This qualification describes the job of people who operate at a production level in a forest operation.
Individuals with this qualification apply specialised skills and knowledge relevant to operational roles in forest operations. This includes applying knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and protecting the environment, including the areas of cultural significance. They are also expected to operate equipment according to workplace procedures and conduct work tasks specific to a forest operation.
At this level, workers complete tasks under limited supervision and collaborate with others to meet productivity requirements.
This qualification enables specialisations in:
- Forest Nursery Production,
- Silviculture, or
- Timber Harvesting and Haulage.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.