New Zealand Certificate in Forestry Harvesting Operations (Level 3)

  • 27 April 2021, 11 October 2021
  • Level 3
  • 1 semester full-time
  • FREE (TTAF funded)

Qualification overview


If you love tools and machines and want to work in the outdoors in New Zealand's forestry industry, this 20 week programme will get you started. It focuses on manual processing and quality control.

You could play a key role in harvesting our production forests by working in a commercial forest harvesting or log scaling operation.

There's a mix of practical learning, with some theory, as well as 10 weeks of industry experience. You team up with a real harvesting crew to put your skills and knowledge into practice.




Entry requirements

Open entry.

  • Must be physically fit and able to complete practical work.
  • Applicants will also need to submit a completed Personal Health Status Declaration to confirm that they will be physically capable of working in the forestry harvesting environment.