Diploma of Forest and Forest Products

FWP50116

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $7860

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

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Description

This qualification is designed for job roles in the forest and forest products industry.

Job roles

This qualification has twelve employment pathway for typical management environments of forest and forest products industries. These are:

  • Arboriculture Manager
  • Forest Manager
  • Forestry Manager
  • Harvesting Manager
  • Nursery Manager
  • Plantation Establishment Manager
  • Plantation Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Sawmill Manager
  • Timber Advisory Manager
  • Timber Manufacturing Manager
  • Tree Farm Manager
  • Licensing, 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’s parent Training Package.

    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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    Satisfied with Training

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

    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 (Diploma).

    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 (Diploma).

    Jobs

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

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    38.9%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Professionals

    17.5%

    Professionals
    Labourers

    16.8%

    Labourers

    Industries

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

    Administrative and Support Services

    24.7%

    Administrative and Support Services
    Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

    23.1%

    Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
    Public Administration and Safety

    12.0%

    Public Administration and Safety

    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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    JobTrainer

    If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

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

    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
    Select a state or territory for more information.

    VET Student Loans

    This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The maximum amount that can be loaned for this course is $16,077.

    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. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.



    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Forest and Wood Products Career Pathway

    Diploma of Forest and Forest Products is in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Forest and Wood Products.


    Stream

    Sawmilling & Processing

    Certificate II

    Certificate III

    Certificate IV

    Advanced Diploma

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    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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