• Course name Certificate IV Forest Operations
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    Duration Approximately 3 yrs via block release at Creswick
    This is a junior management level qualification with a considerable component of technical information. Participants will attend block release at Creswick or regional locations which will be supplemented by on the job experience and assignment work between blocks. Class sizes will vary from 4-12 depending on Units selected.
  • CORE UNITS
    Field Unit Code Unit Name
    Core BSBLED401A Develop teams and individuals
    FWPCOR3203B Evaluate fire potential and prevention
    FWPCOR4201 Monitor safety, health and environment policies and procedures
    FWPCOR4202B Monitor and review forestry operations
    FWPCOR4203B Monitor quality and product care procedures
    GROUP A ELECTIVE UNITS
    Field Unit Code Unit Name
    Fire Control PUAFIR406B Develop prescribed burning plans (unit has PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire as a pre-requisite)
    PUAFIR407B Conduct prescribed burning (unit has PUAFIR303B Suppress wildfire as a pre-requisite)
    PUAOPE001B Supervise response
    Breeding & Propagation AHCNSY402A Plan a propagation program
    Site Establishment & Maintenance AHCNAR402A Plan the implementation of revegetation works
    AHCILM401A Protect places of cultural significance
    AHCIRG406A Plan on-site irrigation system installation and construction work
    FPIFGM4201B Implement a forest establishment plan
    FPIFGM4207B Conduct a forest site assessment
    FPIFGM4208B Plan a quarry
    FPIFGM4209B Interpret and use aerial photographs for forest management
    PSPGOV521A Collect statistical data
    Tree Growing & Maintenance AHCCHM402A Plan and implement a chemical use program
    AHCPMG402A Develop a pest management action plan within a local area
    FPIFGM4202B Manage stand health
    FPIFGM4203C Design plantations
    FPIFGM4204B Conduct a pests and diseases assessment
    FPIFGM4205B Monitor regeneration rates
    FPIFGM4206B Conduct a wood volume and yield assessment
    Harvesting Operations FPIHAR4201B Apply tree jacking techniques
    FPIHAR4202B Coordinate log recovery (hook tender)
    FPIHAR4203B Design log landings and snig tracks
    FPIHAR4204B Plan and coordinate fire salvage operations
    FPIHAR4205B Implement harvesting plans
    Machinery & Equipment AHCMOM402A Supervise maintenance of machinery and equipment
    GROUP B ELECTIVE UNITS
    Field Unit Code Unit Name
    Safety & Quality Processes BSBMGT403A Implement continuous improvement
    BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes
    HLTFA311A Apply first aid
    HLTFA412A Apply advanced first aid (unit has HLTFA311A Apply first aid as a prerequisite)
    HLTFA403C Manage first aid in the workplace (to be assessed in conjunction with or after HLTFA412A)
    PUALAW002B Conduct initial investigation at incident scene
    TLIF4007A MSS015011A MSS405070A Implement and coordinate accident-emergency procedures Conduct a sustainability energy audit Develop and manage sustainable energy practices
    Administration & Business BSBINM401A Implement workplace information system
    BSBITS401B Maintain business technology
    BSBPMG416A Apply project procurement procedures
    BSBWRT401A Write complex documents
    FPIFGM4210B Prepare a tender
    TLIR4002A Source goods/services and evaluate contractors
    Communication & Relationships BSBCUS401B Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
    BSBWOR401A Establish effective workplace relationships
    BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness
    PUACOM012B Liaise with media at a local level
    SITTPPD402 Develop interpretive activities
    Training & Assessment BSBCMM401A Make a presentation
    TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes
    TAEASS402B Assess competence
    TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation
    TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction
    TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
    TAEDES401A Design and develop learning programs
    TAEDES402A Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs
    Planning & Analysis BSBMGT402A Implement operational plan
    BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information
    BSBSMB404A Undertake small business planning
    BSBWOR301B Organise personal work priorities and development
  • 5 core 9 electives
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart
  • Cost : 2015 Subsidised based on 1,080 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 $2,700.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised) Materials Fee $300.00 Total Cost $3,000.00 (Approximate Fee for Service value $10,800 based on $10.00/sch enrolled).