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The Forest Practices Authority


Overseeing the training of Forest Practices Officers is a function of the FPA under section 4C of the Forest Practices Act 1985.

Although training undertaken by the FPA is focused on Forest Practices Officers, and other people with training needs to meet the requirements under the Act, course places may occasionally be available to others.

Contact Chris Grove for details on upcoming courses:

Chris Grove, FPA Training Coordinator, 03 6165 4082,

FPO Training Course

The FPO course for 2012-13 will take place between September 2012 and February 2013. The timetable is available here.

Click on the links below to download the information.

FPO training course accreditation

FPO training resource manual

Module 5 Fire management pre-course reading and assignment for participants

FPO Training Course assessment policy procedures and guidelines

Nomination form for FPO Training Course 

Training events

Course Contact Timing Duration Location Course content and cost
Identification of hybrids Anne Chuter 6165 4084
1 day Launceston (to be confirmed)
Information provided on request
In collaboration with UTas
FPO briefings

Chris Grove 6165 4082 

early 2014 1 dayvarious regional centresBriefings for all FPOs on the application of the Forest Practices Code under the Tasmanian Forest Agreement

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