Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 2-week periods of field experience and training, one in summer semester between Year 1 and Year 2; the other between Year 2 and Year 3 |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Mark Stewart
|Subject Overview:|| |
Students undertake a total of four weeks of field experience and training over the course of the degree, made up of two 2-week field camps. The camps are held early in the summer semester. Students may obtain credit for proven competencies in relevant areas. Content includes:
On completion of the subject, students will have gained a range of skills and accredited forestry-related competencies including first aid, axes and slashers, chemical handling and chainsaw use.
|Assessment:||Attendance at a minimum of 80% of field camp days and participation in the skills components of the course. Acquisition of 80% of listed competencies based on formal criteria.|
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|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|
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Bachelor of Forest Science |
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