The FWP30216 Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage qualification is designed for job roles in the harvesting and haulage sector of the forest and forest products industry.
Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include Bulldozer Operator, Excavator Operator, Feller Buncher Operator, Forest Harvester, Forwarder Operator, Harvesting Technician, In-field Chipper Operator, Loader Operator, Log truck driver, Mobile Equipment Operator, Skidder Operator.
This qualification consists of thirteen (13) units of competency, of which there are seven (7) core units and six (6) electives.
- BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
- FWPCOR2201 Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry
- FWPCOR2202 Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace
- FWPCOR3201 Implement safety, health and environment policies and procedures
- FWPCOR3202 Conduct quality and product care procedures
- FWPCOR3203 Evaluate fire potential and prevention
- HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Selected by the student / employer upon consultation with ABC Training and Consulting staff.
Approximately 12 - 24 months.
Competency based training has a flexible duration. Learners are provided theory content consisting of reading content, videos and formative assessment activities. Trainers then visit on-site to provide further practical training, issue the summative assessment, conduct practical observations and discuss your progress with your supervisor.
Consists of $300 per unit of competency plus a $300 enrolment fee.
Refer to our Fees and Refunds policy for specific information about when fees are invoiced and how refunds are applied.
You may be able to access funding for this qualification to help offset the cost of the fees. Refer to the tabs below to see if there are any funding options available in your state.
Certificate 3 Guarantee (C3G)
The Certificate 3 Guarantee Program supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school Certificate III qualification. The skills attained help to support students to develop skills to pursue employment, re-enter the workforce or advance in their chosen field of work. The Certificate 3 Guarantee funding is provided by the Queensland Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) under their VET Investment Program.
Students must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident, residing in Queensland and aged 15 years or over and no longer attending school. Prospective students must not have or be enrolled in a Certificate III level or higher qualification (not including any qualifications completed whist at school or in foundations skills training).
There is a limitation of one funded qualification under C3G regardless of provider or industry, students must make an informed decision prior to enrolling into any funded qualification.
C3G Co-contribution Fees
As part of the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program is it a requirement that a co-contribution fee be collected. This fee may be paid by you or on your behalf by an employer or another third party. Students who are eligible for a concession must supply sufficient evidence at enrolment. C3G Co-contribution fees are:
- $10 per unit of competency ($5 per unit of competency for concessional students).
Concession Eligibility Criteria (all programs)
Concessional status applies to students / trainees who:
- Hold a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card or are the partner or dependent of a person who holds either of these cards; OR
- Are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; OR
- Have a disability; OR
- Are an adult prisoner.
Additional waivers may be applied if the co-contribution fees are likely to cause extreme financial hardship. This decision is made on a case-by-case basis at the time of enrolment.
Smart & Skilled (Traineeships)
Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training system. It’s helping people get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.
Smart and Skilled provides eligible students (trainees) with government subsidised training up to and including a Certificate III level qualification.
To be eligible for a Smart and Skilled funded traineeship a student must meet the following criteria:
- Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident.
- Be aged 15 years or over.
- Live or work in NSW.
- No longer attending secondary school.
As of the 1st January 2020 Smart and Skilled traineeships are fee free, therefore there is no co-contribution fees required from the student or the employer.