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Qualification details

FWP20316 - Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing (Release 5)

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
5 (this release) 12/Feb/2021
(View details for release 4) 04/Dec/2020
(View details for release 3) 31/Jan/2020
(View details for release 2) 21/Feb/2018
(View details for release 1) 13/May/2016


Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
FWPCOT3320 - Build and maintain timber stacksBuild and maintain timber stacksElective
FWPCOT2206 - Stack and bind materialStack and bind materialElective
MEM18011 - Shut down and isolate machines/equipmentShut down and isolate machines/equipmentElective
MEM16006 - Organise and communicate informationOrganise and communicate informationElective
FWPCOT2254 - Maintain chainsawsMaintain chainsawsElective
FWPSAW3247 - Replace tungsten tipsReplace tungsten tipsElective
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
FWPCOR2205 - Follow WHS policies and proceduresFollow WHS policies and proceduresCore
FWPCOT2246 - Appearance grade hardwood sawn and milled productsAppearance grade hardwood sawn and milled productsElective
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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 5

This version released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 6.1.

Release 4

This version released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 6.0.

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.

Group A 

Logyard and/or Material Preparation

FWPCOT3203

Weigh loads

Sawing Operations

FWPCOT2202

Rack material

FWPCOT2234

Dock material to length

FWPCOT2243

Tail out timber product and waste material

FWPCOT2245

Operate and maintain a table saw

FWPCOT2259

Cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw

FWPCOT2263

Cross cut materials with a fixed saw

FWPCOT3271

Hand sharpen knives and blades for commercial and domestic cutting services

FWPCOT3276

Sharpen cutters using a straight knife grinder

FWPCOT3290

Apply knowledge of timber properties, sawmill operations and sawmilling equipment

FWPSAW2202

Sort boards manually

FWPSAW2204

Dock boards with mechanical feed

FWPSAW2209

Dismantle, transport and assemble hand portable sawmill

FWPSAW3247

Replace tungsten tips

Grading and Testing

FWPCOT2246

Appearance grade hardwood sawn and milled products

FWPCOT2249

Visually stress grade hardwood

FWPCOT2250

Visually stress grade softwood

FWPCOT2251

Visually stress grade cypress

FWPSAW2201

Grade round poles and debarked logs

Timber Products

FWPCOT2209

Produce finger jointed timber

FWPCOT2244

Operate and maintain a thicknesser

FWPCOT2258

Assemble products

FWPCOT3302

Access and provide timber and wood product information

FWPSAW2206

De-stack seasoning racks

FWPSAW2212

Assemble materials using nail plates

Timber Drying and Treatment

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

Group B

Warehousing and Distribution

FWPCOT2206

Stack and bind material

FWPCOT2231

Pack products

FWPCOT2255

Store materials

FWPCOT2260

Tally material

FWPCOT2261

Process orders and prepare for despatch

FWPCOT3320

Build and maintain timber stacks

TLIF1002

Conduct housekeeping activities

Machinery and Equipment

FWPCOT2240

Cut material with a pole saw

FWPCOT2254

Maintain chainsaws

FWPCOT2257

Use hand-held tools

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

TLID0006

Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

TLID0007

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

TLID1001

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

TLID2004

Load and unload goods/cargo

TLID2010

Operate a forklift

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

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

MEM13015

Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

Administration & Business

BSBINS201

Process and maintain workplace information

BSBTEC201

Use business software applications

Competitive Manufacturing

MSS402001

Apply competitive systems and practices

Communication & Relationships

MEM16006*

Organise and communicate information

SIRXCEG001

Engage the customer

Prerequisite requirements

Units listed in the Prerequisite requirement column that have their own prerequisite requirements are shown with an asterisk (*)

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 5

FWP20316 Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing Release 4

Qualification updated to remove eleven elective units that have been deleted as part of meeting Skills Ministers’ priority of removing training products with low or no enrolments, as agreed by the AISC

Equivalent

Links

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