Optimisation of log making (and associated activities) is an emerging skill area due to recent technological developments. Higher coverage is required in the relevant FWP training package units and qualifications (including the operation of an optimizing head).
Submitted by John Dodson, HVP Plantations
Skills required for in-forest optimisation for harvesting operators will be identified in light of emerging technologies in this area – development work currently being undertaken
Linked with previous issues raised by NSW TAFE in 2015.
Optimisation of Log Making project currently in progress.