Working in Silviculture Operations

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To provide an opportunity for people to engage with forestry industry skills, and provide a pathway to forest training at level 3 leading to training at level 4 and above an is intended for people who work largely unsupervised in the forest industry.

The training scheme will recognise the skills and knowledge that workers may already have gained through industry experience prior to entry.

A range of unit standards are offered as electives in this training scheme. A full list of the electives available in the current academic year will be provided on application.


Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions

From 1 January 2023, all NorthTec learners will be part of Te Pūkenga. Please note that these programmes of study are currently under review as part of the reform of vocational education training and may be subject to change.

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Part time



Start Dates

Rolling intakes nationwide

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

Domestic: Fees Free

International: Programme not open to international students

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Phone 0800 162 100
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