• Course name Certificate III Harvesting and Haulage
    Duration 800 hours approximately over 24 months
    This traineeship is designed for persons recently employed in Timber Harvesting and Haulage. The traineeship incorporates both on and off-the-job training and provides for recognition of any relevant prior learning whether obtained through previous formal training, work experience or life experience. RPL and assessment only pathways are also available for experienced persons.
    Field Unit Code Unit Name
    Core BSBFLM312C 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
    FWPCOR3203B Evaluate fire potential and prevention
    HLTFA301C Apply first aid
    Field Unit Code Unit Name
    Harvesting Operations AHCARB307A Undertake complex tree climbing
    AHCEXP303A Prepare and use explosives
    FWPCOT3252A Use environmental care procedures to undertake fire salvage operations
    FWPCOT3261 Transport forestry logs using trucks
    FWPCOT3262 Transport forestry produce using trucks
    FWPCOT3253A Convert timber residue into products for further use
    FWPCOT3254A Implement environmentally sustainable work practices in the work area/work site
    FPIHAR3201B Monitor log recovery (rigging slinger)
    FPIHAR3216A Conduct forestry operations using crawler tractor
    FPIHAR3217A Conduct skidder operations
    FPIHAR3218A Conduct loader operations
    FPIHAR3206C Conduct forwarder operations
    FPIHAR3207C Conduct feller buncher operations
    FPIHAR3208C Conduct boom delimber operations
    FPIHAR3210C Conduct mechanical processor operations
    FPIHAR3211B Operate yarder
    FPIHAR3213B Conduct mechanically assisted tree falling operations
    FPIHAR3214C Operate a single grip harvester
    FPIHAR3215C Operate a heavy production mobile chipper
    FPIHAR3219A Conduct excavator operations with grabs
    FPIHAR3220 Harvest trees manually (intermediate)
    FPIHAR3221 Harvest trees manually (advanced)
    Grading & Testing FWPCOR3204 Visually assess materials
    FWPCOT3223B Grade and mark logs
    FWPCOT3250A Prepare timber to meet import/export compliance requirements
    Machinery & Equipment FWPCOT3224B Plan and monitor equipment maintenance
    Field Unit Code Unit Name
    Fire Control AHCWRK302A Monitor weather conditions
    PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire (unit has PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire as a prerequisite)
    PUAFIR309B Operate pumps (unit has three prerequisites – check training.gov.au)
    PUAOHS002B Maintain safety at an incident scene
    PUATEA002B Work autonomously
    Site Establishment & Maintenance FWPCOT3221B Rehabilitate tracks, quarries and landings
    AHCNAR303A Implement revegetation works
    FWPCOT3221B Rehabilitate tracks, quarries and landings
    FPIFGM3203B Conduct an instrument survey
    Machinery & Equipment AHCMOM301A 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
    Specialist Machinery and Equipment FPIFGM3215 Perform complex four-wheel drive operations
    Select a maximum of 2 of the following:
    RIIMPO315A Conduct tractor operations
    RIIMPO317A Conduct roller operations
    RIIMPO319A Conduct backhoe/loader operations
    RIIMPO323A Conduct civil construction dozer operations
    RIIMPO324A Conduct civil construction grader operations
    RIIVEH304B Conduct tip truck operations
    TLID3033A Operate a vehicle-mounted loading crane
    Load Handling TLIC3063A Operate vehicle carrying special loads
    TLID1001A Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
    TLID3011A Conduct specialised forklift operations
    TLID3014A Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads
    TLIE3002A Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions
    TLIH2001A Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes
    Specialised Log Truck Driver One of the following may be selected:
    TLIC3004A Drive heavy rigid vehicle
    TLILIC2016A Licence to drive heavy rigid vehicle
    TLIC3005A Drive heavy combination vehicle
    TLILIC3017A Licence to drive heavy combination vehicle
    TLIC4006A Drive multi-combination vehicle
    TLILIC3018A Licence to drive multi-combination vehicle
    Safety & Quality Processes AHCWRK304A Respond to rescue incidents
    FWPCOT3202B Navigate in remote or trackless areas
    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
    HLTFA302C Provide first aid in remote situation (to be assessed in conjunction with or after HLTFA311A Apply first aid)
    HLTFA412C Apply advanced first aid (unit has HLTFA311A Apply first aid as a prerequisite)
    TLID3035A Operate a boom type elevating work platform
    TLIF2010A Apply fatigue management strategies
    Administration & Business BSBINM301A Organise workplace information
    BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents
    Communication & Relationships BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships
    FWPCOT3222B Present forestry information and interpretations programs
    Planning & Analysis BSBFLM305C Support operational plan
  • 7 core 6 electives
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart
  • Cost : 2015 Subsidised based on 780 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 $1,950.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised) Materials Fee $200.00 Total Cost $2,150.00 (Approximate Fee for Service value $7,800 based on $10/nominal sch)