Planning & Analysis 

BSBINN502A

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

BSBMGT515A

Manage operational plan

BSBPMG522A

Undertake project work

BSBWRK506A

Coordinate research and analysis

PSPGOV521A

Collect statistical data

Training & Assessment 

BSBLED501A

Develop a workplace learning environment

Communication & Relationships 

AHCBUS502A

Market products and services

FPICOT5202B

Manage forestry information and interpretations programs

FPICOT5208B

Build and maintain community relationships

LGACOM502B

Devise and conduct community consultations

LGAEHRR504C

Implement public environmental health education programs

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