New Zealand Certificate in Forest Industry Operations (Planning and Monitoring)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Forestry Studies



17 Weeks

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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 to be employed in a supervisory role in a forestry or harvesting operation. They will be able to plan and supervise day-to-day activities within a forestry or harvesting operation.
Graduates will be able to work without supervision and be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of forestry employees, plant and equipment.
Graduates will also be capable of maintaining productivity within the operation.
The qualification includes two strands which represent planning and monitoring activities within harvesting and silviculture operations.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

All applicants must: Be 16 years old at the time the programme commences; Be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level; Be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes. Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS general or academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence

Detailed requirements

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17 Weeks

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Contact details

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Phone: (09) 4703555
Fax: (09) 470 3556

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