• Course name Certificate II Timber Merchandising
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    Duration 350 hours approximately over a 12-18 month period

    This traineeship is an entry level training program designed for persons recently employed or seeking employment in timber sales. Units can be selected to give sales advisors extensive knowledge of wood properties and applications, in additional to customer service and merchandising skills.

  • CORE UNITS
    Field Unit Code Unit Name
    Core FWPCOR2201 Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry
    FWPCOR2202 Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace
    FWPCOR2203 Follow environmental care procedures
    FWPCOR2205 Follow OHS policies and procedures
    SIRXCCS202 Interact with customers
    SIRXSLS002A Advise on products and services
    GROUP A ELECTIVE UNITS
    Field Unit Code Unit Name
    Sawing Operations FWPCOT2205 Tail out materials
    FWPCOT2208B Resaw boards and timber
    FWPCOT2218B Cross cut materials with a fixed saw
    FWPCOT2229B Dock material to length
    FWPCOT2238A Cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw
    FWPTMM2201 Cut material to length and angles
    FWPTMM2202 Machine material
    FWPWPP2201 Cut panels
    Grading & Testing FWPCOR2207 Maintain quality and product care
    FWPCOT2212B Grade hardwood sawn and milled products
    FWPCOT2213B Grade softwood sawn and milled products
    FWPCOT2214B Grade cypress sawn and milled products
    FWPCOT2215B Visually stress grade hardwood
    FWPCOT2216B Visually stress grade softwood
    FWPCOT2217B Visually stress grade cypress
    Warehousing & Distribution FWPCOT2228B Store materials
    FWPCOT3264 Build and maintain timber stacks
    SIRXINV001A Perform stock control procedures
    TLIA2012A Pick and process orders
    TLID2010A Operate a forklift
    TLID2012A Operate specialised load shifting equipment
    TLID2013A Move materials mechanically using automated equipment
    TLILIC2001A Licence to operate a forklift truck
    Retail BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers
    FWPCOT2241 Apply wood and timber product knowledge
    SIRXCCS201 Apply point-of-sale handling procedures
    SIRXFIN201 Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal
    SIRXICT001A Operate retail technology
    SIRXMER201 Merchandise products
    SIRXRSK001A Minimise theft
    SIRXSLS201 Sell products and services
    Timber Products FWPCOT2207B Dress boards and timber
    FWPCOT2219B Use hand-held tools
    FWPCOT2230B Assemble products
    GROUP B ELECTIVE UNITS
    Field Unit Code Unit Name
    Machinery & Equipment FWPCOT2237A Maintain chainsaws
    TLIC2002A Drive light rigid vehicle
    TLIC3003A Drive medium rigid vehicle
    Load Handling TLID2004A Load and unload goods/cargo
    TLID2047A Prepare cargo for transfer with slings
    Safety & Quality Processes FWPCOT3263 Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency
    HLTFA311A Apply first aid
    Administration & Business BSBINM201A Process and maintain workplace information
    BSBITU201A Produce simple word processed documents
    BSBWOR204A Use business technology
    SIRXADM001A Apply retail office procedures
    SIRXFIN002A Perform retail finance duties
  • The course is structured into two major sections:

    1. Compulsory Core Units
    2. Elective units
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart

  • Cost : 2015 Subsidised based on 350 student contact hours @ $2.50/sch. Total number of hours chosen may vary.

    The student fee is indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services and amenities fees.

    Indicative Tuition Fee $875.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised)
    Materials Fee $100.00
    Total Cost $975.00 (Approximate fee for service value $3500 based on 350hours @ $10.00/hr).