Certificate II in Forest Operations

FWP20121

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Description

This qualification reflects the job of people who provide support to forest operations in a variety of forestry contexts. It is also designed for learners involved in school-based VET traineeships and other VET in school programs.

Individuals with this qualification apply specialised skills and knowledge relevant to entry-level roles in forest operations. This includes a basic understanding of the industry andthe risks involved in forest operations. They are also expected to conduct basic forest operations.

At this level, workers complete tasks under close supervision involving known routines and procedures but variable work tasks in collaboration with others.

This qualification enables specialisations in:

  • Forest Nursery Production,
  • Silviculture, or
  • Timber Harvesting.
  • No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate II).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate II).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

    Labourers

    35.1%

    Labourers
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    21.5%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Sales Workers

    13.1%

    Sales Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

    Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

    26.3%

    Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
    Accommodation and Food Services

    13.9%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Retail Trade

    12.6%

    Retail Trade

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.

    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

     


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