To be awarded the add topic FWP20116 Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management, competency must be achieved in thirteen (13) units of competency.

six (6) core units of competency

seven (7) units of competency from the elective group, consisting of:

3 units from Group A

4 units from Group A and/or Group B, the total of which can include up to 2 units recommended for packaging at Certificate I, II or III level from this or any other 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 Title


add topic FWPCOR2201

Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry

add topic FWPCOR2202

Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace

add topic FWPCOR2203

Follow environmental care procedures

add topic FWPCOR2204

Follow fire prevention procedures

add topic FWPCOR2205

Follow WHS policies and procedures

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid



Unit Code

Unit Title

Fire Control

add topic AHCFIR201A

Assist with prescribed burning

add topic AHCWRK201A

Observe and report on weather

add topic FWPFGM2211

Detect fires

add topic PUAEQU001B

Prepare, maintain and test response equipment


add topic PUAFIR215 Prevent injury (Fire sector specific)

add topic PUAFIR215

Prevent injury

add topic PUAFIR204B

Respond to wildfire


add topic PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

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

Site Establishment and Maintenance

add topic AHCILM201A

Maintain cultural places

add topic AHCINF202A

Install, maintain and repair fencing

add topic AHCINF203A

Maintain properties and structures

add topic AHCIRG331

Install pressurised irrigation systems

add topic AHCIRG333

Maintain pressurised irrigation systems

add topic AHCPMG201A

Treat weeds

add topic AHCSAW201A

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

add topic FWPFGM2207

Undertake brushcutting operations

add topic FWPFGM2210

Implement animal pest control procedures

add topic FWPFGM2214

Maintain visitor sites

add topic LGAWORK212A

Perform field support duties in a roadwork environment

Breeding and Propagation

add topic AHCNSY201A

Pot up plants

add topic AHCNSY203A

Undertake propagation activities

add topic FWPFGM2201

Collect seed

add topic FWPFGM2202

Prepare seedbed

add topic FWPFGM2209

Cut, sort and set cuttings

add topic FWPFGM2212

Graft cuttings

add topic FWPFGM2213

Process seed

Tree Growing and Maintenance

add topic AHCARB204A

Use standard climbing techniques to access trees

add topic AHCARB206A

Operate and maintain stump grinding machines

add topic AHCPMG202A

Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders

add topic AHCNSY202A

Care for nursery plants

add topic FWPCOT2236

Fall trees manually (basic)

add topic FWPCOR2207

Maintain quality and product care

add topic FWPCOT2220

Select trees for tending operations

add topic FWPCOT2239

Trim and cut felled trees

add topic FWPFGM2203

Plant trees by hand

add topic FWPFGM2204

Plant trees mechanically

add topic FWPFGM2205

Prune trees

add topic FWPFGM2206

Collect data or samples for assessment

Grading and Testing

add topic FWPFGM2215

Measure trees



Unit Code

Unit Title

Warehousing and Distribution

add topic AHCNSY302A

Receive and dispatch nursery products

add topic FWPCOT2228

Store materials

Machinery and Equipment

add topic TLID3033

Operate a vehicle-mounted loading crane

add topic FWPCOT2237

Maintain chainsaws

add topic FWPCOT3259

Operate a four-wheel drive on unsealed roads

add topic TLIC2002

Drive light rigid vehicle

add topic TLIC3003

Drive medium rigid vehicle

Load Handling

add topic AHCCHM304A

Transport and store chemicals

add topic TLID2004

Load and unload goods/cargo

add topic TLID2010

Operate a forklift

add topic TLID2012

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

add topic TLILIC2001

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Safety and Quality Processes

add topic AHCCHM201A

Apply chemicals under supervision

add topic AHCWRK203A

Operate in isolated and remote situations

add topic FWPCOT2233

Navigate in forest areas

add topic RIIWHS205D

Control traffic with stop-slow bat

add topic FWPCOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

Administration and Business

add topic BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

add topic BSBITU201

Produce simple word processed documents

add topic BSBWOR204

Use business technology

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.