To be awarded the add topic FWP20616 Certificate II in Timber Merchandising, 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 timber merchandising 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 FWPCOR2205

Follow WHS policies and procedures

add topic SIRXCCS202

Interact with customers

add topic SIRXSLS002

Follow point-of-sale procedures



Unit Code

Unit Title

Sawing Operations

add topic FWPCOT2205

Tail out materials

add topic FWPCOT2208

Resaw boards and timber

add topic FWPCOT2218

Cross cut materials with a fixed saw

add topic FWPCOT2229

Dock material to length

add topic FWPCOT2238

Cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw

add topic FWPTMM2201

Cut material to length and angles

add topic FWPTMM2202

Machine material

add topic FWPWPP2201

Cut panels

Grading & Testing

add topic FWPCOR2207

Maintain quality and product care

add topic FWPCOT2212

Grade hardwood sawn and milled products

add topic FWPCOT2213

Grade softwood sawn and milled products

add topic FWPCOT2214

Grade cypress sawn and milled products

add topic FWPCOT2215

Visually stress grade hardwood

add topic FWPCOT2216

Visually stress grade softwood

add topic FWPCOT2217

Visually stress grade cypress

Warehousing & Distribution

add topic FWPCOT2228

Store materials

add topic FWPCOT3264

Build and maintain timber stacks

add topic SIRXINV001A

Perform stock control procedures

add topic TLIA2012

Pick and process orders

add topic TLID2010

Operate a forklift

add topic TLID2012

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

add topic TLID2013

Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

add topic TLILIC2001

Licence to operate a forklift truck


add topic BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

add topic FWPCOT2241

Apply wood and timber product knowledge

add topic SIRXCCS201

Apply point-of-sale handling procedures

add topic SIRXFIN201

Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal

add topic SIRXICT001A

Operate retail technology

add topic SIRXMER201

Merchandise products

add topic SIRXRSK001

Identify and respond to security risks

add topic SIRXSLS201

Sell products and services

Timber Products

add topic FWPCOT2207

Dress boards and timber

add topic FWPCOT2219

Use hand-held tools

add topic FWPCOT2230

Assemble products



Unit Code

Unit Title

Machinery & Equipment

add topic FWPCOT2237

Maintain chainsaws

add topic TLIC2002

Drive light rigid vehicle

add topic TLIC3003

Drive medium rigid vehicle

Load Handling

add topic TLID2004

Load and unload goods/cargo

add topic TLID2047

Prepare cargo for transfer with slings

Safety & Quality Processes

add topic FWPCOT3263

Maintain and contribute to energy efficiency

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid

Administration & Business

add topic BSBINM201

Process and maintain workplace information

add topic BSBITU201

Produce simple word processed documents

add topic BSBWOR204

Use business technology

add topic SIRXADM001A

Apply retail office procedures

add topic SIRXFIN002A

Perform retail finance duties

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.