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Qualification details

FWP20316 - Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to FPI20311 - Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing 12/May/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 31/Jan/2020
(View details for release 2) 21/Feb/2018
(View details for release 1) 13/May/2016


Units of competency

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MEM18011 - Shut down and isolate machines/equipmentShut down and isolate machines/equipmentElective
MEM16006 - Organise and communicate informationOrganise and communicate informationElective
FWPSAW2211 - Round softwood logsRound softwood logsElective
FWPSAW3247 - Replace tungsten tipsReplace tungsten tipsElective
FWPCOT2247 - Appearance grade softwood sawn and milled productsAppearance grade softwood sawn and milled productsElective
FWPCOT2219 - Use hand-held toolsUse hand-held toolsElective
TLID2004 - Load and unload goods/cargoLoad and unload goods/cargoElective
FWPCOR2201 - Work effectively in the forest and forest products industryWork effectively in the forest and forest products industryCore
FWPCOT3264 - Build and maintain timber stacksBuild and maintain timber stacksElective
FWPCOR2205 - Follow WHS policies and proceduresFollow WHS policies and proceduresCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 839412 Sawmill Or Timber Yard Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Sawmilling and Processing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Timber Manufacturing Worker,Kiln Operator (Timber),Production Worker (Timber),Timber Grader 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 839412 Sawmill Or Timber Yard Worker 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 13/May/2016 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 3

This version released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 5.0.

Release 2

This version released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 3.0.

Release 1

This version released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 2.0.

Qualification Description

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

This qualification has seven employment pathways for typical operational environments in sawmilling and processing. These are:

  • Kiln Worker
  • Timber Grader
  • Treatment Plant Worker
  • Production Worker
  • Sawmill Worker
  • Saw Technician
  • Wood Machinist

Some imported units in the elective bank may be subject to licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements. 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 for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 13 units of competency:
  • 5 core units plus
  • 8 elective units.

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • 3 from Group A electives listed below
  • 5 from Group A and/or Group B electives listed below, the total of which can include up to 2 units recommended for packaging at Certificate I, II or III level from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units

FWPCOR2201

Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry

FWPCOR2202

Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace

FWPCOR2203

Follow environmental care procedures

FWPCOR2205

Follow WHS policies and procedures

FWPCOR2207

Maintain quality and product care

Elective Units

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details. All prerequisite units are included in the qualification.

Group A

Logyard and/or Material Preparation 

FWPCOT2226

Debark logs mechanically

FWPCOT3203

Weigh loads

Sawing Operations 

FWPCOT2202

Rack material

FWPCOT2218

Cross cut materials with a fixed saw

FWPCOT2229

Dock material to length

FWPCOT2238

Cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw

FWPCOT2243

Tail out timber product and waste material

FWPCOT2245

Operate and maintain a table saw

FWPCOT3271

Hand sharpen knives and blades for commercial and domestic cutting services

FWPCOT3276

Sharpen cutters on a straight knife grinder

FWPCOT3290

Apply knowledge of timber properties, sawmill operations and sawmilling equipment

FWPSAW2202

Sort boards manually

FWPSAW2203

Sort boards mechanically

FWPSAW2204

Dock boards with mechanical feed

FWPSAW2208

Split wood products

FWPSAW2209

Dismantle, transport and assemble hand portable sawmill

FWPSAW2211

Round softwood logs

FWPSAW3247

Replace tungsten tips

Grading and Testing 

FWPCOT2246

Appearance grade hardwood sawn and milled products

FWPCOT2247

Appearance grade softwood sawn and milled products

FWPCOT2248

Appearance grade cypress sawn and milled products

FWPCOT2849

Visually stress grade hardwood

FWPCOT2250

Visually stress grade softwood

FWPCOT2251

Visually stress grade cypress

FWPSAW2201

Grade round poles and debarked logs

Timber Products 

FWPCOT2203

Finish and pack products

FWPCOT2209

Produce finger jointed timber

FWPCOT2211

Produce pointed timber products

FWPCOT2222

Produce laminated beams

FWPCOT2230

Assemble products

FWPCOT2241

Apply wood and timber product knowledge

FWPCOT2244

Operate and maintain a thicknesser

FWPSAW2205

Assemble materials using nail plates

FWPSAW2206

De-stack seasoning racks

Timber Drying and Treatment 

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

FWPSAW2210

Prepare for timber treatment operations

Woodchipping

FWPCOT2225

Chip or flake wood

Group B

Warehousing and Distribution 

FWPCOT2201

Stack and bind material

FWPCOT2210

Tally material

FWPCOT2227

Process orders and despatch products

FWPCOT2228

Store materials

FWPCOT2231

Pack products

FWPCOT3264

Build and maintain timber stacks

TLIF1002

Conduct housekeeping activities

Machinery and Equipment 

FWPCOT2219

Use hand-held tools

FWPCOT2237

Maintain chainsaws

FWPCOT2240

Cut material with a pole saw

FWPCOT3259

Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads

MEM05006*

Perform brazing and/or silver soldering

MEM11011*

Undertake manual handling

MEM18011*

Shut down and isolate machines/equipment

Load Handling 

AHCMOM207

Conduct front-end loader operations

TLIC2002

Drive light rigid vehicle

TLIC3003

Drive medium rigid vehicle

TLID2004

Load and unload goods/cargo

TLID2010

Operate a forklift

TLID2012

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

TLID2013

Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

TLID2047

Prepare cargo for transfer with slings

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Safety & Quality Processes 

AHCWRK312

Operate in isolated and remote situations

FWPCOT2233

Navigate in forest areas

FWPCOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

MEM13015

Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

Administration & Business 

BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

BSBITU211

Produce digital text documents

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

Competitive Manufacturing 

MSS402001

Apply competitive systems and practices

Communication and Relationships 

SIRXCEG001

Engage the customer

MEM16006*

Organise and communicate information

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

MEM05006 Perform brazing and or silver soldering

MEM11011 Undertake manual handling

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM16006 Organise and communicate information

MEM11011 Undertake manual handling

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM16006 Organise and communicate information

MEM16006 Organise and communicate information

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM18011 Shut down and isolate machines/equipment

MEM11011 Undertake manual handling

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM16006 Organise and communicate information

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

FWP20316 Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing Release 3

FWP20316 Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing Release 2

Updated to include revised units, new and revised imported units, and all prerequisites as electives

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=0d96fe23-5747-4c01-9d6f-3509ff8d3d47