Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management

Not Applicable


Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 13

6Core units plus

3Elective units from Group A plus

4Elective units from Group A and/or Group B, which can include up to 2 relevant units recommended for packaging at Certificate II or Certificate III from an endorsed Training Package or State/Territory accredited course

Elective units must be relevant to work undertaken in the Forest Growing and Management Sector of the industry



Unit Code

Unit Name


add topic FPICOR2201B

Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry

add topic FPICOR2202B

Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace

add topic FPICOR2203B

Follow environmental care procedures

add topic FPICOR2204B

Follow fire prevention procedures

add topic FPICOR2205B

Follow OHS policies and procedures

add topic HLTFA301B

Apply first aid



Unit Code

Unit Name

Fire Control

add topic FPIFGM2211B

Detect fires

add topic PUAEQU001B

Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

add topic PUAFIR201B

Prevent injury

add topic PUAFIR204B

Respond to wildfire (unit has add topic PUAFIR201B Prevent injury as a pre-requisite)

add topic PUAFIR209B

Work safely around aircraft

add topic PUALAW001B

Protect and preserve incident scene

add topic PUAOPE002B

Operate communications systems and equipment

add topic PUATEA001B

Work in a team

add topic RTE2002A

Assist with prescribed burning

add topic RTE2503B

Observe and report on weather

Site Establishment & Maintenance

add topic FPIFGM2207B

Undertake brushcutting operations

add topic FPIFGM2210B

Implement animal pest control procedures

add topic FPIFGM2214B

Maintain visitor sites

add topic LGAWORK212A

Perform field support duties in a roadwork environment

add topic RTC2209A

Install, maintain and repair fencing

add topic RTC2210A

Maintain properties and structures

add topic RTC2401A

Treat weeds

add topic RTD2202A

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

add topic RTD2501A

Maintain cultural places

add topic RTE2603A

Lay irrigation and/or drainage pipes

add topic RTE2606A

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

Breeding & Propagation

add topic FPIFGM2201B

Collect seed

add topic FPIFGM2202B

Prepare seed bed

add topic FPIFGM2209B

Cut, sort and set cuttings

add topic FPIFGM2212B

Graft cuttings

add topic FPIFGM2213B

Process seed

add topic RTC2026A

Undertake propagation activities

add topic RTF2013A

Pot-on plants

Tree Growing & Maintenance

add topic FPICOR2207B

Maintain quality and product care

add topic FPICOT2220B

Select trees for tending operations

add topic FPICOT2239A

Trim and cut felled trees

add topic FPIFGM2203B

Plant trees by hand

add topic FPIFGM2204B

Plant trees mechanically

add topic FPIFGM2205B

Prune trees

add topic FPIFGM2208A

Fall trees manually (basic)

add topic RTC2404A

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

add topic RTF2024A

Tend nursery plants

add topic RTF2027A

Undertake standard climbing techniques

add topic RTF2311A

Undertake stump removal

Grading & Testing

add topic FPIFGM2206B

Collect data or samples for assessment

add topic FPIFGM2215B

Measure trees



Unit Code

Unit Name

Warehousing & Distribution

add topic FPICOT2228B

Store materials

add topic RTF3026A

Receive and dispatch plants and other nursery products

Machinery & Equipment

add topic FPICOT2234B

Operate 4x4 vehicle

add topic FPICOT2237A

Maintain chainsaws

add topic RTC2309A

Operate tractors

add topic RTE2308A

Operate ride-on vehicles

add topic TLIC207C

Drive light rigid vehicle

add topic TLIC307C

Drive medium rigid vehicle

Load Handling

add topic TLID407C

Load and unload goods/cargo

add topic TLID1007C

Operate a forklift

add topic TLID1207C

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

add topic TLILIC108A

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Safety & Quality Processes

add topic FPICOT2233B

Navigate in forest areas

add topic RIIOHS205A

Control traffic with stop-slow bat

add topic RTC2706A

Apply chemicals under supervision

add topic RTD2703A

Operate in isolated and remote situations

Administration & Business

add topic BSBINM201A

Process and maintain workplace information

add topic BSBITU201A

Produce simple word processed documents

add topic BSBWOR204A

Use business technology


    Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Licensing Information

Not Applicable

Employability Skills


The following table contains a summary of the employability skills for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on the packaging options.

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Clarify legal and procedural requirements with appropriate personnel as required, to ensure consistency of interpretation and application

Effectively communicate and work safely with others in the work area

Identify and comply with safety signs and symbols

Notify appropriate personnel and complete an incident report


Effectively receive and action feedback

Make constructive contributions to the group

Provide assistance to and seek assistance from co-workers to achieve work tasks

Share relevant workplace information with co-workers to achieve designated individual and team goals and objectives


Effectively solve routine problems

Eliminate or reduce and report fire risks and hazards in accordance with workplace procedures

Follow up instances of unclear visual communications to avoid repeated problems

Minimise immediate risk to self and health and safety of any casualty or of occupational health and safety by controlling the hazard in accordance with occupational health and safety requirements

Initiative and enterprise

Check own role and responsibilities with appropriate personnel in accordance with organisational requirements

Note and communicate goals or outcomes to appropriate personnel

Recognise signs of fire and raise alarm at appropriate time in accordance with workplace procedures

Suggest improvements to workplace practices and resource efficiency to relevant personnel

Planning and organising

Accurately locate, record and report workplace information

Conduct ethically and to required standards, procedures to ensure compliance with applicable legislative and procedural requirements

Efficiently maintain quality and product care in accordance with environmental legislation and workplace procedures

Gather, convey and receive information


Apply , follow and adhere to quality system procedures to personal work

Identify and comply with applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), legislative and organisational requirements relevant to communicating and interacting with others

Maintain work relationships

Safely and efficiently follow environmental care procedures according to organisational requirements


Establish opportunities for professional development in consultation with appropriate personnel in accordance with organisational procedures

Identify opportunities for professional development

Record and report information regarding learning and competency development in accordance with organisational requirements


Request appropriate medical assistance using relevant communication media and equipment, which may include mobile phone, satellite phones, HF or VHF radio, flags, flares, two-way radio, email or electronic equipment