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Qualification details

FWP30316 - Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing (Release 5)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to FPI30311 - Certificate III 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) 18/Dec/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
FWPSAW3242 - Treat timberTreat timberElective
FWPCOT3284 - Grade, sort and mark timber materialsGrade, sort and mark timber materialsElective
FWPCOT3288 - Set up, operate and maintain finger jointing machinesSet up, operate and maintain finger jointing machinesElective
MEM18011 - Shut down and isolate machines/equipmentShut down and isolate machines/equipmentElective
MEM16006 - Organise and communicate informationOrganise and communicate informationElective
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
FWPSAW3247 - Replace tungsten tipsReplace tungsten tipsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 711313 Sawmilling Operator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Sawmilling and Processing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Production Technician (Timber),Kiln Operator (Timber),Timber Grader,Timber Manufacturing Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 711313 Sawmilling Operator 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 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 4.0.

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.

Job roles

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

  • Benchman
  • Chipper Operator
  • Head Rig Operator
  • Kiln Operator
  • Machine Operator (e.g. Finger Jointing, Moulding, Planing)
  • Production Technician
  • Sawmilling Technician
  • Optimisation Technician
  • Sawyer
  • Timber Grader
  • Timber Products Technician
  • Treatment Plant Operator

Licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements may apply to units in this qualification in some states and territories at the time of publication and may differ according to jurisdiction.

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:

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

Elective units must be relevant to work undertaken in the sawmilling and processing sector of the industry.

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

FWPCOR3202

Conduct quality and product care procedures

FWPCOR3204

Visually assess materials

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

FWPCOT3227

Receive and measure logs

Sawing Operations

FWPSAW3229

Operate a portable sawmill

FWPSAW3230

Perform primary log breakdown

FWPSAW3231

Perform secondary log breakdown

FWPSAW3241

Set up and operate production saws used in sawmill operations

FWPSAW3243

Produce sawn green boards

FWPSAW3250

Select and saw logs in multi-species operations

Grading and Testing

FWPCOT3208

Test strength of joints

FWPCOT3240

Grade heavy structural/engineered products

FWPCOT3284

Grade, sort and mark timber materials

FWPCOT3292

Calibrate and maintain scanning equipment used in sawmilling operations

FWPCOT3293

Use scanning equipment for timber grading

FWPCOT3310

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

FWPSAW3223

Assess wood chips

Timber Products

FWPCOT2245

Operate and maintain a table saw

FWPCOT3234

Cut material using CNC sizing machines

FWPCOT3235

Machine material using CNC machining and processing centres

FWPCOT3272

Set up and run multi-head moulder/planer to produce simple profiles

FWPCOT3273

Set up and run multi-head moulder to produce complex profiles

FWPCOT3274

Cut timber products using high-speed optimiser

FWPCOT3275

Set up, operate and maintain end matching machines

FWPCOT3288

Set up, operate and maintain finger jointing machines

FWPCOT3290

Apply knowledge of timber properties, sawmill operations and sawmilling equipment

FWPCOT3297

Operate automated stacking equipment

FWPCOT3302

Access and provide timber and wood product information 

FWPCOT3320

Build and maintain timber stacks

FWPSAW3249

Saw logs using CNC optimising systems

Timber Drying and Treatment

AHCCHM307

Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

FWPCOT3231

Operate steam boiler

FWPCOT3232

Operate heat plant

FWPCOT3248

Dry timber in solar assisted kilns

FWPSAW3205

Dry hardwood

FWPSAW3206

Dry softwood

FWPSAW3242

Treat timber

Sawdoctoring

FWPCOT3271

Hand sharpen knives and blades for commercial and domestic cutting services

FWPCOT3279

Assess and maintain saw technology tools

FWPCOT3280

Replace saw blades, knives and guides

FWPCOT3281

Manufacture profile cutters

FWPCOT3282

Assess and maintain saw blade and sawing machine performance

FWPCOT3283

Sharpen and position blades or knives in chipper, canter and reducer

FWPCOT3286

Identify levelling and tensioning requirements for saw blades

FWPCOT3294

Swage and shape saw blades

FWPCOT3295

Assess and maintain cutter performance

FWPCOT3298

Produce templates

FWPSAW3232

Sharpen band saw blades

FWPSAW3233

Sharpen circular saw blades

FWPSAW3234

File and set saw blades for hand saws and circular saws

FWPSAW3235

Recondition saw guides

FWPSAW3236

Sharpen tipped circular saw blades

FWPSAW3237

Level and tension circular saw blades

FWPSAW3238

Replace Stellite tips

FWPSAW3239

Assess and maintain wide band saw blades

FWPSAW3240

Assess and maintain band saw wheels

FWPSAW3244

Align sawing production systems

FWPSAW3245

Join band saw blades

FWPSAW3247

Replace tungsten tips

Woodchipping

FWPSAW3215

Screen wood chips

FWPSAW3216

Transfer wood chips

FWPSAW3223

Assess wood chips

FWPSAW3224

Coordinate and monitor the wood chip stockpile

Group B

Machinery and Equipment

FWPCOT2240

Cut material with a pole saw

FWPCOT3224

Plan and monitor equipment maintenance

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

MEM11011*

Undertake manual handling

MEM18011*

Shut down and isolate machines/equipment

Warehousing & Distribution

FWPCOT4211

Monitor stock control procedures

RIIMPO321F

Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

TLIA0015

Organise receival and despatch operations

Load Handling

AHCMOM207

Conduct front-end loader operations

RIIMPO323E

Conduct civil construction dozer operations

TLID0001

Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads

TLID0008

Shift loads using bridge or gantry crane

TLID1001

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

TLID3011

Conduct specialised forklift operations

Safety & Quality Processes

FWPCOR3203

Evaluate fire potential and prevention

FWPCOT3202

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

FWPCOT3312

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

FWPCOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

FWPCOT3291

Apply principles of timber and process optimisation in sawmill operations

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

HLTAID014

Provide Advanced First Aid

MEM13015

Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

TLID3035

Operate a boom type elevating work platform

TLIF1002

Conduct housekeeping activities

Administration & Business

BSBINS302

Organise workplace information

BSBTEC301

Design and produce business documents

Competitive Manufacturing

MSS402001

Apply competitive systems and practices

MSS404060

Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team

Communication & Relationships

BSBLDR301

Support effective workplace relationships

MEM16006*

Organise and communicate information

Planning and Analysis

BSBOPS402

Coordinate business operational 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

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

FWP30316 Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing Release 5

FWP30316 Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing Release 4

Qualification updated to remove seven 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 Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=0d96fe23-5747-4c01-9d6f-3509ff8d3d47