Forestry Work Skills II

Subject 220-287 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Year Long, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 16 weeks in total
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 207-166 or 207-168 Forestry Work Skills I
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Mr Mark Stewart
Subject Overview:

This subject builds on the knowledge students gained in Forestry Work Skills I. Students are required to apply principles learnt through their studies to participate in work placements and projects. Students experience the practical application of techniques and methods studied during the course of the advanced diploma.

On completion of this subject, students should:

  • be able to work independently and unsupervised as well as actively participate in group work; and

  • understand the process of project development, completion and reporting, and effectively manage time allocated to activities.

The subject covers the areas of:

  • practical application of the field skills acquired during Forestry Work Skills I and other advanced diploma subjects;

  • advanced project design management, coordination and reporting; and

  • supervision skills, team work and group dynamics.

Assessment: Students are required to complete a report (of 2000-2500 words) on the activities undertaken. Those students not employed in the forestry or a related industry must complete 80 days of industry experience.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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Related Course(s): Associate Degree in Forestry Management
Associate Degree in Wood Products Management

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