Essentials for Working in Forestry Operations

    Course details

    • Code: FROP.3101
    • Fee: $608*
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Forestry Operations
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class100 (approximate total hours)
Work experience20 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, On Demand
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Taupo, Murupara, Napier, Opotiki

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge of: factors that affect the performance of forestry workers and employment relationships; environmental factors affecting including historical sites and areas of cultural significance to Māori affecting commercial forest harvesting operations; environmental requirements in forestry; and how to work as a team member in forestry operations.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe and record nutrition, hydration, personal health and substance use factors that affect the performance of forestry workers.
  2. Identify and explain environmental factors and requirements of forestry operations.
  3. Interpret job descriptions, explain employment relationships and how to carry out work, and communicate effectively as a team member in forestry operations.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

Title Code Level Credits
Demonstrate knowledge of environmental requirements in forestry operations 17772 3 5
Demonstrate knowledge of factors that affect the performance of forestry workers 22994 2 10
Demonstrate knowledge of employment in a forestry operation 22995 2 5

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017