Qualification details

FWP30116 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 21/Feb/2018
(View details for release 1) Replaced13/May/2016

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


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
AHCARB307 - Use advanced climbing techniquesUse advanced climbing techniques Elective
AHCCHM303 - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicals Elective
AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicalsTransport and store chemicals Elective
AHCINF303 - Plan and construct conventional fencingPlan and construct conventional fencing Elective
AHCIRG306 - Troubleshoot irrigation systemsTroubleshoot irrigation systems Elective
AHCLSC302 - Construct landscape features using concreteConstruct landscape features using concrete Elective
AHCLSC304 - Erect timber structures and featuresErect timber structures and features Elective
AHCMOM301 - Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repairCoordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair Elective
AHCNSY301 - Maintain nursery plantsMaintain nursery plants Elective
AHCNSY306 - Implement a propagation planImplement a propagation plan Elective
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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 

Comment s

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 

Unit code 

Unit title 

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 

Group A  

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.

Field 

Unit code 

Unit title  

Fire Control

AHCWRK302

Monitor weather conditions

PUAFIR303B*

Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR309B*

Operate pumps

PUAFIR412*

Conduct simple prescribed burns

PUAFIR413*

Develop simple prescribed burn plans

PUALAW002B

Conduct initial investigation at incident scene

PUAOHS002B

Maintain safety at an incident scene

PUATEA002B

Work autonomously

Breeding and Propagation

AHCNSY301

Maintain nursery plants

AHCNSY306

Implement a propagation plan

FWPFGM3201

Manage seed collection

FWPFGM3202

Extract seed

Site Establishment and Maintenance

AHCINF303

Plan and construct conventional fencing

AHCIRG306

Troubleshoot irrigation systems

AHCLSC302

Construct landscape features using concrete

AHCLSC304

Erect timber structures and features

AHCSAW302

Implement erosion and sediment control measures

FWPCOT3221

Rehabilitate tracks, quarries and landings

FWPFGM3209

Construct and maintain forest roads and tracks

FWPFGM3210

Patrol forest

Grading and Testing

FWPCOR3204

Visually assess materials

FWPCOT3270

Grade and mark logs

FWPCOT3250

Prepare timber to meet import/export compliance requirements

Tree Growing & Maintenance

FWPCOR3202

Conduct quality and product care procedures

FWPCOT3252

Use environmental care procedures to undertake fire salvage operations

FWPFGM3212

Fall trees manually (intermediate)

FWPFGM3213

Fall trees manually (advanced)

FWPFGM3206

Plan and implement non-commercial thinning operations

FWPFGM3207

Coordinate stem improvement

FWPFGM3211

Manage coppice stems

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

AHCPMG302

Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

AHCARB307

Use advanced climbing techniques

Group B 

Field 

Unit code 

Unit title  

Machinery and 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

FWPCOT3238

Operate a pole saw

RIIHAN308E

Load and unload plant

RIIMPO315D

Conduct tractor operations

RIIMPO317E

Conduct roller operations

RIIMPO318E

Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

RIIMPO319D

Conduct backhoe/loader operations

RIIMPO320E

Conduct civil construction excavator operations

RIIMPO321E

Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

RIIMPO322D

Conduct civil construction tracked front end loader operations

RIIMPO324E

Conduct civil construction grader operations

RIIVEH304D

Conduct tip truck operations

TLID3036

Lift and move load using a mobile crane

Load Handling

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

TLID3011

Conduct specialised forklift operations

TLID3014

Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads

Safety and Quality Processes

AHCCHM303

Prepare and apply chemicals

FWPCOT3202

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

FWPCOT3254

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

FWPCOT3255

Apply silvicultural principles

FWPCOT3256

Apply biodiversity protection principles

FWPCOT3257

Follow cultural heritage requirements

FWPCOT3258

Comply with soil and water protection

FWPCOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

TLID3035

Operate a boom type elevating work platform

Administration and Business

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

Communication and Relationships

BSBFLM303

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

FWPCOT3222

Present forestry information and interpretations programs

Planning and Analysis

BSBFLM305

Support operational plan

Prerequisite requirements 

Unit of competency 

Prerequisite requirement 

PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire

PUAFIR309B Operate pumps

PUAEQU001B Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

And one of the following four units:

PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire

OR

PUAFIR218 Respond to isolated structure fire

OR

PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire

OR

PUAFIR205B Respond to aviation incident (specialist)

PUAFIR412 Conduct simple prescribed burns

PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire

PUAFIR413 Develop simple prescribed burn plans

PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire

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 2

FWP30116 Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management Release 1

Updated to include revised units and superseded and deleted imported units

Equivalent qualification

Links

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

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