Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the FWP Forest and Wood Products Training Package meet the industry requirements for operating an excavator and may meet some State and Territory regulatory requirements for gaining a licence as an excavator operator.


This skill set is for people wishing to work as an excavator operator in a commercial forest operation in the harvesting and haulage sector of the forest and wood products industry.


The Skill set for an excavator operator consists of:

add topic FWPCOR2203 Follow environmental care procedures

add topic FWPCOR2205 Follow WHS policies and procedures

add topic FWPHAR3219 Conduct excavator operations with grabs

add topic HLTAID003 Provide first aid


These units provide credit towards a number of qualifications including FWP30216 Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage.