To be awarded the add topic FWP30216 Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage, competency must be achieved in thirteen (13) units of competency.

seven (7) core units of competency

six (6) units of competency from the elective group, consisting of:

2 units from Group A elective units

up to 4 units from Group A and/or Group B elective units

a maximum of 2 units from Group C

the total elective units can include up to 2 units recommended for packaging at Certificate II, III or IV level from this or any other endorsed Training Package or state/territory accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to work undertaken in the harvesting and haulage sector of the industry.



Unit Code

Unit Title


add topic BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

add topic FWPCOR2201

Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry

add topic FWPCOR2202

Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace

add topic FWPCOR3201

Implement safety, health and environment policies and procedures

add topic FWPCOR3202

Conduct quality and product care procedures

add topic FWPCOR3203

Evaluate fire potential and prevention

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid



Unit Code

Unit Title

Harvesting Operations

add topic AHCARB307A

Undertake complex tree climbing

add topic AHCEXP303A

Prepare and use explosives

add topic FWPCOT3252

Use environmental care procedures to undertake fire salvage operations

add topic FWPCOT3261

Transport forestry logs using trucks

add topic FWPCOT3262

Transport forestry produce using trucks

add topic FWPCOT3253

Convert timber residue into products for further use

add topic FWPCOT3254

Implement environmentally sustainable work practices in the work area/work site

add topic FWPHAR3201

Monitor log recovery (rigging slinger)

add topic FWPHAR3216

Conduct forestry operations using crawler tractor

add topic FWPHAR3217

Conduct skidder operations

add topic FWPHAR3218

Conduct loader operations

add topic FWPHAR3206

Conduct forwarder operations

add topic FWPHAR3207

Conduct feller buncher operations

add topic FWPHAR3208

Conduct boom delimber operations

add topic FWPHAR3210

Conduct mechanical processor operations

add topic FWPHAR3211

Operate yarder

add topic FWPHAR3213

Conduct mechanically assisted tree falling operations

add topic FWPHAR3214

Operate a single grip harvester

add topic FWPHAR3215

Operate a heavy production mobile chipper

add topic FWPHAR3219

Conduct excavator operations with grabs

add topic FWPHAR3220

Harvest trees manually (intermediate)

add topic FWPHAR3221

Harvest trees manually (advanced)

Grading and Testing

add topic FWPCOR3204

Visually assess materials

add topic FWPCOT3223

Grade and mark logs

add topic FWPCOT3250

Prepare timber to meet import/export compliance requirements

Machinery and Equipment

add topic FWPCOT3224

Plan and monitor equipment maintenance

add topic AURTGA001

Drive and manoeuvre trailers



Unit Code

Unit Title

Fire Control

add topic AHCWRK302A

Monitor weather conditions

add topic PUAFIR303B

Suppress wildfire


add topic PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire

add topic PUAFIR309B

Operate pumps


add topic PUAEQU001B Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

And one of the following four units:

add topic PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire


add topic PUAFIR218 Respond to isolated structure fire


add topic PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire


add topic PUAFIR205B Respond to aviation incident (specialist

add topic PUAOHS002B

Maintain safety at an incident scene


add topic PUAFIR215 Prevent Injury (Fire sector specific)

add topic PUATEA002B

Work autonomously


add topic PUATEA001B Work in a team (Fire sector specific)

Site Establishment and Maintenance

add topic AHCNAR303A

Implement revegetation works

add topic FWPCOT3221

Rehabilitate tracks, quarries and landings

add topic FWPFGM3203

Conduct an instrument survey

Machinery and Equipment

add topic AHCMOM301A

Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

add topic FWPCOT3259

Operate a four-wheel drive on unsealed roads

add topic FWPCOT3260

Recover four-wheel drive vehicles

add topic FWPFGM3214

Operate a four-wheel drive in a towing situation

add topic FWPFGM3215

Perform complex 4x4 operations

Specialist Machinery and Equipment

A maximum of two units may be selected from this field

add topic RIIMPO315D

Conduct tractor operations

add topic RIIMPO317E

Conduct roller operations

add topic RIIMPO319D

Conduct backhoe/loader operations

add topic RIIMPO323D

Conduct civil construction dozer operations

add topic RIIMPO324E

Conduct civil construction grader operations

add topic RIIVEH304D

Conduct tip truck operations

add topic TLID3033

Operate a vehicle-mounted loading crane

Load Handling

add topic TLIC3063

Operate vehicle carrying special loads

add topic TLID1001

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

add topic TLID3011

Conduct specialised forklift operations

add topic TLID3014

Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads

add topic TLIE3002

Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions

add topic TLIH2001

Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes

Safety and Quality Processes

add topic AHCWRK304A

Respond to rescue incidents

add topic FWPCOT3202

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

add topic FWPCOT3255

Apply silvicultural principles

add topic FWPCOT3256

Apply biodiversity protection principles

add topic FWPCOT3257

Follow cultural heritage requirements

add topic FWPCOT3258

Comply with soil and water protection

add topic FWPCOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

add topic HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

add topic HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

add topic TLID3035

Operate a boom type elevating work platform

add topic TLIF2010

Apply fatigue management strategies

Administration and Business

add topic BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

add topic BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

Communication and Relationships

add topic BSBFLM303

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

add topic FWPCOT3222

Present forestry information and interpretations programs

Planning and Analysis

add topic BSBFLM305

Support operational plan


Truck Driving

add topic TLIC3004

Drive heavy rigid vehicle

add topic TLIC3005

Drive heavy combination vehicle

add topic TLIC4006

Drive multi-combination vehicle

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.