A training package is a set of resources and materials designed to assist industry implement skills development and recognition. A training package describes the broad skills and knowledge that workers need to perform effectively in workplaces in the industry.
Qualifications and the units of competency that relate to each of the forest and timber products industry sectors are grouped together in the training package, so that every type of job in the industry is covered.
Training packages are developed with input from industry experts. The aim is to have units of competency that accurately reflect the kinds of skills used in our industry.
The training packages for the forest wood, paper and timber products industries identify safety, quality, productivity and sustainability as paramount.
Assessment System (FIAPS) The Forest Industry Assessment Plan System (FIAPS) is a unique service initiated and maintained by ForestWorks, available by annual subscription to all registered training providers (RTOs) and enterprises who use the FPI05 and FPI11 Forest and Forest Products Training Package.
Skill Sets Increasingly, individuals are finding that it is a job requirement to possess specific sets of skills to meet industry standards or regulatory and legislative requirements.