Quality Control

    Course details

    • Code: FROP.3105
    • Fee: $608*
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Forestry Operations
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class40 (approximate total hours)
Work experience80 (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 which affect the quality of logs, cutting instructions and log making measurement; and then demonstrate preparing for, marking logs to length and carrying out quality control of logs on a landing in accordance with the Best Practice Guidelines.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Identify and explain factors which affect the quality of logs.
  2. Interpret and record cutting instructions and log making measurement.
  3. Outline and explain quality control requirements for logs on a landing.
  4. List the requirements, prepare and carry out quality control of logs on a landing

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

Title Code Level Credits
Demonstrate knowledge of log making 1252 3 5
Carry out quality control of logs on a landing 25787 3 10

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