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New Zealand Certificate in Forest Harvesting Operations

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Forestry Studies

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Learners must be: 16 years old at the time the programme commences; able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level; physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the forest industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge required to be employed in a production role in a harvesting operation. They will hold a senior position within the crew and will be able to contribute to the planning of a harvesting operation. They will be able to make decisions regarding their area of specialisation.

Graduates will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of forest harvesting plant and equipment without supervision. Graduates will also be responsible for the maintenance of plant and equipment and will be capable of maintaining productivity within the operation.

The qualification includes eleven strands which represent distinct activities within forest harvesting operations.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Forestry Studies at this level can earn:

$33,000

Median earnings one year after study

($1)

Median earnings two years after study

$37,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

South Canterbury Branch Farm Foresty Association Scholarship

Provided by:

Lincoln University - Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/Apply/Scholarships/

Value:

$1,000

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Tangiharuru Apa Trust - Agriculture/Forestry Scholarship

Provided by:

Deloitte - Trust Secretary

Website:

http://www.ngatiwhakaue-eetb.org.nz/

Value:

Fees

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386
Email: info@toiohomai.ac.nz
Web: http://www.toiohomai.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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