Training and Careers Committee

Chair: Steve Chandler

This Committee was established in 2017.


  • 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


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


  • 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 and contains resources for job seekers, trainees, training providers, and companies.

2024 FGLT Work Programme (see pages 28 to 29)


2024 Committee Meeting Dates:

  • 19 February
  • 16 May
  • 27 August
  • 7 November