Pursue your love for the forest and preserve our cultural heritage sites and biodiversity. Sustain our environment while complying with work health and safety policies. Improve your chances of becoming a supervisor in the forestry industry.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Carry out soil erosion and sediment control works and pollution prevention measures
Identify and protect indigenous, historical and natural heritage sites
Access, interpret and apply sustainable silvicultural principles to forests
Follow WHS policies and procedures, identify risks and implement environmental policies
Monitor work practices for compliance
Maintain forest documentation and records
Identify and manage vulnerable species
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
Specialist skills that will keep you safe and compliant on the job
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A passion for working in native forest operations
The ability to work primarily outdoors
Adequate fitness and mobility to complete manual tasks
Good organisational skills and the ability to adjust to rapid change
Sturdy work boots
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: forestry technicians/workers, tree planters, silviculturists, mobile equipment operators, harvesting technician with the Certificate III in Forest Operations, forestry operations supervisors with the Certificate IV in Forest Operations
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Native Forest Operator does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Native Forest Operator does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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