New Zealand Certificate in Forest Operations
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The New Zealand Certificate in Forestry Operations (Level 3) with strands in Basic Machine Operations, Mensuration, Production Thinning, Planting, Pruning, and Thin to Waste [Ref: 2334] or equivalent industry experience, is a recommended pre-requisite to this qualification.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the forest industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge required to be employed in a production role in a commercial forestry operation and contribute to the planning of operations. They will be able to make decisions in their area of specialisation.
Graduates will be able to operate a mechanised plant and equipment safely and efficiently without supervision and maintain plant equipment while retaining productivity within the operation.
The qualification includes two strands in mechanised land preparation and mechanised thinning which represent distinct activities within forestry operations.
What graduates earn
Graduates who studied Forestry Studies at this level can earn:
Median earnings one year after study
Median earnings two years after study
Median earnings five years after study
Status one year after study
Employment rate two years after study
Examples of related scholarships
Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant
Rural Communities Trust
So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.