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Qualification: Forest tractor operator (no legal status)

Forest tractor operator (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates are able to:

  • organise, work and monitor work within the group in a working environment according to the standards related to the quality of work in forestry,
  • operate machines, appliances, equipment, materials, energy and time responsibly and economically,
  • ensure their safety and the safety of others involved in the work process and protect the environment,
  • communicate with various stakeholders taking into account the principles of efficient communication,
  • use modern ICT as required in forestry,
  • inspect the terrain for tractor harvesting and carry out a preliminary empty tractor drive,
  • collect timber and operate a loaded tractor,
  • prepare a location for the ramp and carry out sorting and tailoring,
  • prepare the site and implement forestry order,
  • participate in logging and harvesting also in special or extreme conditions by using a variety of forestry machinery.

Reference Data

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  • At least elementary education,
  • category F driving license - tractors and tractor attachments.

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.

 

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.

METHODS OF VERIFICATION OF VOCATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Practical verification and oral presentation.
NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • At least elementary education,
  • category F driving license - tractors and tractor attachments.
Ways to acquire: 

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.