Certificate II in Timber Manufactured Products

This qualification is designed for job roles in the forest and forest products industry.


Total number of units = 13

5 core units plus

8 elective units, consisting of:

3 units from Group A

up to 5 units from Group A and/or Group B

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 timber manufactured products sector of the industry



Unit Code

Unit Title


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 FPICOR2205B

Follow OHS policies and procedures

add topic FPICOR2207B

Maintain quality and product care



Unit Code

Unit Title

Sawing Operations

add topic FPICOT2205B

Tail out materials

add topic FPICOT2208B

Resaw boards and timber

add topic FPICOT2229B

Dock material to length

add topic FPICOT2232B

Cut material to shape using a saw

add topic FPITMM2201B

Cut material to length and angles

add topic FPITMM2202B

Machine material

Timber Grading & Testing

add topic FPICOT2212B

Grade hardwood sawn and milled products

add topic FPICOT2213B

Grade softwood sawn and milled products

add topic FPICOT2214B

Grade cypress sawn and milled products

add topic FPICOT2215B

Visually stress grade hardwood

add topic FPICOT2216B

Visually stress grade softwood

add topic FPICOT2217B

Visually stress grade cypress

Timber Products

add topic FPICOT2203B

Finish products

add topic FPICOT2207B

Dress boards and timber

add topic FPICOT2209B

Produce finger jointed timber

add topic FPICOT2211B

Produce pointed timber products

add topic FPICOT2222B

Produce laminated beams

add topic FPICOT2224B

Band edges of panels

add topic FPICOT2230B

Assemble products


Apply wood and timber product knowledge

add topic FPISAW2205B

Assemble materials using nail plates

add topic FPIWPP2203B

Repair veneer and ply

add topic FPIWPP2204B

Repair veneer mechanically


Glaze and re-glaze residential windows and doors



Unit Code

Unit Title

Machinery & Equipment

add topic FPICOT2219B

Use hand-held tools


Cut materials with a pole saw


Operate a four wheel drive on unsealed roads

add topic TLIC2002A

Drive light rigid vehicle

add topic TLIC3003A

Drive medium rigid vehicle

Warehousing & Distribution

add topic FPICOT2210B

Tally material

add topic FPICOT2227B

Process orders and despatch products

add topic FPICOT2228B

Store materials

add topic FPICOT2231B

Pack products


Build and maintain timber stacks

Load Handling

add topic TLID2004A

Load and unload goods/cargo

add topic TLID2010A

Operate a forklift

add topic TLID2012A

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

add topic TLILIC2001A

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Safety & Quality Processes


Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency


Provide first aid

Competitive Manufacturing

add topic MSS402001A

Apply competitive systems and practices

Administration & Business

add topic BSBINM201A

Process and maintain workplace information

add topic BSBITU201A

Produce simple word processed documents

add topic BSBWOR204A

Use business technology


    This qualification has six employment pathways for operational environments in the forest and forest products industry. These are:


    Manufacturing Assistant (Timber Products)

    Saw Operator

    Timber Manufacturing Worker

    Timber Products Worker

    Timber Puller

    Entry may be gained through progression from a lower level FPI qualification or recognition of existing industry experience or qualifications.

    This qualification may be suited to an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Licensing Information

Native FPI units may be subject to state or territory licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.

Some imported units in the elective bank may be subject to state or territory codes, regulations, licences and/or permits. These units must be implemented in line with the licensing requirements outlined in the unit’s parent Training Package.

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:


Convey information in simple language, and acknowledge and check message

Establish and maintain communication with others in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

Identify and comply with safety signs and symbols

Use appropriate communication and interpersonal techniques with colleagues and others


Check key legal and procedural principles relating to work order with appropriate personnel, in accordance with organisational requirements

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


Follow safe workplace procedures and safe work instructions for controlling risks

Identify and report occupational health and safety issues and risks in the work area to appropriate personnel

Identify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures

Immediately identify and promptly report problems to appropriate personnel to avoid repetition of de-valued product

Initiative and enterprise

Apply safe work practices, including effective response procedures, to workplace risk and emergencies, according to applicable occupational health and safety and organisational requirements

Actively seek feedback on performance from appropriate personnel to confirm quality of performance and identify areas for improvement

Identify and report existing and potential hazards in the work area to appropriate personnel

Promptly review factors affecting the achievement of work tasks and report to appropriate 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

Follow safe workplace procedures for dealing with accidents and emergencies within scope of responsibilities

Identify and comply with legal and procedural requirements


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

Maintain work relationships

Safely and efficiently follow environmental care procedures according to organisational requirements

Seek appropriate support to assist and improve own performance to achieve personal and organisational goals and objectives


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

Identify opportunities for professional development

Practise and carry out emergency and evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency

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


Regularly maintain machinery and adjust equipment to minimise product damage and waste

Safely and efficiently use relevant equipment to complete work tasks within designated timeframes - equipment may include equipment necessary to complete work tasks, and may include telephones or communications equipment, tools, machinery, vehicles, navigational aids, instruments, computers and computer software, printers, facsimile machines and photocopiers