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Qualification details

FWP30316 - Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to FPI30311 - Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing 12/May/2016
Is superseded by FWP30322 - Certificate III in Timber and Wood Products OperationsQualification merged with FWP30516 Certificate III in Timber Manufactured Products. Title changed. Revised packaging rules and created specialisations to better reflect outcomes. Reduced the number of core units. Revised the structure (groups) of the elective units. Imported elective units from other training packages. Added new units and revised existing units 24/Jan/2023

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 5) 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
1 (this release) 13/May/2016


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Units of competency

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RIIMPO323D - Conduct civil construction dozer operationsConduct civil construction dozer operationsSupersededElective
FWPCOR3201 - Implement safety, health and environment policies and proceduresImplement safety, health and environment policies and proceduresSupersededCore
TLID3035 - Operate a boom type elevating work platformOperate a boom type elevating work platformCurrentElective
FWPCOR3202 - Conduct quality and product care proceduresConduct quality and product care proceduresSupersededCore
FWPSAW3216 - Transfer wood chipsTransfer wood chipsSupersededElective
MEM18011C - Shut down and isolate machines/equipmentShut down and isolate machines/equipmentSupersededElective
FWPCOT3202 - Navigate in remote or trackless areasNavigate in remote or trackless areasCurrentElective
FWPCOR2201 - Work effectively in the forest and forest products industryWork effectively in the forest and forest products industrySupersededCore
FWPCOT3264 - Build and maintain timber stacksBuild and maintain timber stacksSupersededElective
FWPSAW3224 - Coordinate and monitor the wood chip stockpileCoordinate and monitor the wood chip stockpileSupersededElective
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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 

Comment s

Release 1

This qualification first released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Release 2.0. It is equivalent to FPI30311 Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing (Release 4)

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 eleven 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
  • 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 & 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 be awarded the FWP30316 Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing, competency must be achieved in thirteen (13)  units of competency.

  • six (6)  core units of competency
  • seven (7)  units of competency from the elective group, consisting of:
  • 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 

Field 

Unit Code  

Unit Title  

Core 

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

GROUP A ELECTIVE UNITS  

Field 

Unit Code  

Unit Title  

Logyard and/or Material Preparation 

FWPCOT3203

Weigh loads

FWPCOT3227

Receive and measure logs

Sawing Operations 

FWPSAW3202

Produce sawn green boards

FWPSAW3203

Break down logs

FWPSAW3204

Saw flitches and cants

FWPSAW3227

Select and saw logs in multi-species operations

FWPSAW3229

Operate a portable sawmill

Grading and Testing  

FWPCOT3208

Test strength of joints

FWPCOT3225

Mechanically stress grade timber

FWPCOT3229

Mechanically stress grade panels

FWPCOT3240

Grade heavy structural/engineered products

FWPCOT3245

Grade, sort and mark materials

FWPCOT3246

Test heavy structural/engineered products

FWPCOT3250

Prepare timber to meet import/export compliance requirements

FWPSAW3223

Assess wood chips

Timber Products  

FWPCOT2241

Apply wood and timber product knowledge

FWPCOT3205

Dress boards using multi-headed machines

FWPCOT3206

Cut material using high speed optimiser

FWPCOT3207

Set up, operate and maintain finger jointing operations

FWPCOT3209

Set up, operate and maintain end matching operations

FWPCOT3230

Operate automated stacking equipment

FWPCOT3234

Cut material using CNC sizing machines

FWPCOT3235

Machine material using CNC machining and processing centres

FWPCOT3253

Convert timber residue into products for further use

FWPSAW3226

Saw logs using CNC optimising systems

FWPCOT3264

Build and maintain timber stacks

Timber Drying and Treatment  

AHCCHM303A

Prepare and apply chemicals

FWPCOT3231

Operate steam boiler

FWPCOT3232

Operate heat plant

FWPCOT3248

Dry timber in solar assisted kilns

FWPCOT3249

Select timber preservation techniques

FWPSAW3201

Treat timber

FWPSAW3205

Dry hardwood

FWPSAW3206

Dry softwood

Sawdoctoring  

FWPCOT3201

Hand sharpen knives and blades

FWPCOT3211

Maintain sawdoctoring tools

FWPCOT3212

Replace saws, blades and guides

FWPCOT3213

Manufacture cutting tools

FWPCOT3215

Swage and shape saw blades

FWPCOT3216

Assess and maintain saw performance

FWPCOT3217

Assess and maintain cutter performance

FWPCOT3233

Sharpen and align blades and knives

FWPCOT3237

Produce templates

FWPSAW3207

Sharpen band saws

FWPSAW3208

Sharpen circular saws

FWPSAW3209

Align sawing production systems

FWPSAW3210

File and set saws

FWPSAW3211

Recondition guides

FWPSAW3212

Sharpen tipped circular saws

FWPSAW3213

Level and tension circular saws

FWPSAW3214

Join band saw blades

FWPSAW3217

Hard face saw teeth

FWPSAW3218

Replace tungsten tips

FWPSAW3219

Replace stellite tips

FWPSAW3220

Maintain wide band saw blades

FWPSAW3221

Profile saw blanks

FWPSAW3222

Recondition band mill wheels

Woodchipping  

FWPSAW3215

Screen wood chips

FWPSAW3216

Transfer wood chips

FWPSAW3223

Assess wood chips

FWPSAW3224

Coordinate and monitor the wood chip stockpile

GROUP B ELECTIVE UNITS  

Field  

Unit Code  

Unit Title  

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

MEM18011C

Shut down and isolate machines/equipment

Warehousing & Distribution  

FWPCOT3236

Coordinate stock control procedures

RIIMPO321E

Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

TLIA3018

Organise despatch operations

Load Handling  

RIIMPO323D

Conduct civil construction dozer operations

TLID3011

Conduct specialised forklift operations

TLID3014

Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads

TLID3043

Shift loads using gantry equipment

Safety and Quality Processes  

FWPCOT3202

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

FWPCOR3203

Evaluate fire potential and prevention

FWPCOT3254

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

FWPCOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

TLID3035

Operate a boom type elevating work platform

TLIF1002

Conduct housekeeping activities

Administration and Business  

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

Communication and Relationships  

BSBFLM303

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

Competitive Manufacturing  

MSS402001A

Apply competitive systems and practices

MSS404060A

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

Planning and Analysis  

BSBFLM305

Support operational plan

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version  

Code and title  

previous version  

Comments  

Equivalence status  

FWP30316 Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing

FPI30311 Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing (Release 4)

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent qualification

Links

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