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Training and Careers Committee

Chair: Lees Seymour

This Committee was established in 2017.

Purpose:

  • Consult on and develop a co-ordinated view on plantation forestry standards, qualifications and training needs and work with FISC, FICA and Competenz (the industry’s ITO) as well as funders and training providers to ensure standards and training solutions are delivering on those needs
  • Promote forestry careers, both directly and by working with and through other agencies

Issues:

  • National Standards for forestry, tertiary forestry training framework, training delivery, recruitment into the industry.

Composition:

  • Forest owners (FOA and FFA), contractors, Competenz, training providers with an interest in forestry.

Safety initiatives are on the Safetree website.

The Training and Careers Portal is at www.forestrycareers.nz and contains resources for job seekers, trainees, training providers, and companies.

2020 FGLT Work Programme (see pages 29 to 34)

Committee Meetings

18
Feb
FOA Boardroom, Wellington
Date: 18 February 2021

28
Apr
FOA Boardroom, Wellington
Date: 28 April 2021

13
Jul
FOA Boardroom, Wellington
Date: 13 July 2021

12
Oct
FOA Boardroom, Wellington
Date: 12 October 2021