© The State of Queensland 2022
Meeting your training obligations
Permittees are responsible for ensuring all operators (including subcontractors) have completed mandatory training. Use the resources on this page to help your business stay on the right side of the regulations.
Support your workforce, protect your business
This website will be rolling out a fresh round of training every 6 months, with content aligned with the four focus areas identified here. As part of their legal obligations, permittees need to ensure their workers have completed each round.
Apply this to everyone
Permittees are responsible for ensuring all workers, including permanent and casual staff and subcontractors, have completed mandatory training.
Know what’s required
While training might be a TAFE-run course, often it's simply a Toolbox Talk that permittees need to share. Explore the training resources across this site.
Keep training records
Keep a log of training completion for each worker (including permanent and casual staff, and subcontractors) using the forms below.
Check back for updates
As legislation changes, so too will training needs. Revisit this website for updates
LAST UPDATED: 20 SEPT 2023
What you need to know
View a list of mandatory training for permittees and operators working on state-owned native forestry in Queensland.
Please note, this list is current as of the time of production - see document footer for date.
Training requirements and support
Industry training requirements - what your team need to know
Training plans delivered by the Capacity Building Project
Prosaw Australia delivers a range of forest industry qualifications
ForestFit delivers a training program and certification system
Training Australia is a joint initiative of Australian state and Territory governments, showing all nationally recognised training (NRT) and registered training organisations (RTOs)
Forest and Wood Products Training Package details all of Nationally Endorsed units of competency, skill sets and qualifications for the forest and timber industry
Skills Impact collaborates with industry, government and training partners to track trends in sectors such as forestry. They will be establishing a Jobs and Skills Council, Skills Insight that will deliver outcomes to support a responsive VET system and a skilled workforce
ForestWorks is an industry owned not-for-profit organisation offering services to suppor the skills development of the forest, wood, paper, timber and furnishing industries
Training Strategy developed under the Capacity Building Project, comprising an overview of the training that will be delivered on this site over time