Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management - FWP20116

Timber Training Creswick Ltd

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification has seven employment pathways for typical operational environments of forest growing and management. These are:Arboriculture WorkerFarm Forestry WorkerForestry WorkerNursery WorkerPlantation Establishment WorkerPlantation Forest OfficerSilviculturalistLicensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements may apply to units in this qualification in some states & territories at the time of publication and may differ according to jurisdiction.Some imported units in the elective bank may be subject to licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements. These units must be implemented in line with the licensing requirements outlined in the unit\u2019s parent Training Package.


  • 13 units: 6 core
  • 7 elective


  • Transport, handle and store chemicals
  • Load and unload goods/cargo
  • Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry
  • Detect fires
  • Plant trees mechanically
  • Cut, sort and set cuttings
  • Follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Prune trees
  • Tend nursery plants
  • Select trees for tending operations
  • Install, maintain and repair fencing
  • Operate in isolated and remote situations
  • Operate a forklift
  • Maintain chainsaws
  • Assist with prescribed burning
  • Treat weeds
  • Follow fire prevention procedures
  • Receive and dispatch nursery products
  • Maintain quality and product care
  • Drive medium rigid vehicle
  • Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace
  • Work safely around aircraft
  • Respond to wildfire
  • Operate a vehicle-mounted loading crane
  • Process and maintain workplace information
  • Collect seed
  • Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
  • Undertake brushcutting operations
  • Measure trees
  • Conduct erosion and sediment control activities
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Graft cuttings
  • Produce simple word processed documents
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Implement animal pest control procedures
  • Follow environmental care procedures
  • Store materials
  • Fall trees manually (basic)
  • Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Undertake propagation activities
  • Undertake stump removal
  • Work in a team
  • Prepare seedbed
  • Drive light rigid vehicle
  • Navigate in forest areas
  • Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads
  • Maintain properties and structures
  • Undertake standard climbing techniques
  • Maintain cultural places
  • Apply chemicals under supervision
  • Maintain visitor sites
  • Provide first aid
  • Process seed
  • Collect data or samples for assessment
  • Operate specialised load shifting equipment
  • Pot up plants
  • Operate communications systems and equipment
  • Use business technology
  • Prevent injury
  • Protect and preserve incident scene
  • Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency
  • Observe and report on weather
  • Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • Plant trees by hand
  • Perform field support duties in a roadwork environment

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Creswick Domestic: $4,000
International: $4,000
  • Full-time : 18 months

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