1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7995-13 Forestry Worker

Assists in the cultivation, maintenance and protection of forests.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • maintains forest roads, buildings, facilities, signs and equipment
  • observes forest areas and maintains look-out for fires
  • collects and cultivates seeds and plants them
  • applies fertilisers and insecticides to trees and general forest areas
  • kills weeds, fells or de-barks non-productive trees and thins young plantations
  • prepares firebreaks
  • cuts firewood

Specialisations:
Fire Lookout
Tree Planter

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