Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the FPI11 Forest and Forest Products Training Package meet the industry requirements for setting up, operating and maintaining finger jointing operations to produce finger jointed timber according to established production parameters.


This skill set is for people who set up, operate and maintain finger jointing operations in a forest products factory setting. Their job role will involve planning production parameters, maintaining and replacing equipment, resolving problems, shutting down and isolating equipment as required to produce finger jointed timber to required specifications.


The Skill set for a finger jointing plant operator consists of:


add topic FPICOT2209B Produce finger jointed timber

add topic FPICOT3207B Set up, operate and maintain finger jointing operations

add topic FPICOT3212B Replace saws, blades and guides

add topic MEM18011C Shut down and isolate machines/equipment


These units provide credit towards a number of qualifications, including:

FPI30311 Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing

FPI30511 Certificate III in Timber Manufactured Products

FPI30811 Certificate III in Wood Machining