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Qualification details

FWP31119 - Certificate III in Wood Machining (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes FWP30816 - Certificate III in WoodmachiningQualification updated to reflect additional units added to the core, units removed, and additional imported units. Grammatical update to title. 30/Jan/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 12/Feb/2021
(View details for release 2) 04/Dec/2020
(View details for release 1) 31/Jan/2020


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
FWPCOT3285 - Apply knowledge of wood technology principles to end use applicationsApply knowledge of wood technology principles to end use applicationsElective
MSMSUP390 - Use structured problem-solving toolsUse structured problem-solving toolsElective
FWPCOT3288 - Set up, operate and maintain finger jointing machinesSet up, operate and maintain finger jointing machinesElective
FWPCOR3201 - Implement safety, health and environment policies and proceduresImplement safety, health and environment policies and proceduresCore
FWPSAW3247 - Replace tungsten tipsReplace tungsten tipsElective
FWPCOR3202 - Conduct quality and product care proceduresConduct quality and product care proceduresCore
FWPCOT2219 - Use hand-held toolsUse hand-held toolsCore
FWPCOR2201 - Work effectively in the forest and forest products industryWork effectively in the forest and forest products industryCore
FWPCOT3281 - Manufacture profile cuttersManufacture profile cuttersElective
FWPCOT3307 - Create drawings using computer aided design softwareCreate drawings using computer aided design softwareElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 394213 Wood MacHinist 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Timber Manufacturing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Wood Machinist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 394213 Wood MacHinist 27/Mar/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 27/Mar/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 31/Jan/2020 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 3

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

Release 2

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

Release 1

This version released with FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 5.0

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the job role of Wood Machinists who work in a sawmill or other timber processing environment and set up, operate and maintain machines such as large automated planers/moulders and saws to cut, plane and profile timber to specifications. This involves interpreting work orders to establish job requirements, selecting and setting up knives and cutters to machinery, aligning knives, operating machines to cut, plane and profile timber, and cleaning and maintaining machines and equipment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 27 units of competency:
  • 8 core units plus
  • 19 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:

  • A minimum of 8 units from Group A
  • A minimum of 4 units from Group B
  • Remaining 7 units from Group A, B, C and/or D
  • Up to 2 units from any currently endorsed Training Package or 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

FWPCOT2219

Use hand-held tools

FWPCOT3204

Prepare and interpret sketches and drawings

FWPCOT3290

Apply knowledge of timber properties, sawmill operations and sawmilling equipment

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 – Operating timber processing machines

FWPCOT2244

Operate and maintain a thicknesser

FWPCOT2245

Operate and maintain a table saw

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

FWPCOT3289

Load and prove operating program for CNC machine

FWPSAW3241

Set up and operate production saws used in sawmill operations

MSFFM3012

Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines

MSFFM3017

Set up, operate and maintain routing and shaping machines

Group B – Grinding and maintaining cutting tools

FWPCOT3271

Hand sharpen knives and blades for commercial and domestic cutting services

FWPCOT3276

Sharpen cutters using a straight knife grinder

FWPCOT3277

Sharpen cutters in head using a profile knife grinder

FWPCOT3278

Sharpen cutters in head using a straight knife grinder

FWPCOT3280

Replace saw blades, knives and guides

FWPCOT3281

Manufacture profile cutters

FWPCOT3283

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

FWPCOT3286

Identify levelling and tensioning requirements for saw blades

FWPCOT3295

Assess and maintain cutter performance

FWPCOT3298

Produce templates

FWPSAW3233

Sharpen circular saw blades

FWPSAW3237

Level and tension circular saw blades

FWPSAW3247

Replace tungsten tips

FWPSAW3251

Apply principles of blade design to sawing procedures

Group C – Grading and testing timber 

FWPCOT2246

Appearance grade hardwood sawn and milled products

FWPCOT2249

Visually stress grade hardwood

FWPCOT2250

Visually stress grade softwood

FWPCOT2251

Visually stress grade cypress

FWPCOT3285

Apply knowledge of wood technology principles to end use applications

FWPCOT3292

Calibrate and maintain scanning equipment used in sawmilling operations

FWPCOT3293

Use scanning equipment for timber grading

Group D – General electives 

FWPCOT2243

Tail out timber product and waste material

FWPCOT3304

Take off material quantities

FWPCOT3307

Create drawings using computer aided design software

FWPCOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

FWPCOT3291

Apply principles of timber and process optimisation in sawmill operations

FWPTMM4204

Sample and test products to specifications

MSMSUP390

Use structured problem-solving tools

MSS402040

Apply 5S procedures

MSS404054

Apply statistics to operational processes

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

FWP31119 Certificate III in Wood Machining Release 3

FWP31119 Certificate III in Wood Machining Release 2

Qualification updated to remove three 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