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Qualification details

FWP30116 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to FPI30111 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management 12/May/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to FPI30113 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management 12/May/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 04/Dec/2020
(View details for release 2) 21/Feb/2018
(View details for release 1) 13/May/2016


Units of competency

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AHCIRG338 - Troubleshoot irrigation systemsTroubleshoot irrigation systemsElective
RIIMPO319E - Conduct backhoe/loader operationsConduct backhoe/loader operationsElective
FWPCOR3201 - Implement safety, health and environment policies and proceduresImplement safety, health and environment policies and proceduresCore
BSBOPS402 - Coordinate business operational plansCoordinate business operational plansElective
TLID3035 - Operate a boom type elevating work platformOperate a boom type elevating work platformElective
FWPCOT3318 - Access, capture and communicate forestry field data using mobile devicesAccess, capture and communicate forestry field data using mobile devicesElective
FWPCOR3202 - Conduct quality and product care proceduresConduct quality and product care proceduresElective
PUALAW002 - Conduct initial investigation at incident sceneConduct initial investigation at incident sceneElective
AHCPMG302 - Control plant pests, diseases and disordersControl plant pests, diseases and disordersElective
FWPCOT3255 - Apply silvicultural principlesApply silvicultural principlesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841311 Forestry Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0505 Forestry Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Forest Growing, Management and Harvesting 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Nursery Technician (Forestry),Forestry Technician,Forestry Supervisor,Arborist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841311 Forestry Worker 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0505 Forestry Studies 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 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 6.0.

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 Release 2.0.

Qualification Description

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

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

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:
  • 6 core units plus
  • 7 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
  • 4 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 II, III or IV level from this or any other endorsed Training Package or state/territory accredited course.

Core Units

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

FWPCOR2201

Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry

FWPCOR2202

Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace

FWPCOR3201

Implement safety, health and environment policies and procedures

FWPCOR3203

Evaluate fire potential and prevention

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

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 

Fire Control 

AHCWRK302

Monitor weather conditions

PUAFIR303*

Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR309*

Operate pumps

PUAFIR402*

Conduct simple prescribed burns

PUAFIR406*

Develop simple prescribed burn plans

PUALAW002

Conduct initial investigation at incident scene

PUATEA001

Work in a team

PUATEA002*

Work autonomously

PUAWHS002*

Maintain safety at an incident scene

Breeding & Propagation

AHCNSY301

Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY306

Implement a propagation plan

FWPFGM3201

Manage seed collection

FWPFGM3202

Extract seed

Site Establishment & Maintenance 

AHCINF303

Plan and construct conventional fencing

AHCIRG338

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

AHCLSC302

Construct landscape features using concrete

AHCLSC304

Erect timber structures and features

AHCSAW302

Implement erosion and sediment control measures

FWPCOT3306

Rehabilitate tracks, quarries and landings

FWPFGM3208

Construct and maintain forest roads and tracks

FWPFGM3210

Patrol forest

Grading and Testing 

FWPCOR3204

Visually assess materials

FWPCOT3270

Grade and mark logs

FWPCOT3310

Prepare timber or related products to meet import/export compliance requirements 

Tree Growing & Maintenance 

AHCARB319

Use arborist climbing techniques

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

FWPCOR3202

Conduct quality and product care procedures

FWPCOT3311

Use environmental care procedures to undertake fire salvage operations

FWPCOT3317

Use chainsaw within a tree

FWPFGM3206

Plan and implement non-commercial thinning operations

FWPFGM3207

Coordinate stem improvement

FWPFGM3211

Manage coppice stems

FWPFGM3216

Fell trees manually (intermediate)

FWPFGM3217

Fell trees manually (advanced)

Group B

Machinery & Equipment

AHCMOM301

Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

FWPCOT3259

Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads

FWPCOT3260

Recover four wheel drive vehicles

FWPFGM3214

Operate a four wheel drive in a towing situation

FWPFGM3215

Perform complex 4x4 operations

Specialist Machinery and Equipment

A maximum of 2 units may be selected from this field

FWPCOT3301

Trim trees using a pole saw

RIIHAN308F

Load and unload plant

RIIMPO315E

Conduct tractor operations

RIIMPO317F

Conduct roller operations

RIIMPO318F

Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

RIIMPO319E

Conduct backhoe/loader operations

RIIMPO320F

Conduct civil construction excavator operations

RIIMPO321F

Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

RIIMPO322E

Conduct civil construction tracked front end loader operations

RIIMPO324F

Conduct civil construction grader operations

RIIVEH304E

Conduct tip truck operations

TLID3036

Lift and move load using a mobile crane

Load Handling

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

TLID0001

Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads

TLID3011

Conduct specialised forklift operations

Safety and Quality Processes

AHCCHM307

Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

FWPCOT3202

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

FWPCOT3312

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

FWPCOT3255

Apply silvicultural principles

FWPCOT3313

Apply biodiversity protection principles

FWPCOT3257

Follow cultural heritage requirements

FWPCOT3314

Comply with soil and water protection

FWPCOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

HLTAID014

Provide Advanced First Aid

TLID3035

Operate a boom type elevating work platform

Administration and Business

BSBINS302

Organise workplace information

BSBTEC301

Design and produce business documents

Communication & Relationships

BSBLDR301

Support effective workplace relationships

FWPCOT3222

Present forestry information and interpretations programs

Planning and Analysis

BSBOPS402

Coordinate business operational plans

Forestry Digital Technology

FWPCOT3318

Access, capture and communicate forestry field data using mobile devices

FWPCOT3319

Read and interpret digital maps and forest operation plans

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

PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury

PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire

PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

PUAFIR204 Respond to wildfire

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury

PUAFIR205 Respond to aviation incident

PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire

PUAFIR220 Respond to isolated structure fire

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury

PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR204 Respond to wildfire*

PUAFIR309 Operate pumps

PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment*

And one of the following four units:

PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire*

OR

PUAFIR220 Respond to isolated structure fire*

OR

PUAFIR204 Respond to wildfire*

OR

PUAFIR205 Respond to aviation incident*

PUAFIR402 Conduct simple prescribed burns

PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire*

PUAFIR406 Develop simple prescribed burn plans

PUAFIR303 Suppress wildfire*

PUATEA002 Work autonomously

PUATEA001 Work in a team

PUAWHS002 Maintain safety at an incident scene

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

FWP30116 Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management Release 3

FWP30116 Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management Release 2

Updated to include revised units and superseded imported units

Equivalent

Links

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