Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage


This qualification is designed for job roles in the harvesting and haulage sector of the forest and forest products industry.

This qualification has eleven employment pathways for typical operational environments of harvesting and haulage. These are:

  • Bulldozer Operator
  • Excavator Operator
  • Feller Buncher Operator
  • Forest Harvester
  • Forwarder Operator
  • Harvesting Technician
  • In-field Chipper Operator
  • Loader Operator
  • Log truck driver
  • Mobile Equipment Operator
  • Skidder Operator

Some imported units in the elective bank may be subject to licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements. These units must be implemented in line with the licensing requirements outlined in the unit’s parent Training Package.

Sample learning outcomes

  • Contribute to team effectiveness
  • Work effectively in the forest and forest products industry
  • Communicate and interact effectively in the workplace
  • Implement safety, health and environment policies and procedures
  • Conduct quality and product care procedures
  • Evaluate fire potential and prevention
  • Provide first aid