New Zealand Certificate in Forest Operations

Competenz

Subject area

Forestry Studies

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

The New Zealand Certificate in Forestry Operations (Level 3) with strands in Basic Machine Operations, Mensuration, Production Thinning, Planting, Pruning, and Thin to Waste [Ref: 2334] or equivalent industry experience, is a recommended pre-requisite to this qualification.

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 commercial forestry operation and contribute to the planning of operations. They will be able to make decisions in their area of specialisation.
Graduates will be able to operate a mechanised plant and equipment safely and efficiently without supervision and maintain plant equipment while retaining productivity within the operation.
The qualification includes two strands in mechanised land preparation and mechanised thinning which represent distinct activities within forestry 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

Murray King Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Masterton District Council - Community Services Manager

Website:

http://mstn.govt.nz/

Value:

Up to $2,000.

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Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Rural Communities Trust

Website:

http://www.ruralcommunitiestrust.org.nz

Value:

So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.

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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 526 1800
Phone: 0800 526 1800
Fax: (09) 539 9899
Email: info@competenz.org.nz
Web: http://www.competenz.org.nz

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

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