FOLS to Increase in 2017

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The number of operators signing up to FOLS increased in 2016, as more businesses recognise the benefits of the service, and see it as a solution to manage the high risk competencies and currency of their workforce. FOLS is an accepted practice in … Read More

Project to Support Optimisation of Log Production

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Industry stakeholders have identified the need to update occupational skills standards in line with current forest harvesting optimisation processes and technologies. This skills gap was recognised by the Forest and Wood Products Industry Reference Committee (IRC) as a priority skill … Read More

New General Manager for ForestWorks

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  “It is an exciting time for ForestWorks, as we work with industry on new developments.” “I look forward to driving our services to support industry skill needs. ForestWorks is a well-known and respected industry body, that has a strong … Read More

New Skills Development Service in Tasmania

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ForestWorks has been appointed to administer a Training and Skills Development Service on behalf of the Tasmanian Department of State Growth. The Training and Skills Development Service will assist forestry workers adjust to changing job requirements in the Tasmanian forest … Read More

Vic Govt Announces New Industry Advisory Structure

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The Victorian Government has launched a new approach to engaging industry and employers with Victoria’s training system. Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert joined Victorian Skills Commissioner Neil Coulson last Wednesday to launch the new Industry Engagement Framework, which … Read More

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