Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing

FITS Training Service

This qualification is part of the Forest and Wood ProductsTraining Package. It is designed for job roles in the sawmilling and processing sector of the forest and forest products industry. These are: Benchman; Chipper operator; Head rig operator; Kiln operator; Machine operator (e.g. Finger jointing, Moulding, Planing); Sawmilling technician; Sawyer; Timber grader; Timber products technician; Production technician; Treatment plant operator.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


13 units: 6 core; 7 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to team effectiveness; Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry; Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace; Implement safety, health and environment policies and procedures; Conduct quality and product care procedures; Visually assess materials. Elective streams: Logyard and/or material preparation; Sawing operations; Grading and testing; Timber products; Timber drying and treatment; Sawdoctoring; Woodchipping; Machinery and equipment; Warehousing and distribution; Load handling; Competitive manufacturing; Planning and analysis; plus more.

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Established in 1985, FITS Training Service is a Registered Training Organisation offering training and assessment in forest and wood products and civil construction. The provider's client base includes federal, state and local government agencies, armed services, mining companies, farmers, volunteer organisations, logging contractors, sawmillers, private companies and retailers.

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